{equations} is about the various environments to typeset displaystyle mathematics, e.g. equation and {align}. For general questions about mathematical typesetting use {math-mode}. Both tags are possible on the same question.

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How can I center text/math inside a list environment?

When using math (display) mode in conjunction with a list environment, the displayed material is not truly centered on the page; it is only centered with respect to the indentation of the item. ...
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Custom alignment of columns in align environment

I need to typeset two columns of equations, each row typeset with an equation number to the right as with an ordinary equation. The first column must be centered, and the second column must be left-...
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Spacing issue for newenvironment wrapper of equation environment

If I create a custom environment based on the equation environment, I get a spacing issue: the next line of text after my environment closes doesn't start on the left margin. Example code: \...
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Changing the formatting of equation numbers

How can I change equation numbering so that the chapter number is outside the parenthesis like this: 1(1) instead of (1.1)
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aligning a multiline formula with the bullet of itemize

I would like to use a multiline equation into an itemized list, but such that the bullet of the list is aligned with the first line of my equation. The current code I use is like this: \...
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How to move the whole block of {align*} to the left?

I use {align*} a lot, it seems that the block of {align*} are automatically centered. How could I move the block to the left margin?
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How to number equations with a list environment

Hi I wish to number equations with a list environment \begin{itemize} \item Lol \begin{equation} y_t=h_t(\hat{x}_{t|t-1}) \end{equation} \end{itemize} I want y_t=h_t(\hat{x}_{t|t-1}) in the same ...
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Center over-long equations between both margins

I understand the reasoning behind the fairly narrow textwidth in a default LaTeX article. 60-80 characters per line and all that. However, I am preparing a document that features many lengthy ...
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Changing the number of figure or equation automatically in text by changing the places of figures and equations

Is it possible to automatically reference a figure and equations in text? I meant sth like bibliography references. Moreover, by changing the place of the figures or equations relevant figure or ...
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Label equations arbitrarily

When I have equations, as in \begin{equation} ... \end{equation} Can I arbitrarily assign the numbers to the equations? Instead of the usual order (1), (2), (3), ..., I'd like something like (1), (...
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how to tag an equation within an itemize - using amsart

I'm doing the following thing \documentclass[leqno]{amsart} \begin{document} Example. \begin{itemize} \item Such and so \item the following holds \begin{align} x - 2 \end{align} ...
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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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Problem putting matrix operations in an equation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Errors in matrix equation? I'm trying to use official equation container for the first time, and it's giving me some trouble. I have this equation of a simple matrix ...
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How to put a text label *before* an equation?

currently I have an optimization problem defined in {equation} environment: I want to add a label (P) before equation (6). Currently, I had to use the first line "Optimization problem (P)" as a ...
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Numbering side-by-side equations or inline equations

I am trying to produce a two-column table of math equations, where each cell contains its own left-justified, numbered equation. I tried using \begin{equation} \end{equation} inside the tabular ...
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Align number from enumerate with equation

I'm trying to have an equation as the first line of one of my items in an enumerate environment. Example: \begin{enumerate} \item \[ x \] \end{enumerate} I want the $x$ to have the same ...
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Shrinking or splitting some equations in a group of equations

I have a group of equations, such as /begin{gather} Eq1 // Eq2 // Eq3 // Eq4 /end{gather} Unfortunately, some of the equations in the group are too long to fit on the page. For equations that are ...
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Numbering equations

If I am writing a LaTeX document on TexMaker and I want to number my equation but most probably I will be adding details later on and I do not want to fall into retyping it all over again. So if for ...
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Table of Equations

I've looked around for this, and haven't been able to find a satisfactory answer; How would one go about producing (automatically) a table of equations, just a numbered list of used equations, ...
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What is the difference between \eqref and \ref?

Is there any difference between \eqref and \ref? I used both of them in my document using the package classicthesis and saw no difference in the result. Is there any specific situation in which I ...
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Breaking equations with breqn

I am new to using the breqn package. It looks good, but I get an odd behaviour when an equation can almost fit in the page but not quite: the alignment gets completely wrong. Is there a way to fix ...
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Left brace including several lines in eqnarray [duplicate]

How is it possible to make a brace and have something like this in a eqnarray block?
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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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Too much space at the top of a beamer block when using multilined math environment

I would like to place two math lines in a beamer block, as two separately centered lines. I know that I could do this using two distinct equation environments, but it would be nicer to use a single ...
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Align multiline equation with expression after equal sign

I am trying to align a multiline equation using array within the equation but it turns out it doesn't do very well. The code I am using is as follows: \begin{equation}\ \begin{array}{lcl} \mathcal{L}^...
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A lateral brace to group a set of equations with labels

I have a set of equations that I'd like to display together (as an example, the Maxwell's equations). Requirement #1: I'd like to have them labelled like in an align environment \begin{align} &\...
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Typesetting Right-to-Left math

UPDATE: I've managed to produce something that is aesthetically correct, however with a lot of "hardcoding" and trial and error to manually measure my spaces. Not to mention that I have to write my ...
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Align equation left

Here is my split equation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{asmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \begin{split} a_{ijk} =& \frac {Pr(M_{I} =2 \& M_J=1 \& M_K =1 | I=i , J=j , K=k)...
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Multiple Alignment in equations

The following equations need to be aligned in two spots. If I use the align* environment then the second column of alignment is pushed to the right edge of the page. I googled this and saw that ...
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Is there a difference between the `displaymath` and `equation*` environments?

The amsmath documentation says Basic LaTeX doesn’t provide an equation* environment, but rather a functionally equivalent environment named displaymath. Are they really the same or is there a ...
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How to place and number 3 short equations in one line?

I have 3 short equations which consume much vertical space, if each one is typeset in a separate line. How can I typeset them in one line in a "mathematically correct" way? I do not necessarily need ...
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What's the difference between split and aligned?

I don't understand the difference between the split and aligned environments introduced by amsmath, so I'm posting this question as a place to collect what subtle details there may be. One thing ...
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Bold text and newlines inside equations.

What I'm doing: \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{eucal} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{mathrsfs} % don't know what some of those do, but i think all the math related ones are % ...
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Avoid large spaces between text and equations

I use the options \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.25} \setlength{\parskip}{0pt} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} in the preamble of my document and most of the time the document looks like intended. ...
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overset text over equal sign in in an Align environment

Look at the following example \begin{align} & x \\ \overset{\text{some long explanation}}= & foo \\ & = bar \end{align} what is the best way to get the equal signs ...
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Highlight an equation within an align environment with color option

I'd really like to do exactly what's being asked for in this question: Highlight an equation within an align environment, but with the ability to change the color when I call it, so that I could have ...
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Multiline equation with LHS alone on first line?

I would like my multiline equations to look like this: Left-hand-side of my equation = right-hand-side number 1 = right-hand-side number 2 = etc. I know there is a simple way to do this,...
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Can I insert an image into an equation?

I would like to use a small image in an equation, where a symbol like \alpha might otherwise be. Is there a nice way to do this?
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Adding line numbers to latex and respecting equations

It's often convenient to add line numbers to a page automatically and the lineno package generally does the trick. But I've had two problems with it It doesn't seem to align the line numbers with ...
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Which packages/practices are relevant for writing Structured Derivations? (similar to Dijkstra's calculational style of proofs)

Does anyone know of any packages that support this style of writing proofs? The only things that I've found are: tex-ewd, a bunch of plain TeX macros on CTAN written specifically with Dijkstra in ...
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Labelled in-line equation

I searched the internet but I cant find a solution for my problem. I want a numbered and labelled equation inside the text.Something like: The equation a+1=b (2.1) does ... The equation a+1=b ...
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hf-tikz doesn't box around equation

In TikZ based \boxed construct is causing pdflatex to hang it was suggested to use hf-tikz instead of manually using tikz. The documentation indicates that this package doesn't work properly for tall ...
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framed equations

I'm aware of possibilities to frame an "important" equation in Latex as the one suggested in mathmode for instance but I thought it would be nice to have a dedicated environment instead of putting ...
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Is it possible to have a “real” \belowdisplayshortskip?

I think this is a tough one. Have you ever wondered why TeX sometimes produces vertical spacing around equations that is far from satisfactory? An example: \documentclass{article} \setlength{\...
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How can I position equation numbers always to the left side?

Equations and amsmath environments put equation numbers to the right side by default, the output of \begin{multline} some equation \end{multline} is: equation (number) How can I change it this ...
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Image next to Equation

I am trying to make my first LaTeX file and have been reading syntax for a bit and have not been able to figure one thing out yet and don't seem to find anything about it online so I thought I might ...
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Replace the `$$ … $$` macro with the `\[ … \]` macros? - Prefer the way LaTeX lays it out, but `$` are faster to write

Is there a way to replace the $$ ... $$ macro with the \[ ... \] macros? (and replace inline mathmode as well) I realised the only way I can write the \sum_{i=1}^{10} t_i is between the \[ ... \] ...
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Equations and Double Spacing

If a document (in any class) is double spaced, how do you redefine the spacing around centered equations as if there was single spacing? Whenever I use double spacing, I feel like the space before and ...
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Boxed equation with number

My minimum working example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{center} \boxed{K_{k+1}=P_ka_{k+1}^T(a_{k+1}P_ka_{k+1}^T+I_N)^{-1}} \end{center} \end{document} ...
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A vertically centered equation number on a multline environment

The multline environment does exactly what I want in splitting a long formula between lines by utilizing the horizontal space to the fullest. (I don't want the alignment features of the align ...