the cases environment is provided by the amsmath package- the mathtools package introduces extensions of it (dcases, etc)

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How can I add circles and arrows in linear equation systems?

How can I write a linear equation system that uses circles and arrows to indicate what should be added on each line. This is what I have so far: $S = \begin{cases} x_1+2x_2 - 2x_3 = 1 \\ ...
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Breaking equations in cases environment

Similar questions have been asked before, but my problem is a little different: \begin{equation} E_K \approx \begin{cases} - \sum\limits_{i = 1}^{N} K_1 \bri \left( \mathbf{m \bri} \cdot \unit{u} ...
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Cases environment with SIAM document class

It seems as though the SIAM class does not play nice with the cases environment. For example $$ \begin{cases} x & y \end{cases} $$ will produce the error misplaced alignment tab character ...
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Aligning variables vertically in a cases environment

I'm creating a system of equations in LaTeX, using a cases environment, with variables $x_1$, $x_2$, $x_3$ and $x_4$. Here's my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,onecolumn]{article} ...
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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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delimiter size in cases environment

How can I change delimiter (brace) size in cases environment (for piece-wise function)? \begin{equation} f(x)=\begin{cases} \end{cases} \end{equation}
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How to make the bracket smaller?

The two big brackets are the same big, I dislike that. I want to keep the second one smaller, and let the space between the equation a little bit smaller. How could I do that? Thanks! ...
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Subequation number not shown (empheq+amsart)

This is a Follow-up question to Number equations within array In the original post I was asking about the basics of subnumbering equations and I got satisfactory answers so I could implement the ...
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Adding a large brace before a body of text

How to write the above using Latex ?
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Cases environment left alignment

As I understand, cases environment is centered by default: How to make it left aligned?
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Cases environment without the brace

I want to vertically align one equation against two, similar to the cases environment but without the brace: e.g. similar environment to: There must be another solution to the alignment solution ...
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How to provide more horizontal space between cases in a system?

I have the following ugly system: This is my LaTeX code: \newcommand{\Aaa}{\begin{bmatrix} 1 & 0 \\ 0 & -1\end{bmatrix}} \newcommand{\Ba}{\begin{bmatrix} 0 & 1 \\ -1 & ...
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math cases package problem

I am preparing a presentation with beamer. I want to use a math formulas that contains a cases \begin{cases}{|x|=} x, & for $x \geq 0$\\ -x, & for $x < 0$ \end{cases} the problem in ...
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How to typeset piecewise-defined functions? [duplicate]

I am attempting to write out the basic process for finding the absolute value of some number. In ASCII, this is what I am attempting to write. |X| = { x if x > 0 0 if x = 0 ...
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Vertical skip for the operator \cases

I would like to create a formula with the operator \cases, whose lines contain sums: \begin{cases}\sum (...) \\ \sum (...) \end{cases} Expressions in the sums are huge, and it would be natural to ...
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Mismatching symbol size in cases environment with acronym package

I'm running into trouble using the acronym package when I set math formulas in the cases environment. Looking at the following MWE, you will notice that inside the arccot "gamma" and "p" are smaller ...
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How to make this equations aligned

I have an equation as below, I want text1 and text2, text3 are aligned as well. \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} A &= B \quad \text{text1}\\ C &= \begin{cases} 1 & ...
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brace in cases environment being displayed incorrectly because of package yhmath

Could someone please explain why I get this when using a cases environment? The code behind this is $$ \underbrace{\mathrm{u}(\tau )}_{\substack{=1\\ \text{για}\ \tau >0}} ...
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breqn and hyperref breaking subnumcases environment when used together

I have an issue when using cases, breqn and hyperref together. This is my MWE \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage{cases} \usepackage{breqn} % For line breaks in some really long equations ...
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Centering an item in cases environment [duplicate]

I wish to center the 1 in the following LaTeX code: \begin{align*} v'(k,\CS)= \begin{cases} \displaystyle\frac{G_{max}(k){-}q_k'(CS)}{G_{max}(k){-}\Gmin(k)} & \text{if }G_{max}(k) {\neq} ...
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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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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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Cases environment makes latex hang [closed]

My .tex was compiled fine using pdflatex. Now I added to it \[ f(p(x,y))=\begin{cases} 1 & 1\end{cases} \] and the compilation never ends (pdflatex is stuck in an infinite loop). If I run the ...
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Changing the size of the braces from the cases environment

I have created the following picture using the cases environment. For this picture I have two questions. 1) I would like to limit the size of the braces created by the cases environment to ...
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How to write commands for cases? [duplicate]

For writing cases like a definition of a function having two or more conditions compiled by large braces ({), do I have to use \begin{equation} and \begin{cases} within, or there is some other command ...
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Need help with a cases structure inside an enumerated list

I need to type an enumerated list (for a math document) that contains several lines for which I need to have said lines have a curly brace at the end with a text description for them. The best I can ...
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Alignment in cases

I have this text in LaTeX: $$ sgn(x)= \begin{cases} -1 & \mbox{za podmínky } x>0\\ 0 & \mbox{za podmínky } x=0\\ 1 & \mbox{za podmínky } x>0 \end{cases} $$ But I ...
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Error typesetting large bracket with multiple lines

I was following a Wikibooks section to create multiple lines within a single large bracket. Something like this. The problem is that when I type in the given code, which is \[ u(x) = ...
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Writing conditional equations with braces in sphinx

I want to write conditional statement with one-sided curly brackets in Sphinx as shown below: In Latex, the best I could do is given below: \[ x = \begin{cases} \begin{split} ...
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I don't know what is wrong: cases and itemize

I don't know what is wrong, because I can see the output but it is compiling with error. \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item \begin{tabular}{cc} ...
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Nested begin-math symbols

I am facing a problem while displaying a mathematical expression. The code looks like this : \textit{$f_{1}$} $\succ$ \textit{$f_{2}$} if $\begin{cases} \textit{dz_{f_{1}}} \supseteq ...
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twocolumn article cases alignment issues

I use the following option twocolumn \documentclass[11pt, twocolumn]{article} Images and almost everything works nice. However I face an issue with the mathmode cases If my text is too long it ...
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Bad formating with align + cases and long equations

This is what I have so far: Formatting in section 1 is a joke. I can't even read the cases. Under section 2 I cheated with a manual line break \\ and a parbox. Still the result disgusts me. ...
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Putting a header above the cases in an equation

This question is best illustrated by an example. Consider the following code Further we can show that \begin{equation*} P_{v}(T) = ...
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How to adjust the blank space between the top of the left curly brace and the contents?

I want to type a system of equations delimited by the left curly brace. And I tried using the \left{ with aligned, and cases, and array, and numcases. But there are some difference between the results ...
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Tall curly brace

I would like to put a tall (long) left curly bracket on the left side of the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \noindent c: $\{$1, ..., n$\}$ $\rightarrow$ $\{$1, ..., ...
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How to make dcases environment work in LaTeX

I'm using Kile (kde4) on Mac OS. I can use the cases environment just fine but my version of Kile doesn't have dcases. I'm using Kile via MacPorts. Does anyone know of a way to update my distribution ...
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How to add equation with cases inside the table

I want to include the complicated equation into one of the cells of my table. I am using tabular environment, additionally I have some multirows. I would like to add something like this: ...
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how to align texts in equation cases

I need to make an equation case with text following it. That text should be displayed in the middle of the two cases. This is my code: \begin{eqnarray}\label{eq13} a_k = \begin{cases} 1 & ...
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Cases equation problem - ! Missing { inserted [closed]

I am trying to compile this equation \beta\_t^i= \begin{cases} \overline{\beta}-i\cdot\sigma\_{\beta} & 0\leq i\leq 4\\ 0.0 & 5\leq i\leq7 \end{cases} and I am still ...
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Centering case-defined functions in the middle of the page and centering a figure(diagram)

I have two questions regarding centering: I am trying to center a case-defined function, say defined as follows: $f_i(z)=$ \begin{cases}\frac{1}{t}dist (z,\gamma_i ) &\text {if} z\in A_i(t)\\ ...
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cases environment inside an array

LyX is giving a lot of error messages for my Latex code which runs in other places. \[ \begin{array}{rl} p_{Y \mid H_1}(y \mid H_1) & = f_X(g^{-1}(y))\left| \dfrac{dg^{-1}(y)}{dy} \right| \\ \\ ...
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Numbering equations in cases environment separately

I have a problem with separate numbering of equations. My code is: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[subnum]{cases} \begin{document} ...
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prooftree from bussproofs package inside “cases” environment

I am using bussproofs package to provide some type proofs. According to bussproofs manual, it is impossible to use prooftree inside math mode. However, I would like to insert prooftree in the cases ...
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How can I do this without the cases?

How can I do this without the cases? $\begin{cases} \dfrac{\partial u(x,y)}{\partial x}=2x=\dfrac{\partial v(x,y)}{\partial y} \\ \dfrac{\partial u(x,y)}{\partial y}=-2y=- \dfrac{\partial ...
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Error with dcases*

I'm using LaTeX to write up my math notes and have been fairly successful implementing most of the styles I'm trying to figure out. I seem to be having trouble with the environment dcases* though. ...
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How can I align multiple cases environment simultaneously?

In one big align environment, I want to put some cases environments. I would like the alignment of the cases environments to be the same. For example, if I write: \begin{align} f(x) &= ...
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Alignment between material inside and outside a cases environment

In the code below, I'd like to make the i=0,\ldots,n. line up, in the output, with the cases in the first part of the definition. Ideally, the full-stop would align with the semicolons and comma. ...
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How do I hang another, right-aligned line in a cases environment?

I've seen these questions, but in my case the equation content is too long to add the text description at the end and it overflows into the margin. \[ d_i(g_n,\ldots,g_0) = \begin{cases} ...
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How to insert a text between two cases in a multi valued function?

I want to do something similar to this but do not know how: I do know how to write multi-valued functions by using cases or align or whatever but do not know how to achieve a text that is to the ...