{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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side-by-side equations, with equation numbers for each

The align command from amsmath allows me to put two equations side-by-side: \begin{align} x = y && a = b \end{align} Unfortunately for my purposes, this shows both equations under one ...
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How can I number a few equations together

i would like to write few equations, but all the equations will get only once numbered and in the middle (right side) of the equations. e.q. if i write 3 equations, the number will be to the right of ...
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Enumerate formulas

I'm writing a math paper in LaTeX and for math formulas I'm just using $$math formula$$. Is is possible to numerate formulas? Or do I have to you use some specific commands such as align?
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Left-aligning specific text in math-mode

I currently have via \documentclass{scrartcl} \KOMAoptions{ fontsize = 10pt , headings = normal , } \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} ...
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How to format Maxwell equations?

Is there a variant of split environment from amsmath package which would allow for two aligned equations in a row? I want to format two pairs of Maxwell equations in two rows and put single equation ...
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what is the correct way to typeset equations with a leading indicator/marker on each

I am using \begin{align*} to typeset set of equations. I want to say that the first one applies to case of dimension [T] (time), and the second for [L] (length) and the third for [M] (mass). I want ...
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Numbering a set of horizontally distributed equations

Having different horizontally distributed equations inside an align environment, only lines are numbered, but not individual equations. How can the left equations be numbered using subequations? ...
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Aligning numbering in a system of equation so it's centered

In the following code ... $\begin{cases} 2y+4x=9 & \text{(I)} \\ 3x-2x=10 & \text{(II)} \end{cases}$ ... I want the (I) to be centered above (II). Right now they are aligned above each ...
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Different symbols in $…$ and align environments

Is there a way to force LaTeX to produce different symbols either in $...$ or \begin{align}...\end{align} environments? For example $ \mymacro $ should lead to A while \begin{align} \mymacro ...
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Force line break inside a \lim argument in align environment

Inside an align environment I have a \lim with two variables which should be displayed in two lines: \begin{align} ... f & = \lim _ {a \rightarrow -\infty \linebreak b \rightarrow \infty} ... \\ ...
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how can I align limits at “lim”?

I am trying to align several limit expressions at varying x-values. It seems that align treats the "limit" portion together with its subscript as an entire object, then aligns these limits, which ...
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Label one line in a begin align*

I have the following block of TeX: \begin{align*} m_n^+ = \dfrac{1}{n}\sum\limits_{k=N+1}^{n} =& \dfrac{1}{n}\sum\limits_{k=N+1}^{n}\left(a_k-L+L\right) \\ ...
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Comment an equation without creating extra space

I try to make a comment on the right (or left) of one line of proof. But the align* environment automatically move the whole equations to the left to leave space for the comment. But I still want the ...
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aligning split equation

I am new to Latex ;) I split my equation like this: \begin{equation} \begin{split} \tilde{m}=P\tilde{M} \\ \quad = K(R^1R^2R^3t) \begin{pmatrix} X \\ Y \\ 0 \\ 1 \end{pmatrix} \\ \quad= ...
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How to organize labels when there are too many equations?

I'm writing a moderately long text using LaTeX, and it's great to be able to organize chapters, sections, appendices, and everything else almost automatically. One thing has been bothering me though. ...
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align also ylabels in a TikZ matrix

I am aligning many pgfplots with the TikZ \matrix. The axes are automatically aligned correctly. How can I also align the ylabels automatically (because I am changing plotted data very often)? ...
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How to split and align equations when they are inside an enumerate environment?

How to make the first line of aligned equations sit in the same baseline as the bullet and make the equation left justified? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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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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How to position text on top of a node?

How to position text on top of a node? \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \tikzset{every node/.style={rounded corners,minimum height=5cm}} ...
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Horizontal alignment within an equation using Tikz

I am trying to center horizontally the first terms of a system of equations inside the alignat environment. I don't know if Tikz is the right way to go, but as I might have to add some other ...
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Edit marginpar command through whole document

I'm finding myself doing the following on every margin paragraph: \marginpar{\raggedright \scriptsize <content here>} Is there a way to set the align and script size for every margin ...
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Selective numbering of equations with align

I have an align environment with 5 equations. I want 3 of them numbered, and the other 2 not numbered. I understand that there's other posts on the issue of selective numbering of those equations that ...
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Modify eqnarray to match that of amsmath's align

This is a follow-up question to \eqnarray vs \align. Sadly, some journals (and their accompanying document classes) still require the use of eqnarray to arrange a number of equations in a single ...
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Measuring align

From what I read it seems that align environments are processed twice: the first time for measuring, the second time for actual typesetting. My question is whether one can get access to these ...
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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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Aligning mathematical inequalities

I want to align the following at the inequality signs, however it becomes very ugly: \begin{alignat*}{2} ...
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Left align in math environment with every element over each other

I would like the elements in my math environment to be left aligned, so that each element stands over each other, like in the given example below. I have managed it using \hspace and \qquad, but ...
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Compact collapsing of equations and paragraphs

I want to duplicate the compact look of G. K. Batchelor's fluid dynamics book. Where a paragraph terminates such that the mathematical expression can collapse up into the vertical space of the ...
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Typesetting a long exact sequence

I am trying to typeset the Mayer-Vietoris sequence (concisely - without the map names above the arrows). Currently I am simply using the AMS align environment with a bunch of \rightarrow, \cdots and a ...
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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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How do I avoid eqnarray?

We have been told to avoid eqnarray and use align instead. The output of eqnarray here: \newcommand{\Prob}{\operatorname{\mathbb{P}}} \newcommand{\tp}{\operatorname{tp}} ...
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\left and \right in equation across multiple lines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Left/Right across multiline equation Could someone explain why I can't get the left and right commands to work correctly code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Centering equations within alignat command

I want to centre the formula inside the equals. So far I have \begin{alignat*}{2} v_2(16)&=\frac{2}{5}[v_3(32)+v_3(8)] &&= 0, \\ v_2(4)&=\frac{2}{5}[v_3(8)+v_3(2)] &&= ...
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\mbox does not draw a box inside align*

\mbox doesn't work inside align*: \begin{document} \usepackage{mhchem} \begin{align*} \ce{K_w} &= \ce{[H3O+][OH^-]} \\ -\log \ce{K_w} &= -\log ( \ce{[H3O+][OH^-]} ) \\ -\log ...
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How to add equations on top of arrows?

I have the following matrix: $$ \left[ \begin{array}{ccc|c} -4&2&-2&10 \\ 1&0&1&-3 \\ 3&-1&1&-8 \end{array} \right] \sim $$ I want to have something like this: ...
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align inside of tabular

Today I failed using an align-environment inside of a tabular-environment. Consider the following example: \documentclass[12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Ignoring specific ampersand formatting on a specific line of an align block

I want to typeset a number of equations with some alignment constraints, but I want to partially ignore them on certain lines. An example formatted text might look like the following when it's ...
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\marginpar and \begin{align}

I want to use \marginpar directly beside a formula within a \begin{align} statement. I tried: \begin{align} E^2 \end{align} \marginpar{Not correct} but the 'Not correct' statement is written ...
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overset text over equal sign in in an Align environment

Look at the following example \begin{align} & x \\ \overset{\text{some long explanation}}= & foo \\ & = bar \end{align} what is the best way to get the equal signs ...
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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 &?
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\overbrace split accross multiple lines

Is there a way to split the overbrace so that it appears in two halves over a multi-line equation. Something like /-----------Overbrace Label---- Equation over which to place ...
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Mix align and enumerate

Is it possible to mix align* and enumerate, for example I want to TeX something like this (item a) and d), b) and e) and c) and f) should be aligned) a) x^2 + y^2 = 1 b) a + b = c c) r-x = y+z d) f ...
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How can I align the terms of this equation nicely?

I have the following alignat segment: \begin{alignat*}{3} \text{max}_{\underline{\lambda}} \text{min}_{\underline{x}} \quad & \underline{c}^T \underline{x} + \underline{\lambda}^T(\underline{d} ...
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Error in align environment - runaway argument? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Blank lines in align environment \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \ce{K_a} ...
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How to remove parenthesis in an equation number created by \tag?

This is probably simple, but I can't figure it out. How can I remove the parentheses around a \tag in an align equation? I would like the second line (and only that) to contain [2] instead of ([2]). A ...
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Spurious space above align environment at top of page/minipage

It seems that the align environment adds additional vertical space if it starts at the top of a page or minipage. Below are two pages, and two minipages (on Page 1), where the first page/minipage has ...
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Will todonotes work inside an align environment?

Is it possible to use todonotes inside an align environment, e.g.: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} \begin{align} a^2&=b^2+c^2 ...
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Remember position of equal sign from one align environment to the next

As you know, the align-environment puts all positions marked with & (normally the equals sign) exactly beneath each other. I now want to save the position LaTeX calculates for & and use it ...
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How to avoid this undesired horizontal space?

In the following output, why do I get the undesired space before the (, and how to get rid of it globally? Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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amsmath align within list

In the code below, the equation within the itemize environment is too wide for the page, but I don't get an overfull hbox warning (which I find annoying because it's sometimes useful to know exactly ...