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What's the difference between $$ $$ and \begin{equation} \end{equation}? [duplicate]

I don't know the difference between $$...$$ and \begin{equation}...\end{equation}. What's the difference between $$...$$ and \begin{equation}...\end{equation}? \begin{equation*}...\end{equation*}?
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What the difference between $$ and \[? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is \[ … \] preferable to $$? Why should I prefer $$ to \[ ? I have always used && and never had, seemingly, any problem !
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How to reduce or make the space equal of linespacing before and after the $$ something $$ [duplicate]

How to reduce or make the space equal of linespacing before and after the $$ something $$ ?
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Using `$$…$$` vs`\[…\]` [duplicate]

In order to center stuff in math mode, we can use either $$...$$ or \[...\]. Is there an OBJECTIVE reason as to why one is better than the other?
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Using `$$` with LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is \[ … \] preferable to $$? Why a lot of LaTeX users warn about the use of $$ $$ instead of \[ \] for display formulas? What is the difference between the ...
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What is the difference “$$ $$” and “\[ \]”? [duplicate]

There are two ways in display-math mode. One is $$ *math equations* $$ and the other one is \[ *math equations* \]. But what is difference?
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Are \( and \) preferable to dollar signs for math mode?

Along the lines of Why is \[ ... \] preferable to $$?, what reasons are there (if any) to favor \( ... \) over $ ... $?
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Show inline math as if it were display math

I'm very familiar with how symbols display differently in inline mode (with $) vs. how display math shows them (with \[ or $$). Two examples would be with limits $\lim_{n\righarrow \infty}f(x)$ ...
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What are the differences between $$, \[, align, equation and displaymath?

I once learnt, that it is uncool to use $$, but why is that? Why does \[ not act as a abbreviation to \begin{align}? I noticed, that there is a difference, since one cannot use & and \\ inside a ...
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Define additional math operators to be typeset in roman

Mathematical operators, such as function names, should be set in roman type, not italics. Latex already has commands for some operators, including \max, \min, and \log. How can I define additional ...
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How do you center equations?

I can't seem to center equations without causing some weird formatting problem. The following results in the R being dropped: \begin{center} E(R_{i,t})=E(\alpha_i)+E(\beta_{i,F_1 } ...
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variable-sized “such that” pipe

I am looking for a pipe symbol that can be made to vary in height automatically. One of the common ways of writing "such that" in mathematics is with the pipe symbol (|). The pipe can be represented ...
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What's the best way make an “augmented” coefficient matrix?

When studying systems of linear equations, it's nice to remind people that the last column of the coefficient matrix holds the constants. This is often done in books by putting a vertical line ...
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Which command should I use for displayed equations?

A number of related questions have already been asked about this issue: align vs equation which is preferable to what to do with this hyperref note on amsmath and even eqnarray vs align But I'm ...
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Defining `$$$ $$$` to align

I would like to define $$$ \zeta(s) = \dfrac1{1^s} + \dfrac1{2^s} + \cdots $$$ as a short hand for \begin{align} \zeta(s) = \dfrac1{1^s} + \dfrac1{2^s} + \cdots \end{align}` How should I go ...

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