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

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Set horizontal width of matrix in amsmath [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to slightly shrink a table, including font size, to fit within the column boundaries? I have a 16x16 pmatrix. How do i set the width so it doesn't ...
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Centering split equation

I am quite new to TeX. I want that each line in the following equation be centered, but I cannot find how to do it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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Left - Right 'Double' curly brace (Blackboard bold) symbol

I am looking for a 'double' brace symbol (aka Blackboard or Doublestroke) like this - but for curly braces instead of square brackets. The symbol is used to denote the average in discontinuous ...
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unicode-math breaks \DeclareMathOperator

Problem Statement I'd like to introduce a new math operator (the divergence operator). Unfortunately the macro I'd like to use is already defined, so I "free" it using \let\div\undefined and ...
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How to replace $$ .. $$ by \[…\] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: replace often used Tex-Literals ($ and $$) for math regions into \( or \) and \[ or \] When I started using latex, I wrote mathematical formulae separated from ...
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Use mathematical equation in caption with onlyamsmath

Apparently it seems to raise a warning »LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right.« if I want to use a mathematical equation in a figure's caption and I use the ...
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Missing number, treated as zero with amsmath and calc

This simple code produces "Missing number, treated as zero" \documentclass{article} \newcounter{test} \newcounter{testtwo} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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How to change the colour of a tag in align?

I'm having the following article: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} d(x, y) &= d(y, x) \tag{symmetry} \\ &\leq d(y, z) + d(z,x) ...
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Help with left align?

I was trying to left align this equation by using code $$\begin{equation} \begin{aligned} E_\theta(L(\delta_1(X)) &=& E_\theta[(1-\frac{b}{a+X^2}) X-\theta]^2\nonnumber\\ ...
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Equation tags in lining numerals

This is a follow-up to this question; I'd like also the tags (typeset by the \tag command) to be in lining numerals. However, inspecting the definition of \tag in amsmath didn't reveal too much to me ...
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How to format a multi-line statement with a label

I am trying to format a multi-line statement with a label. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[showframe,pass]{geometry} \begin{document} Let $P(n)$ denote the statement that ...
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Equation: How to create nested/multiple cases in LaTeX to align the qualifiers

I am having trouble with a particular equation as the cases are nested within a case. It would also be cool if I could align the qualifiers. I tried to post an image of the equation but I could not ...
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Seeking advice for my clumsy math homework template [closed]

I typed my math homework with LaTeX. This was my first try on making some document with LaTeX. I can Google for math symbols, so it's okay, but the overall structure is really clumsy; especially ...
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Using align within savebox?

I have a custom environment called 'quiz' which puts its input into a savebox and then uses it later depending on a package option. The code works fine, unless I use an align* environment in which ...
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Creating a \precneq symbol

Going through the comprehensive symbols list, and also Detexify, we see that through various packages (mostly amssymb) we can get the symbols \prec Precedes. Unicode U+227A: ≺ \preceq Precedes or ...
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Creating non-math mode substitutes for \overset and \underset not dependent on the amsmath package

I have been using \overset and \underset to stack text, e.g.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\overset{\text{a}}{\text{b}}$ \\ $\underset{\text{c}}{\text{d}}$ ...
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Allow page breaks in a gather environment with a nested align

I have two consecutive lists of equations, the second of which is quite long (16 lines with no reasonable way to shorten it apparent). Because the center alignment of gather looks ugly in this case, ...
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flalign doesn't work in for me

I want to left justify my equations using flalign. However,it works in some places and doesn't in others. Below is a sample of my code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Define certain letter in math-mode to be always non-italic

Imagine I have a 500 page book about complex numbers. But I always wrote just j in math-mode as the imaginary unit. But I should have written \mathrm{j}. Is there a command I could write into my ...
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Increase the spacing of rows in equations

I have a formula and I want to increase the space between the rows to make the reading easier. \begin{equation} \begin{flalign*} \epsilon \bm{\Xi}_n & = M_\epsilon(\bm{x}_{\epsilon,n-1} ) - ...
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Why does \begin{align} &&&\cr \end{align} give “Missing number”?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,bbm} \begin{document} \begin{align} &&&\cr \end{align} \end{document} It generates both the "Missing number, ...
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How to get align or similar equation environment to use the whole line instead of centering around the equality sign

I'm creating a Beamer presentation in which a line in the equation environment should fill the whole screen and should not only be centered arround the equality sign. I think this looks nicer and is ...
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Declaring a newcommand for a single letter in mathcal

I am trying to enter a command that references the \mathcal font for single letter in LaTeX. Below is what I am trying and it doesn't seem to work, would appreciate any help. \newcommand {\until} ...
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Combined use of [fleqn] and \qedhere

It seems there is an issue within the ams packages, which results in an incompatibility between the fleqn option, and the \qedhere command. If those are used together, the qed symbol is flushed to ...
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Problem with \sum subscript

When I use the code below the subscript j appears to the side of the sum symbol, not underneath. Has anyone got any idea what I'm doing wrong? \begin{equation} ...
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Any way to change color of \not

I often use command \not just to cancel off symbols in my equations and i would need an advice on how to change the color of this command.
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too many math alphabets used in version bold (can't find a solution)

I know this is a common problem, but I searched for a solution and can't find one. I tried to play with bmmax/hmmax but it does not help. Below is the minimum part of the code to reproduce the ...
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Customize the way eqref works with tags

I'd like to have a version of \eqref that treats equations with a custom tag differently from the usual numbered equation. In particular, if I assign a tag to an equation, I'd like \eqref not to put ...
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how to write maximize over multiple conditions

All, I know how to write an equation if I am maximizing over one condition. For example, $\max_{0 \leq x \leq 1} f(x)$ But I an not sure how to write it if I have to maximize the function over two ...
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Size of a vertical bar symbol

I am using stix fonts to type a formula containing bra-ket notations from quantum mechanics. I observe that the size of a vertical bar is either too small: \big\}\lvert\psi\rangle , or too ...
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To get one line of equation disregarded during the alignment process in align environment

Couldn't find any answer to this question on anywhere. I have this one particular solution in my hands, which helps only if the equation to be disregarded for alignment is the first or the last of the ...
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Extend box around equation to the entire line

My question is simple: I use \boxed from the amsmath package and so far so good. The single issue I have is that I use the boxed environment on its own line, but the box is only around the equation, ...
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Exam Class: how to avoid question going beyond margin

I'm able to create question paper using LaTeX code mentioned below: \documentclass{exam} \usepackage[margin=0.7in,headheight=3.5\baselineskip,headsep=1\baselineskip,includehead]{geometry} ...
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Matrices with llncs class

I have the following snippet to display a matrix equation using the regular amsmath packages: \begin{equation} S(x) = \begin{pmatrix} 0 & 0 & 1 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 1 & ...
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Aligning Summations Over Differing Numbers of Sets

I'm trying to align a set of constraints for a linear program formulation. The issue I'm having is that some of the summations are over two (or more) sets, while others are only over one. This makes ...
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Left-align math with fleqn inside split environment

Below, how would I move the first math-line left so that a^2 left-aligns with where? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \begin{document} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} Some text ...
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Making large substack more readable?

I have the following code: \[\mathcal{I}(A,B) = \inf_{\substack{h : M\times I\rightarrow M\\ h(\cdot,t) \;homeomorphism\\ h(x,0) = ...
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Multiple split equations

I find myself again and again using a combination of the gather and aligned environments. So it would be nice to not have to write so much. In particular, it is often only clear after writing the ...
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Incompatibility of zref-perpage and amsmath

If amsmath is loaded after zref-perpage, zref-perpage will not reset counters in each page. What should be done to fix this except changing the loading order: \documentclass{article} ...
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Centering first line of an align environment (Simulating \multicolumn{2}{c})

I often need align environments where the first line is centered, e.g., when first introducing the types of the functions to be defined, then defining them. I essentially want to obtain the effect ...
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How to mimic spacing around \bullet with \DeclareMathOperator?

I'm trying to define \conjunction by means of \textbullet instead of \bullet, since the latter looks too big in logical formulas. How can I make the spacing around \conjunction to behave like the ...
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Number of Equation: 1, 1a, 1b

Following Problem: I have a PDE and two boundary conditions what i actually want is: PDE (1) BC1 (1a) BC2 (1b) and what i have is: PDE (1) BC1 (2a) BC2 (2b) is there something which provides a ...
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Missing $ inserted error when using \frac inside subequations environment?

Here's a MNWE (minimum not working example): \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} ...
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How can I align the first row of these equations?

\documentclass[ngerman]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} ...
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Add equation name besides equation number (so that \eqref inserts only the number)

I am trying to add equation names besides the equation numbers but, in addition, in such a way that \eqref inserts just the number. Inspired by the top answer in Add equation name underneath equation ...
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Multiple alignment points in equations and no curly brackets for correcting spacing

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{alignat*}{5} &\text{Honning:}\qquad ...
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`missing $ inserted` Error when not putting $ before and after array environment

Considering this answer I added $ before and after the array, i. e. before \begin{array} and after \end{array} in the following code. Then the former missing $ inserted Error was gone. ...
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How to get proper spacing when typesetting an expression such as $f\left(\frac{y}{2}\right)

I am trying to typeset the value of a function $f$ for $x = \frac{y}{2}$ (or something other which requires more vertical space). To get properly sized parentheses I tried: f\left(\frac{y}{2}\right) ...
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Horizontal alignment of long equations

I hope that the following question is not a duplicate but I could not find a definite answer. I'm trying to obtain the the same result as Formula (1) in the picture next, but I feel that my approach ...
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How to automatically scale `\mid` within delimiters

\mid within \left and \right delimiters is expected to be automatically scaled, but today I noticed such behavior: L = \sup \left\{ \sum_{x \in F} a(x) \mid F \subset X,\, |F| < \infty \right\}, ...