Chapter 1 Prerequisites

This is a book written in Markdown[1]
Supported by Pandoc’s markdown[2]

Pandoc’s Markdown supports all sorts of things, but most importantly: math equations in LaTeX
\[a^2 + b^2 = c^2\] \[X = \begin{bmatrix}1 & x_{1}\\ 1 & x_{2}\\ 1 & x_{3} \end{bmatrix} \]

The bookdown package can be installed from CRAN or Github:



[1] Xie, Yihui. 2020. Bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown.