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`Inline code` with backticks Inline code with backticks
```
#code block```
print `hello world`
print 'fenced block'
```
#code block
print `hello world`
print 'fenced block'
$ \$ $\phi = \frac{1 + \sqrt{5}}{2}$ \$ $ $\phi = \frac{1 + \sqrt{5}}{2}$
$$
\phi = \frac{1 + \sqrt{5}}{2}
$$
$$\phi = \frac{1 + \sqrt{5}}{2}$$