{amsmath} is a package provided by AMS that enhances LaTeX's mathematical typesetting capabilities in various ways.

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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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Equations not properly centered when using \tag in gather* environment

Consider the following MWE: three boxes, all the same width, in a gather* environment. I expect that all boxes will be centered around the same vertical line. However, the length of the tags messes ...
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Modification of some maths environments [duplicate]

I would like to have a minor modification of some standard AMS-environment and realize it as a new one. The problem is that not all the environments allow this procedure. Say, even the mere ...
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how to typeset 'maximum - subject to' relation?

How to type the following formula inside an algorithm in latex?
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How to center the first half of AMS equation-line on the left side of the screen while its second half is centered on the right side of the screen?

For the sake of example, how can I construct (line by line) two Pascal triangles that are next to each other? Here is an example of how I need to position parts of AMS equation (either multiline or ...
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Advanced Math and braille

How does one go about typesetting math books in braille with all parenthesized subscripts and superscripts and are there braille signs for the AmsMath package special symbols?
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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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Multiple Tab stops in Math Split?

I am using mathmode with split. How can you use multiple tab stops. I want to span an equation across multiple lines, but then the last few I want to indent even more. \[ \begin{split} some& ...
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Controlling horizontal spacing in math mode in text

I am using the most recent release of TexLive on my MacBook Air. I am using the packages amsmath, amssymb, scalefnt, graphicx,and subcaption in addition to a journal's package. Like a previous ...
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Best Practice: Package for Mathematical Documents - amsmath and Beyond

I am aware that best practice questions are not always appreciated since there there's not "one size that fits all". I am going to give a LaTeX introduction for phd students at my company. All ...
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Error while displaying bold R \mathbb [duplicate]

Here's my sample code : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \pagenumbering{roman} \section*{Problem 1} Given that : \\ $$ x \epsilon \mathbb{R} (3,2) $$ ...
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\colorbox{color}{text} display issue with same math expressions but different syntax

My following LaTeX file in MikTeX' TeXworks editor on my Windows 8.1 is showing the highlighted content with different sizes when the highlighted content is inside quadratic formula but not when it's ...
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Using \textstyle with \pmod

If I'm in a displayed equation but I want the \sum symbol to appear as it does in inline formulas, I can just put \textstyle in my equation. I thought that writing \textstyle would also force \pmod to ...
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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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How to make italic and bold letter with \pmb command?

I'd like to italicize the letter in the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\pmb{\mathsf{z}}$ \end{document} I've already read the discussion in this ...
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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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How to make the distance between two rows larger in array?

I found a mathematical formula in mathdesign document, it looks good and elegant When I try to type it as it looks, what I got is always not as good as origin. The code I use is ...
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How to get the AMS mathbb font while using Palatino elsewhere

I'm a Latex user. I've been using Palatino for typesetting a piece mathematical text: \usepackage{mathpazo} \usepackage[scaled=.95]{helvet} \usepackage{courier} The results are good, however I ...
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Non-continuous Equation Counters (increment per equation type)

I'm trying to have two separate equation counters, one for TypeA equations and another of TypeB equations. They shouldn't share a counter, but pick up the counter from whichever type they are within. ...
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Missing endcsname inserted error

I have the following latex code which produces the error mentioned in the title: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{flexisym} %\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %\usepackage{array} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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Make a tall rectangular array square

I have a tall array that I would like to make square. Unlike the solution here, which works but makes the array wider to match up with the width, I would like to decrease the spaces between rows to ...
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Writing a nice function

How to write a function mapping like this: MWE \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} $ \begin{matrix} f'\colon & A \to \mathbb{R} \\ & x\mapsto f(x)=x^2 ...
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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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Is there a preference of when to use \text and \mathrm?

I'm unsure of when it is preferable to use \text versus \mathrm, is there some unwritten rule about the use of these? For example, I saw the following code in a math post: ...
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Doing case analysis on an argument of a macro

Background: As has been discussed here, there appears to be no widely accepted typographical standard for logical quantifiers. To address this I defined in my paper the following macro: ...
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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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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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Long Dashed Right Arrow

Is there a \dashrightarrow equivalent of: \xrightarrow{\hspace*{4mm}} or \longrightarrow or a similar way to fudge it?
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Why “p” in pmatrix?

I am using the command \begin{pmatrix} [...] \end{pmatrix}. I wonder why this command is not just called \begin{matrix} [...] \end{matrix} and why a "p" before "matrix".
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Hyperref refer chapter and page in text

\documentclass[oneside,10pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath, amsfonts, amsthm, amssymb} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \chapter{something} \blindtext[1] ...
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How to give some text an equation number

I want to be able to write the following in LaTeX We make the further assumption that \begin{equation} \label{eqn:assumption} There is a bounded linear operator $B:X\to X^*$ such that ...
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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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How to align equations in two columns?

Well, my problem is I'm trying to find a way to write many equations and divide these into columns as you would when writing on paper, cut in some part and continue. I have achieved almost using the ...
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Using background color in AMSmath

I'm using \(\frac{\colorbox{yellow}{a-b}}{c-d}\) to highlight numerator only. But (as suggested in this post) how do we use \colorbox{<color>}{\(<math content>\)} format to achieve the ...
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Is there any AMS TeX or LaTeX macro for background color in math-mode

Is there any way to display math expressions with a background color (highlight) using AMS-Tex or AMS-LaTeX . For example, using AMS-TeX/LaTeX, we can display a math expression in font color using ...
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Using amsmath, ntheorem and autonum together cause an overfull hbox

I'm trying to use the combination of amsmath + ntheorem + autonum with the thmmarks option enabled. This causes a bug. The minimal case to reproduce is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Missing } inserted and missing $ inserted using amsmath package

I'm using Texmaker 4.5 over Ubuntu 15.10 and trying to compile some amsmath code: \begin{eqnarray*} $\underset{\mathbf{S}}{\operatorname{arg\,min}}$ \displaystyle\sum\_{i=1}^{k} \sum\_{\mathbf x ...
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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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\setmainfont breaks \DeclareMathOperator

\DeclareMathOperator works fine without \setmainfont. \documentclass[a4paper]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \DeclareMathOperator{\grad}{\nabla} \usepackage{unicode-math} \begin{document} $\nabla ...
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Auto-linebreaking in underset

I often find myself writing explanations to passages in (in)equality chains directly under the (in)equality signs, by putting an underset which puts a vertical line starting from the sign and going ...
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How do I display verification of propositional logic in this way?

I want to typeset something like the following picture. I came up with \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{article} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Is eqnarray really obsolete?

I just learned in eqnarray vs align that eqnarray should be avoided in general. Ok, so I started looking at my documents to get rid of it and (as suggested) use some environment of the amsmath package ...
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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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math: \textstyle won't work

I'm trying to reproduce this math thingy in LaTeX: What I've currently done is this: \documentclass[oneside,12pt,pointednumbers]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} %Deutsche Sprachunterst√ľtzung ...
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y-label shows up twice in pgfplot when the bm package is used?

Can you tell me if it is possible to remove this extra y-label so that it looks cleaner? In my code below, I get the y-label showing up twice like: Here is my code: ...
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Alignat environment changes its behaviour in one document

I have the following problem: I am writing my PhD and the alignat environment changes the behaviour during the document. Here is an example: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{book} ...
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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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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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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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Use \Updownright between two vertical expressions

I have a long equation \ldots - m \neq 0 \Leftrightarrow \ldots \neq m where \ldots is a long expression. Instead of having this on one line, can I instead format it to obtain \ldots - m \neq 0 ...