HTML5 | MathML <mn> Tag

The MathML <mn> tag in HTML5 is used to display a numeric character which is normally a sequence of digits with a possible separator. It contains the arbitrary character and used like 4 as Four.


<mn> Numeric </mn>

Attributes: It accepts some attributes which are listed below:

  • class|id|style: This attribute is used to hold the styles of the child elements.
  • dir: This attributes holds the direction value. The direction value is acceptable ltr for left to right and rtl for right to left.
  • href: This attribute is used to hold any hyperlink to a specified URL.
  • mathbackground: This attribute holds the value of the math expressions background color.
  • mathcolor: This attribute holds the color of the math expressions.
  • mathsize: This attribute holds the value of the size for the content. The possible values are small, medium and big.
  • mathvariant: This attribute holds variety of typography like font-family.

Below example illustrates the MathML <mn> tag in HTML 5:






<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML5 MathML mn tag</title>
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1 style="color:green">
    <h3>HTML5 MathML <mn> tag</h3>



Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML5 MathML <mn> tag are listed below:

  • Firefox

Note: Till now no other browsers supported by MathML elements.


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