{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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Using “theorem”-like numbering for non-theorem entries

This is perhaps a 2-parter in that 1) I'd like to have certain equations numbered using the theorem counter (and its associated "style") rather than that built into \begin{equation}. Per MWE, equation ...
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Problem with too large table

I'm trying to make a large table with latex, but I have a problem with text inside it, it depasses, the page. here the code : \begin{table*} \centering ...
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Mathematical formula alignment

I am trying to align my formulas and at the end of each formula I want to see number. Since I would like to explain all formulas in my report. However after making following changes, I got so many ...
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Left align three columns in Latex

I have an equation in multiple lines. I want to left-align the equations in three columns. How can I do this in Latex? I am currently using \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} &Column1& ...
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alignat makes 3 good alignments and 1 bad

I'm having a problem with the alignat environment. This code: \begin{alignat*}{9} &X_{12}&+X_{13}& & & & & & & &=1 ...
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Problem with align alignment

I have written the following code: \mathbb{R}^n\times\cdots\times\mathbb{R}^n&\rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m\times\cdots\times\mathbb{R}^m \rightarrow \mathbb{R}\\ (v_1,\cdots,v_k)&\mapsto ...
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Aligning the comments in align mode

I was trying eqnarray to align inequalities but I kept getting the error of missing $ inserts, so I am trying now align, but now I would like to align the comments This is the code ...
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Extra Space Before align* and Not Display Equation

There is an extra space between the section and the align* parts of the page. This does not occur if the equation is simply enclosed in \[...\]. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} ...
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Make entire equation sans-serif

So, I'm trying to use something like this: \begin{align*}\mathsf{ a & b & c }\end{align*} Unfortunately, I'm getting weird errors like this: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> ...
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aligning equations in latex problem [duplicate]

I am using the amsmath package in latex to align three equations. \begin{align*} &x_{1} - 3x_{2} + 4x_{3} = -4 \\ 3&x_{1} - 7x_{2} + 7x_{3} = -8 \\ -4&x_{1} + 6x_{2} - x_{3} = 7 \\ ...
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How to typeset a “compact” cases environment

What's the proper way to typeset a cases environment in a compact way? I tried the following: \begin{equation*} \setlength{\jot}{0pt} \lambda = \tiny \begin{cases} -8.30767 x^3+702.515 x^2-1905.35 ...
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How can I align lines to the right except the first in a multiple line equation?

I have always tried to achieve this but after a few tries decided to skip and concentrate on writing instead of solving it. I am using align environment and trying to align the multiple lined ...
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Separate numbering of cases within align [duplicate]

I have one instance of cases within the align environment, as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} f(x) &=1x \\ g(x) &=\begin{cases} 2 ...
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Aligning chemical elements in a reaction equation

As pictures tell the issue better than I could I'm just gonna insert a screenshot of the problem right off the bat. My problem is concerning the undesired whitespace between the second column of ...
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Left-align equations not working

I am trying to left-align some equations so they line up nicely. I'm using align with [fleqn] per this question and setlength per this question. But it doesn't seem to have worked. I tried the fleqn ...
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Breaking equations within the align environment

I currently have these two equations, but they are too long to fit on one line: \begin{align*} [((a_0, a_1, a_2)+(b_0, b_1, b_2)) + (c_0, c_1, c_2)] &= [((a_0 + b_0, a_1 ...
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How do I remove extra spacing on a new page following an align*?

I have the following code: %... \begin{proof} Let $P=(x_P, y_P, z_P)$ be a fixed point on the plane, $R$ a fixed length, and $X=(x,y,z)$ a variable point such that $XP=R$. As $X$ varies, it is ...
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Column alignment in tikzcd

I am not sure whether this is possible or not. I would like to have some control on the horizontal alignment of columns in tikzcd. In particular I would like to be able to mimic (on some of my ...
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\eqref inside \align with \usepackage[overload]{empeq} [on hold]

I want to put\eqref inside \align. For example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[overload]{empheq} \begin{document} \begin{equation}\label{eq1} ...
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How to manage the position of intertext within align

\begin{equation*} \begin{aligned} E(X) & = \sum_{x=0}^{\infty}x\frac{e^{ - \lambda }\lambda ^x}{x!} \\ & = \sum_{x=0}^{\infty} \frac{e^{ - \lambda }\lambda ^x }{(x-1)!} \\ & = ...
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Aligning text and formulas in an inference table

I have the following 'table': \begin{align} 1.&\gamma &\text{Hyp}\nonumber\\ 2.&\neg \gamma &\text{Hyp}\nonumber\\ 3.&(\gamma\implies(\neg\alpha\implies ...
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getting the equation numbering right using align and a long equation that splits

So I've got a system of equations. One equation is very long. I want them all aligned, but I want the long equation to split over two lines. \begin{align} \theta &= \theta(t-1) -p ...
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\savebox forgets its content across columns inside align

I want to save part of an equation, which is to appear in a single column in a multicolumn align environment. It works as long as I \usebox inside the same column, otherwise it appears blank. Here's ...
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Align equations which already have aligned answers (alignment-ception)

I'm trying to align equations with already aligned case by case answers in them What I am currently getting is: and what I need is to align all the equals signs throughout the function The ...
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Underbrace across align tabs

When I try using underbrace across alignment tabs, like so \begin{align*} \underbrace{1 && 2 && 3 && 4}_{small} && 5 && 6 && 7 && 8 ...
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Left align text in equation environment (no use of align environment)

I understand that you can left-align text using \intertext{...} inside \begin{align}...\end{align} environment, e.g. this answer. Is it possible to do the same but inside ...
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Align 2 (multiple) element in same equation

I have a lot of equations which are too big to fit in a line, like this: So basically I have to align '=' for a set of equations and '+' inside the equation when it enters a new line. I'm trying ...
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How to prevent a linebreak before align/equation environment in itemize? [duplicate]

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item \begin{align} a&=b\\ &=d \end{align} \item \begin{equation} a=b\\ =d \end{equation} ...
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How to automatically dot fill line in Math mode

I need to dot fill line in math mode even in aligned environment. I'm using \makebox[width]{\dotfill} but for presentation accommodations I want that dots reach the end of line. I know that there ...
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The begin align and end align environment [duplicate]

I've just got a, what is, hopefully simple question about the use of the \begin{align} and \end{align} environment delimiters. I have a single equation to write in between such commands. ...
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Align/Array equation - explain the options

I have searched and found a solution to a problem I had here: Horizontal alignment, but now I have a follow-up question (and can't comment there because I have little reputation): The code in the ...
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Error when using align ''Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } l.47 \end{align}''

I get ''Missing } inserted. } l.47 \end{align}'' when i'm using the align function to align multiple equations. The code works if i remove \begin{align} , \end{align} and the & symbols before ...
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Right align a line in align-environment

Searching the website I found plenty of similarly related questions, such as this, this or this one. Nevertheless none of the answers to the questions I found so far addressed precisely this issue. ...
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Centering aligned blocks inside an equation

How to centre horizontally a group of aligned blocks, all inside a single numbered block? Below, I'd like to centre the 1st line and the block containing the 2nd and 3rd ones. ...
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Centering text in aligned environment

How can I center the text between the inequalities? ATM it seems that they are right-aligned. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \begin{aligned} 15 ...
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Align a cases equation with another equation vertically on the same line

I am using the following to align the two equations. However, they are not vertically on the same level. How should I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Underline aligned math addition [duplicate]

I have found several answers to this question. But the answer often lead to modification codes. I wonder if there is simple package for this. I want to align equations and underline or draw a line ...
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Aligning equations in tabular with aligned environment

I am trying to align equations in a tabular environment. Having read that align and align* don't work in tabular, I found this thread: Aligned equations in tables which suggests using the aligned ...
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Vertical alignment of \vdots in an align environment - a shift of \vdots by half the width of “+”

In an align environment, I have a sum of an arbitrary number of terms. I want to use \vdots to display the ellipses indicating the presence of terms that are not displayed. As I am vertically ...
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How to used aligned environment and enable equation number

How is it possible to use the aligned environment and enable equation numbering for both equations in the example below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} ...
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How to align matrices on top of each other?

Suppose I have the following situation (don't mind the notations, it's ring theory): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \newcommand{\mymatrix}{\begin{bmatrix} 1 ...
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Negative Spacing - Align Environment

I am writing the following optimization model: \documentclass[preprint,3p,times,onecolumn]{elsarticle} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \begin{document} \begin{align} & ...
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Align objective function in latex

I am writing the following optimization model: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cmex10]{amsmath} \DeclareMathOperator*{\Min}{min} \begin{document} \begin{align} &Q_t(v_{t-1},a_{ti\omega}) = ...
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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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Equations not aligned properly

I'm trying to align multiple questions below each other. I'm using the following file. \documentclass[11pt]{article} %comments %pdflatex, bibtex, pdflatex, pdflatex ...
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Equation alignment “with offset”?

With LaTeX, how do I achieve the following aligned equation? Dashed lines indicate desired alignments. Solid boxes denote some random expressions.
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Not getting alignment that I want in an alignat environment

In the following display, $+ \frac{1}{4!}$ in the third line of the alignat environment should be aligned directly below $+ \frac{1}{2!}$ in the second line. Depending on the spacing in the corrected ...
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How can I use \foreach in math environments?

I'm looking for a way to generate in a loop the rows of an align environment, or IEEEeqnarray or some such thing. I can see that \foreach works in math mode (inside \[ \] e.g.), but something like ...
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Alignement problem underbrace within \align

I can't get the alignment correct with the underbrace: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} \sin \alpha = \frac{|CD|}{b} ...
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Align multiple equations

I would like to align multiple equations below each other. However, I cannot figure out how I should code this. I'm using the following preamble: \documentclass[11pt]{article} %comments %pdflatex, ...