{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 question about aligning document elements, use {horizontal-alignment} or {vertical-alignment} instead.

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Centering column in alignat environment?

How do I center the contents of each cell in the middle column? I am approximating it with \phantom, but there's got to be a better way. \begin{alignat*}{3} ...
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Subequation aligning using matrix

When I use multiple matrix equations in subequation, I am doing it as in the code snippet. However, when I want to align the equations with respect to equal sign, = (commented in the code), I am ...
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I want to align two consecutive align environments [duplicate]

Here is what I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} &f(x) = y \\ &f(g(x)) = g(y) \\ &15 \end{align*} Here is some text commenting on the ...
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$$, \[ \] and equation environment alignment

I'm using scrreprt class and I'm having troubles with different behavior of $$ and \[ \]-written equations and equation environment. The problem is that alignment is not the same: $$ equations are ...
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In-line comments in align? [duplicate]

Is there a way to insert comments at the end of a line, within a block of TeX? For example, something like the following $$\begin{align} &(B \cap A) = (C \cap A) \\ 'given &(B \cap A) ...
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Help with alignat environment

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{alignat*}{3} &\text{Case 1: } s^*\leq a&\quad &\hphantom{\leq} 2\beta \leq& 2a\alpha-4\lambda-\tau ...
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Align environment: second alignment “left-justified”?

How can I do something like \begin{align*} b &= cq_1+r_1, & 0 < r_1 < c, \\ c &= r_1q_2+r_2, & 0 < r_2 < r_1, \\ r_{j-2} &= r_{j-1}q_j+r_j, & 0 < r_j < ...
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\underset italicizes whatever in it

I'm trying to write a simple argmin equation. However \underset command italicizes whatever in it. Here is my code: \begin{align} \label{Eq:argmin} &{x}={\arg\underset{p}{\rm ...
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Aligned Environment Not Aligning a Single Operator

So, I'm typesetting a solution to a Quiz I gave, and the aligned environment (inside of my equation environment) is giving me an incorrect alignment on only one of my operators. Here's the batch of ...
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Align: one line centered and the next right-justified

Consider the following code: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{amsthm, amssymb, amsfonts} \begin{align*} F_{X^2}(x) = P(X^2 \leq x) = P(X \leq \sqrt{x}) = F_{X}(\sqrt{x}) = \sqrt{x} \\ ...
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Is there a more idiomatic way of achieving this?

I've recently decided to use LaTeX as my primary document processor, I want to know can I achieve the effect of this more idiomatically: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Aligning of equations within derivations

Okay, so I have the following derivation so far in my latex document: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,11pt]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} %francais, polish, spanish, ... ...
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Glossaries in Align Environment

Using glossaries commands in align environment seems to screw up the tag alignment. How can I use gls{...} commands in align environments without the tag position being altered? Consider the ...
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Equation Number Positioning in Align Environment

How do I control the space between the equation number and the right margin in the align environment?
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Long formula in align environment

Usually, if I have a very long formula, I will use two lines in the align environment and \qquad to space things out nicely. For example, \begin{align*} % First line \rho\left(\frac{\partial ...
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How to center align part of an equation within alignat?

I'm using the environment alignat to align my set of of equations at two different points. Now, I dot not only want to align it these two points, but also want to have everything in between these ...
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Align image next to text

The problem is to align an image right to a variable length of text at the top. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} ...
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align* environment left-aligned with LuaTeX and RTL math direction

When using LuaLaTeX, with the math direction set right-to-left, the contents of an align* environment is left-aligned instead of centered. Why does this happens? How can I fix it? ...
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Left-align all equations in a block

align environment without any explicit alignments points (given by &) right justifies the equations in the block. They can be left justified by putting & at the beginning of each equation. Is ...
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Leaving out section numbers in LaTeX align environment [duplicate]

I'm writing in the document class, and using the align environment from the amsmath package. My align environment in chapter 2 is giving numbers as (2.2), (2.3) etc (since it's in chapter 2), where ...
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Align to the Right - Itemized Items

I am using the following template for a document. The only problem I have is the last digit of the number "1900" does not line up with the "s" in the word "apples" on the right side of the file ...
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Different space between \align and \equation

Why produce the align and the equation environment different space between the text. And what can I do, that it have the same? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Long ...
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Increasing margin of left side tag/number in amsmath align enviroment

I asked this on the lyx user list but haven't got an answer (http://marc.info/?l=lyx-users&m=137891444218650&w=2). I would like to include text lines in align environment using 'leqno' option ...
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using aligned or split inside align*

I am trying to use aligned or split inside an align* environment. However, I keep getting an error missing } or missing \right.. However, this isn't the case. \documentclass{article} ...
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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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Equation number with an apostrophe

I am writing two equations in an align environment: \begin{align} x^2+y^2=z^2, \\ x^2=7, \end{align} I would like the first equation to be labelled with e.g. (1.1) and the second equation to be ...
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Formatting a table

I am trying to format a table but everything errors since I am trying to put a display environment in an array (I also tried a tabular) environment. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Badness underful box and weird output near equation numbering [closed]

\begin{align} &{V_L}^{det}=-I_2+\frac{(1+c_1-2c_2/I2)^2X)}{9(r-\alpha)}\\ &+(4^{\beta_1-1}9^{2-\beta_1}(-2c_1I_2+(c_2+I_2){{I_F}^*}^2)(\alpha-r)X \\ ...
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Formatting inside a table

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{mathtools} \newcommand{\unit}[1]{\hat{\mathbf{#1}}} \begin{document} \begin{table}[H] \centering \begin{alignat*}{4} ...
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In Lyx, align text inside a float caption

I'm trying to align a legend inside a table caption, so that the colons are vertically aligned. I can do it with the align ambient outside of the caption, but if I use the same code inside the caption ...
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How do I put multiple lines within a (single) pair of curly brackets?

I am trying to define a set by putting description of it in a pair of curly brackets like "{ }". The problem is the definition is sort of long and it looks messy with everything in a single line. ...
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How to put the QED symbol of a proof at the right place inside align?

When a proof ends with a formula in equation or equation* environment, putting \qedhere after the equation would cause the QED symbol to appear in the right place. I.e. at the end of the line in which ...
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ConTeXt: Wrong mathmatrix spacing between rows in startalign-environment

When using a mathmatrix (e.g. for vectors) in between \startalign and \stopalign, the spacing between rows becomes too large. I'm running Mark IV and the problem exists on live.contextgarden.net as ...
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Aligning two fractions in the split environment

I have two equations: \begin{equation} \begin{split} d_1 & =\frac{aaaaaaaaaa}{b}\\ d_2 & =\frac{aaaaaa}{b} \end{split} \end{equation} I want the fraction lines to ...
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Making an align environment begin on the same line as the question label

\textbf{Question 2} a) \begin{align*} P(a<\mu<b|\mathbf{y}) & = P(a<\mu|\mathbf{y}<b) \\ & = \int_{a}^b p(\mu|\mathbf{y}) d\mu \ \ \text{where} \ \ ...
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Making align produce the same output as multiple aligns

How can I make the following code: \begin{align*} P(a<\mu<b|\mathbf{y}) = 0.95 \\ P\left(-t_{0.025}<\frac{\mu-\overline{y}}{\widehat{\sigma} / \sqrt{n}}<t_{0.025} |\mathbf{y}\right) = ...
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Left-justified equations with left tags (so it looks like an enumeration)

I want to make a math enivornment (preferably a customized align/flalign environment) with left-justified/left-aligned equations (as it is possible with the flalign environment) and left-aligned tags ...
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Equation alignment without equation index? [duplicate]

I asked about this in chat but dead silent. So how can I align an equation without getting the equation index number?
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Left align text in enumerate

I wish to left align justifications in mathematical/logical reasoning. I am currently in an enumerate tag. I have: a) p or q by fact(10) b) r by negation on (a, 10) c) s by implication(b, 5) . . I ...
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siunitx: bold single numeric cells + mathspec

I need to bold and align numeric values in a table while using both mathspec and siunitx packages. I've looked at siunitx: Bold single numeric cells for bold and alignment in a tabular environment ...
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Align long equations

I want to type the following equations by aligning them through the equal sign, but it seems to be too long: \begin{align*}\prod_{z^n=-1}(w_1(z)^n+1) &=& ...
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Text to the right of piecewise equation

I have the following piecewise functions: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{align*} K(u) &= \begin{cases} \frac{1}{2} & -1 \leq u \leq 1 \\ 0 & ...
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Centre justifying equations in align environment

Apologies if this has been asked before, but I couldn't find it after searching in a few places. I'm currently working with arrays of equations like the following: \begin{align} ...
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aligning vector column

I have the next latex code: $$\begin{align*}\pi(X)f(x) = \frac{d}{dt}\Pi(e^{tX})\vert_{t=0} f(x) &= \frac{d}{dt} (\Pi(e^{tX})f(x))\vert_{t=0})= \\ &=\frac{d}{dt}(f(e^{-tX}x))\vert_{t=0} ...
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Add space below equations? \belowdisplayskip is not working? [closed]

I use the following code in my LaTex document to specify the space before and after the align-environment (code is before the \begin{document}): \makeatletter \g@addto@macro\normalsize{% ...
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Alternative to align in this case? [closed]

I have the following formulas in an align environment: \begin{align} l_t&=\sigma_t * \epsilon_t\\ \hat{VaR}_{0.99,T+1|T}&=\hat{\sigma}_{T+1|T} * z_{0.99}\\ ...
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How can I typeset determinants of Cramer's rule? [closed]

I want to typeset the determinants of the system $\begin{cases} a_1x+ b_1y = c_1,\\ a_2x+ b_2y = c_2. \end{cases}$ I tried $D=\left| \begin{matrix} {{a}_{1}} & {{b}_{1}} \\ {{a}_{2}} ...
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Is any downside in using align instead of \[…\]? [duplicate]

Is any downside in always using the align environment? I.e, if I use \begin{align} a&=b \end{align} instead of \begin{equation} a=b \end{equation} and \begin{align*} a&=b \end{align*} ...
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Line break in large formula and error message in align?

I have a very long align formula and I do not know how to optimally (that it looks good and is accetable with LaTeX rules) line-break this. Currently I have \begin{align*} ...
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How to best typeset this long matrix multiplication?

I have a quite large matrix multiplication: \begin{align*} \mathrm{Var}(\alpha)&\approx \begin{pmatrix}\sqrt{1+\pi^{2}}\exp(-\delta^{*}+\zeta^{*}) ...