[Tex/LaTex] How to write equation inside text


In the middle of an equation, I need to write to write a very short equation. When I use

   stuff >= other_stuff power (2)

I get the equation on the line that follows my phrase (automatic line jump).

How can I write the equation in the middfle of the phrase on the same line ?

Here is the code I used:

Only features with \begin{equation}\chi^2 >=10.83 
\end{equation}  are pre-selected.

Here is the result and I want to avoid it:
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Best Answer

How about

$stuff >= other stuff$

Unfortunately, you won't get an equation number this way...