{align} is an environment provided by math packages that permits multiple related equations to be aligned at a common reference point, usually a sign of relation. For general questions about aligning document elements, use {horizontal-alignment} or {vertical-alignment} instead.

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How to left align a set of equations.

I wanted to left align a set of equations. I've tried the solution provided in aligning to the left. It worked. But, I wanted to have a single equation number for the entire flalign in order to refer ...
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Multiple aligning symbols

I would like to do the closest thing there is to opening an align* environment inside another align* environment. In other words: it would be great if there were an environment, call it Align, that ...
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Label a block or systems of equations with one label [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get only one vertically centered equation number in align environment with two equations I have a big system of equations which I want to label as one block. I do ...
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Math environments in tables with > and < preamble

I'm trying to put a \begin{align*} and \end{align*} for every entry at columns 2 and 3 of my table. But I'm getting errors that seem to say my environment markers are mismatched. I'm sure I've got my ...
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Define an align environment that always aligns to the first equal sign

I noticed that 98% of the times I use align or aligned I place the & just before the first = of each line. Is there a way to define a new environment that automatically aligns equations to the ...
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Runaway argument

The following code: \begin{align*} \lim_{u\rightarrow\infty}\frac{\psi(u)}{\overline{F_I}(u)}&=\left(\frac{\rho}{1+\rho}\right)\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}n(1+\rho)^{-n}\\ ...
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mdframed package + align gives extra vertical space

I think I may have stumbled upon a bug in the mdframed package. I have an mdframed environment with just one align environment inside it. Consider this minimum working example: ...
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How to vertically align multiple equations with text underset?

How do you vertically align equality signs when one of them has some text underset? My solution is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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Centering in the \align* environment

I'm using the \align* environment from the amsmath package. How can I center one of the lines inside the environment? In the following example, I want to the \vdots to be centered, instead of ...
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Aligning sub-equations within align

Update: How do I align both the \sum signs and the = signs in the last two equations? I have updated the picture. Original Question: When I use the following code: \begin{equation} \begin{split} ...
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Multi-line brackets in align [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make \left, \right pairs of delimiter work over multiple lines? The following code (from the official User's Guide for the amsmath Package) works: ...
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How do I put a side brace around several lines in the align* environment?

I would like to put a side brace around several lines in the align* environment, as shown in the comments in the code below: \begin{align*} left side & = right side \\ left side & = ...
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Automatic line break in alignat

Consider the following example from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/12782/4011 \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcounter{eqn} \renewcommand*{\theeqn}{\alph{eqn})} ...
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Alignement in columns and spacing between columns of an equations environment

(Too) Long ago, I had some problems with some equation. I wanted them to look like this (this is how they looked in LyX), but when compiled they looked like this: . What botheres me compared to ...
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Footnote from intertext

I want to be able to send footnotes from intertexts I use within align. Is there an easy way to accomplish this (say using a package)? For example, I am a little teapot \begin{align} this ...
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How to force left alignment in an aligned array of formulas?

So I try \begin{equation}\label{eq2} \left.\begin{aligned} \Phi (z)=-\frac{{\rm 1}}{{\rm 2\pi}{i}} \int _{-\infty }^{+\infty }\frac{N-iT}{x-z} dx ,\\ {\rm \Psi }(z)=-\frac{{\rm 1}}{{\rm 2\pi }{i}} ...
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Access every cell of amsmath's align environment

I'd like to create an environment that basically behaves like amsmath's (v. 2.13) align environment, i.e. line numbering, \label, \tag, \intertext ... are available. Since I don't want to reinvent ...
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Using \gather and \align together

I'm very picky regarding alignment inside my proofs. What's frustrating me right now is that I have some lines that I want to be center-aligned (using \begin{gather}) and others that I wish to align ...
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Argument of align has an extra '}'

Okay, this was compiling just fine yesterday. I've since been making some changes, and now get the following error: ! Argument of \align has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.85 f(t) = ...
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About alignment of mathematics formulas

How can I implement the alignment like in the following image? Because the usual \begin{align*} and \end{align*} command can not work, so I hope you can help me! Thanks! Wait for your elegant ...
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How to number an entire array environment with only a single number [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: numbering few equations together I am currently using an align environment to write a system of equations. The code has the form: \begin{align*}\label{myEnv} %equation ...
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Getting arguments underneath \min in an align environment

I am wondering how can I ensure that an argument gets placed underneath \min when I use an align environment. When I use math mode and write \[ min_{x_1,\dots x_T} \] the {x_1,\dots x_T} is ...
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Varying number of columns in multi-equation environment

Consider the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\expr}[1]{\begin{pmatrix}x_#1\\y_#1\end{pmatrix}} \begin{document} \begin{equation} c = a \cdot b ...
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Putting equations in \intertext to annotate a proof

I'm trying to typeset a proof with Latex. When I do proofs, I like to alternate between a line of text, to explain each step, and the resulting equation. I also like to have the equations align at the ...
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Are \choose and \align incompatible?

I ran across a strange warning when trying to use the math command \choose inside the amsmath package's \align* environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Aligning equations with text with alignat

I'm trying to add this expression to my work: I understand that the best way to achieve this is using the alignat environment within the amsmath package, so I tried the following: ...
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What is the difference between \notag and \nonumber in align environment?

I use \notag or \nonumber in align environment but there seems no any difference when display. What is the difference between these two commands?
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Vertically Aligning Multiple Symbols in Each Row

In the following MWE, I want the \implies symbols to be aligned, and both \leq symbols on each row to be aligned (adding space between everything as necessary). How can I add & symbols in the ...
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Remove vertical space around align

I need to display math in my report, but is it possible to remove the vertical space around align*? A little example is the following (where I just want the align* to have the same vertical space as ...
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Workaround for align without using amsmath

I'm preparing a manuscript for a journal that demands a style file (copernicus2.cls) that's not compatible with amsmath. I want to display some aligned equations, but the lack of amsmath means I can't ...
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Adding text over matrix in LaTeX

I am trying to accomplish this in LaTeX. j ⎡a b c⎤ |d e f| ⎣h i j⎦ so that the "j" is aligned with the center of the matrix. It seems like I can't use the \begin{align} ...
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Combine itemize/enumerate list and align environment

I have 2 parts (i) and (ii) that I am trying to write out, but I can't seem to get the (i) and (ii) it look nicely, i.e. itemised. I tried using the \begin{enumerate} command but it doesnt seem to ...
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What would be the appropriate technique for typesetting a “where” list of variable specifications after an equation?

I'm often finding I need to lay out an equation in a manner resembling the following source: \begin{align*} x = y + z \end{align*} where $y = $ the value of $y$; $z = $ the value of $z$. ...
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Two sets of aligned equations in two columns?

Say I have a set of equations: (1) \begin{align} wx&=u\\ wy&=v\\ w&=10 \end{align} (2) \begin{align} x&=u/w\\ y&=v/w\\ \end{align} How can I do the following: put (1) and ...
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Aligning different parts of an equation with certain spots in the line above

I am trying to get certain parts in the second line of an equation to line up with certain parts in the first line. For example, X=AAA+BBB+CCC = a + b + c where here I am wanting the lower-case ...
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Align environment: take exact control of tab position

I was wondering if it is possible to take control of the exact position of the tab in an align environment. Like so: \begin{align}[2cm] A &= x^3 + 14789\\ B &= f^6 \end{align} Which should then ...
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Multiline equation with LHS alone on first line?

I would like my multiline equations to look like this: Left-hand-side of my equation = right-hand-side number 1 = right-hand-side number 2 = etc. I know there is a simple way to do ...
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How to align a set of multiline equations

I am trying to align a set of long equations, that are themselves align environments as most of them are spreading on multiple lines. Currently I just have a sequence of align environments, with ...
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Align equation with a better method than {split}?

I've got the following code that I'm using and wondered if there was a way to get the minus sign (-) of the third term to align with the minus sign of the second term, or if there was a nicer way to ...
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Horizontal spacing after equation

I have the following snipped in my LaTeX document: \begin{align} \sum_{j=1}^{m}x_{ij} &= 1 \text{ for } i = 1,2,...,n \sum_{i \in P_k}x_{ij} &\leq 1 \text{ for } j = 1,2,...,m \text{; } ...
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Enumerate inside align

How can I get an enumerate inside an align environment? I want something like this: %... \begin{enumerate} \item test123 \begin{align*} \item x^2 & \text{ bla}\\ \item x^3 & \text{ bla2}\\ ...
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Multiple Alignment in equations

The following equations need to be aligned in two spots. If I use the align* environment then the second column of alignment is pushed to the right edge of the page. I googled this and saw that ...
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How to subtract two equations?

I am trying to subtract one equation from another but I can't get it to display the way that I want. This is what I have right now. \begin{align*} &y&=2x+5\\ -&&\\ ...
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Suggestions for splitting a large fractional equation?

I have seen a number of questions detailing specific means for how to break down a given equation, however I am more interested in the design at this point. That is, I'm not sure what part of this ...
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align* but show one equation number at the end

I am using align*, but I still need an equation number. I know one solution is to use align and add \nonumber to all lines but the last. Is there a 'lazy' way to do it? I searched a little and found ...
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How to right-side annotate a bracketed-together set of items in cases environment?

How to right-side annotate a bracketed-together set of items in the align environment, cases sub-environment? E.g. how to put an annotation such as "(Fermat)" where the following code would put a ...
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How to position “=” mid-line inside a '\raisebox' and then `align` using `&=` with expression below?

In order to get a full stop at the bottom, rather than mid-line, after an aligned matrix expression, I have raised the expression using a raisebox, and adjusted space using `vspace'. This is now ...
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Can I not use the align & operator within a \frac?

This code is causing LaTeX to throw an error: Missing } inserted. It appears to be because I put a & inside a \frac command (on line 4). I feel as though it should be possible to accomplish my ...
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Align left-aligned formula at two points

I would like to get this WITHOUT using tables, because in my real equations there are fractions included that are scaled down in tables a+b+c=1 y =2 My code looks as follows: \begin{align*} ...
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In align environment, put word at left margin and still align equations with &?

In an align environment, how can I put a word such as "Now" or "And" at the left margin and still align equations on that line and subsequent lines with &?