{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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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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Override default equation numbering in Beamer?

I need to override the default equation numbering behavior. I want the numbers next to equations in my Beamer slide presentation to match with the numbers of the same equations in my paper. so ...
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Modifying \everydisplay causes the align* environment to stop working

I want all displayed mathematics in my document to be typeset in the style of inline mathematics. In his answer to this question, Matthew Leingang explains how to do the opposite (typeset all inline ...
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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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Uncover a multiline equation with beamer

I am using the beamer class for a presentation and amsmath package for the math mode. If I uncover the formula in the following way, the formula jumps between slides, which is not intended. ...
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Equation too long [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I split an equation over two lines I have a long equation, $\operatorname{E} (Z_{n+1} - Z_n | X_1,..., X_n) = \operatorname{E} (S_{n+1}^2 - (n+1) \sigma^2 - ...
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Aligning equations by row and column — with vertical lines

I want to include two sets of equations side-by-side in a table. Here is my example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\eqnbox}[2]{ ...
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What to do with this hyperref note on amsmath?

http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/hyperref/ has this note copied below: amsmath ------------- The environments equation and eqnarray are not supported too well. For ...
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How to create an equation library, to be called like bibtex?

I am newby in LateX, but I want to create an stand alone document to be used as a equation library where I can select my equations by calling them by name, and finally produce a list of equations used ...
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Writing down an equation involving some xymatrices in xy-pic

I'm trying to do something that TikZ is probably more than capable of doing, but I am lazy so I'm trying to do it in xy-pic instead. What I am trying to do is write down an equation involving ...
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Is there an addon for thunderbird to render LaTeX equations on display?

I mean, if an email contains something like $\mathcal L = -\frac14 F_{\mu\nu}F^{\mu\nu}$, is there an addon to have this rendered into something nicer to read? Or one to have equations rendered to ...
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How to change the color of text inside equation environments in Kile?

The default color of fonts and symbols inside the equation environments in Kile is pale green, which is not very pleasant to my eyes... Is there an easy way to change this?
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Equation var with apostrophes?

So I wrote this: $\{m'_{i}\}$ Without success, (I get errors/warning) How do I write the apostrophe in Latex? Thanks;)
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Change the equation font locally

I want to change the equation font to mathbf in a single equation environment, equation or align. How do I do that? I tried \begin{align} \begin{mathbf} equation1 \\ equation2 \end{mathbf} ...
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How to vertically center `\begin{equation}…\end{equation}` in a table cell?

How to vertically center \begin{equation}...\end{equation} in a table cell? Minimal Code (I cannot minimize anymore) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,longtable,calc,amsmath} ...
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Spacing before punctuation in displayed equations

What is the correct spacing before punctuation in a displayed equation? I have the habit of writing Let \begin{equation} y = f(x) \,, \end{equation} where \begin{equation} x = 3 \,. ...
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How Do I Horizontally Center An Operator Relative To Aligned Equations Above and Below

I want to achieve the following effect in a new enviornment I'm defining where the stuff inside what's supposed to be delimeters is a \begin{aligned} \end{aligned} block. \begin{equation} ...
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multline inside gather?

I have 3 related equations, two of them do not fit on a single line. I want to present them in a gather-environment, but how to do linebreaks inside equations? multline does not work inside gather. ...
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Symbol for Gaussian distribution

What is the symbol for the normal density function in LaTeX?
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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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why mathtools does not work for showing only equations which are referred to in the text?

I am using mathtools in the following way: \usepackage{mathtools} \mathtoolsset{showonlyrefs,showmanualtags} Then, to refer to equations I use \refeq{equation}. What happens is that there is a ...
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Custom equations' names

Do you know ho can i call a reference to an equation using \ref or \eqref and obtain (name of the equation) instead of the standard counter? Thanks!
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How do I give an equation a name instead of a number? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Custom equations' names I'd like to label a couple of equations by name, right-aligned, where the (number) would normally appear in the document: how do I do this?
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Equation numbers messed up

I'm writing a thesis as a collection of different articles. I'm treating each article as a chapter. The first article has Equations numbering A.1, A.2 etc and the second article has equation numbering ...
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Aligning the right parts in multiple \begin{cases}

Is there an intelligent way to left-align the parts right of & of the two cases environments shown below (if x >= 0, otherwise, if y < 0, otherwise). I wonder if there is a better way than ...
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Does a tool exist which can take a LaTeX equation and convert it to a format suitable for evaluation in Wolfram's Mathematica?

I use LaTeX to type up my homework, but as I work I often need to pop things into Mathematica (or manually type them in, or manually use my Ti-89, etc) Currently, I've been manually translating ...
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How to increase the spacing between equations in “gather”?

Is there a way to consistently increase the vertical spacing between equation lines in a gather (or gather*) environment from amsmath? Specifically, I want to produce something like \begin{gather*} ...
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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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help with creating a page of equations using (LaTeX?)

I am looking to create a template where I can quickly generate pages of basic math equations. LaTeX seems like a good place to start typesetting math equations but I am completely stumped with the ...
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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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How to Make Theorems and Equations Share Numbering

How do I make theorems and equations share numbering? The default numbering system goes like this: Theorem 1. Blah blah blah... 1=0+1 (1) Theorem 2. More blahs... Theorem 3. No more ...
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How can I have a bigger integral (\int) delimiter?

I'm writing some integrals and I don't like the way the \int symbol is displayed when it is followed by a big delimiter. Here's the code: \[ \int_S\biggl(\nabla\times\bar B - \mu_0\bar J - ...
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Embedding large equation in tabular

When I put an equation in a tabular, it gets vertically compressed. How do I prevent that?
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What is a good way to stack things in an equation?

I have a string of inequalities, and somewhere in the middle I have two things which are equal. To fit this nicely on a single line, I would like to stack the equal things. So I wanted to do ...