superscript in markdown (Github flavored)?

Following this lead, I tried this in a Github README.md:

<span style="vertical-align: baseline; position: relative;top: -0.5em;>text in superscript</span>

Does not work, the text appears as normal. Help?

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  • One Solution collect form web for “superscript in markdown (Github flavored)?”

    Use the <sup></sup>tag (<sub></sub> is the equivalent for subscripts). See this gist for an example.

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