Openai api does not write the equation in latex format in mathjax format

Hello, openai api does not write the equation in latex format in mathjax format. Even though I entered a long prompt examples about this, the prompt skips the examples. My prompt example:

For latex expressions, use the $ symbol for LaTeX formatting. For example, if an expression is given as \(\frac{24}{18 - x}\),\[\frac{24}{18 - x}\], rewrite it as $\frac{24}{18 -x}$. Writing math formulas: You have a MathJax rendering environment.

- Any LaTeX text between single dollar sign ($) will be rendered as a TeX formula;
- Use $(tex_formula)$ in-line delimiters to display equations instead of backslash;
- The rendering environment only uses $ (single dollarsign) as a container delimiter. Example: $x^2 + 3x$ is output for "x² + 3x" to appear as TeX.`

Apart from this prompt, I added a sample answer draft on the prompt.

Note: Out of 5-6 examples, only 1 is mathjax as I want. Not all of them work, others are in latex format.

I decided it wasn’t even worth the effort of cluttering up a system prompt, when I could just do the following on my end with the results:

    translateLaTex = (val: string): string => {
        if (val.indexOf("\\") == -1) return val;

        return val.replaceAll("\\(", "$")//
            .replaceAll("\\)", "$")//
            .replaceAll("\\[", "$$")//
            .replaceAll("\\]", "$$");
    }
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The lesson is, as always, don’t fight the model.

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Exactly. If you can easily conform to what the model wants to do naturally, then that’s far better than trying to instruct the model to behave differently.

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