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How to typeset the "Re" of Re(a+ib) correctly inside an equation in latex? I tried using \mathcal and \mathbb but it does not give me the typical rounded R I already saw in other documents...

Any help? Thanks in advance!

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up vote 11 down vote accepted

Use $\Re(a + ib)$

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That's it, thanks! Sometimes we overlook the obvious :) – Nigu Aug 9 '10 at 3:43

Might \mathfrak{Re} be what you're looking for?

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This fits me better, thanks. – Adobe Feb 13 '13 at 14:09

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