{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 do I suppress the whitespace above an equation block at the page top?

How do I suppress the whitespace above the equation block at the page top ? It is added to the top margin, and I don't want that to happen. I know that \abovedisplayshortskip controls this for the ...
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Is it possible to re-insert a LaTeX equation by label?

Is it possible to re-insert an equation in LaTeX via referencing the original equation by label? I already know, it is possible to: reuse the original equation numbering via \tag{} as described here ...
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Automatic equation numbering in LyX

I would like to create automatic numbering of equations in LyX. when I entered \renewcommand\[{\begin{equation}} \renewcommand\]{\end{equation}} for the "equation" environment it worked. However, ...
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Undersetting an arrow beneath an equation

I'm looking to add an arrow underneath an equals sign to explain the step that has been taken. See below: To achieve the arrow style that I like to use, I used \drsh from mathabx. I tried using ...
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`\hfill`-like spacing in math mode without using `align`

In question 83509, a way of getting \hfill-like behaviour in the align environment is described, but for my purposes, I need one that works in the equation environment. (I want to display some ...
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How would I get custom-colored equation numbers as simply as possible?

In a continuation of efforts to create a complete SAE technical paper class file, I need a little help finding the easiest way to create colored equation numbers. In my class file, I already define ...
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Multiple subequation labels in one \ref

I'm trying to write a macro that puts subequations' labels in parentheses in a compact form. For example, if I have \begin{subequations} \begin{align} y - ax &= b \label{subeq1}\\ x^2 + ...
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Automatically number inequalities

I have a long chain of inequalities and I would like to add some explanation for some of the steps under those inequalities. I have seen people do this like \stackrel{(i)}{\leq}. This is what I would ...
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using subequations

I have an equation consisting of two parts and would like to use subequation for that. Here's the code: \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{subequations} \begin{equation} \operatorname{min}_{a,b,c} ...
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Number quote environment like an equation

I want to put an equation number to the right of a quote (the environment) as if it was an equation. I have looked at Equations with only text in them, How can I make LaTeX number my quotes and How ...
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Writing steps in an equation

What is the "best LaTeX practices" for writing equations with multiple steps? Feel free to recommend packages that might help. Do these methods work just as well within an enumeration? Here is what ...
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Uneven vertical spacing displaymath

I would like to ask you why we have uneven vertical skips between the first two and last two vectors, coming from the source: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \[(a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h)\] ...
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Equation tag in twoside-mode outer

At the moment I thinking about the following think. When I use the twoside mode to write a book I want to print the number of the equation outer. I can modify it manually with these two commands: ...
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Equation numbers are shown in reverse parentheses

I am using \begin{equation} a = b \end{equation} to write the equations in my paper. However, the problem is that the number related to each equation is not shown in the correct format like the ...
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How can I decrease spaces between equations?

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \renewcommand\baselinestretch{1.5} \begin{document} \chapter{Test} Text text text text text text text text text text \begin{equation} 1 + 2 + 3 = 6 ...
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Adding letters to equation numbers

I want to number use a equation and add a letter to the equation number such as: f(x) =a x and g(x) = b x (3.1.1a,b) That is e.g. using \begin{equation} ... \label{eq} ...
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What useful web services are out there?

Looking at this question, I wonder what good and useful web services are out there. For example the LaTeX symbol classifier looks interesting. You can draw a symbol with your mouse and get back the ...
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How to draw slope fields with all the possible solution curves in latex

Sorry, I have no code to submit, mostly because I have no idea how to do this. I want to type up my homework (I can do the homework by hand) and I am looking for a simple method that I can use ...
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Colored underbraces for annotating equations

I am trying to implement my previous Powerpoint presentation in beamer. I have a figure like I want to create something like this in beamer. I wrote a equation as follows but I couldn't write the ...
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How to provide a definition for symbols in a LaTeX math equation?

Say I have an equation: x = R + E What's the best way to provide a definition for R and E? Is there a way to include a line under the equation saying what the variables mean (i.e. a "where" ...
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Suppress equation number when not refered to [duplicate]

Is is possible to use only equation or align environments without the * and then automatically suppress the equation number if there is nothing refering to that equation? It would make the LaTeX-life ...
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Should one use thousands separators in equations?

I understand that this is not strictly a TeX question but I have recently been asked to correct an equation presented as the first example in the image below to that of the second example i.e., to use ...
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Write 'text' **correctly** in equations

Although many have attempted to explain the difference among \mathrm, \textrm, \textnormal and \text (and others?), I found them misleading. See for example the LaTeX's Wiki \mathrm explanation Why ...
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Which equations should be numbered? [closed]

Is the best practice to number all equations, or just those that will be referred to?
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Using braces to label parts of an equation

Given an equation, say Bayes' rule, $P(X \mid O) \propto P(X)P(O \mid X)$ how do I label the different parts of the equation using curly braces?
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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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Adding labels to a formula

I have a diagram like this, explaining a formula: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{stackrel} \begin{document} $\stackrel[e+f+g+h^i]{a^b}{c d}$ \end{document} For this example, I have removed ...
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Label variables of equation using tikz without using itemize

I'm trying to use tikz to label the variables of an equation. I know of a similar question (Itemized Equation) but the answer uses itemize to label the variables. I would like to do something similar ...
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Coloured equation number (without changing colour of reference using hyperref)

I am working on a file where I am using the package hyperref so that the references to equations are linked and coloured. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Does amsmath provide any medium to auto-break equations?

I'm writing large equations in texlive with amsmath, and I want them to be automatically broken at the end of the line. Is there any way to do that with amsmath? What would you recommend me to do ...
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Highlighting equation with arrow

I want to create an equation with highlighting as shown bellow. But using following code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Align Equations Over Multiple Tabular Rows

I'm trying to set up a table with some equations in it, however I would like the equations on multiple rows to be aligned properly. So far I have \begin{tabular}{cc} \hline \multicolumn{1}{l}{Header ...
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Span formula over multiple pages.

I've looked through the search but I couldn't find what I specifically want. I have the following \begin{equation} \begin{split} Very long equation \end{split} \end{equation} Now, I have half a ...
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Beamer - Uncover within Equation Mode

I have an equation and I would like to uncover part of it at a time. Take y = 2x + 3. \begin{equation*} y = 2x + 3 \end{equation*} I would like to uncover the 3 \begin{equation*} y = 2x + ...
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Correct alignment of multiple-line inequality

I want to display a set of inequalities to look like the code below this is the lower bound ≤ this is the thing to be bounded ≤ this is the upper bound My attempt to do this is the following: ...
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Black and white emphasis for \boxed?

I am using \boxed to place emphasis on important equations in an assignment I am typing up, and would like to give the final answer a bit of extra emphasis. I'm using \begin{equation} ... ...
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Highlight and use arrows in an equation In a robust manner

I am trying to give a very simple analogy to what I am trying to do with LaTeX. I simply want to write two vectors, one below or next the other, and then, use nodes to link the last two elements of ...
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How do I keep a string of text together without it doing a line break?

I'm writing up a long paper, in which in prose I have various equations. However, I do not want a line break to occur within the equation - I want the equation to stick together. I want to do this ...
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Equation numbering problems in AMSMath environments with \pause

I'm writing a beamer presentation, and trying (unsuccessfully) to use \pause to step through a numbered array of equations, with the equations appearing in turn, and the corresponding numbers ...
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Left-alignment like Fleqn-option only for specific equations

I want to left-align some equations. (Note: I want to align the equations themselves, not code inside of the equations.) I have the following example code: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Generating a worksheet

My objective is to be able to generate worksheets in categories like: Laws of Indices Simultaneous Linear equations and Quadratic equations When I say generate is to generate for example 20 ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a two-column article

How can I place a two-column equation (a large equation that does not fit in one column) at the bottom of a page?
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How to break a long expression in the denominator of a fraction?

I used the split command to break my equation but I receive the error: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } l. \end {split} The code in .tex file is as follows: ...
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Inserting/Numbering/Labelling/Referencing several times the same equation written in various form

I'm looking for an automatic way in LaTeX to number a same equation that would be inserted several times (under different forms for instance). The output would look something like: some text x-y=0 ...
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Custom pagebreak in align equation

I got the following problem: Right now I am checking my equations, which are usually written in align. This looks great in most of the cases, but sometimes the pagebreaks are weird, ie there is a lot ...
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Double square brackets

In many equation editors (e.g. MS Word 2007 and Daum Equation Editor), there's a double square bracket. Is there a TeX equivalent for [[, ((, )), and ]]?
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Increase spacing in split environment

I'm writing long equations with the split environment: \begin{equation} \begin{split} ... \\ ... \\ ... \end{split} \end{equation} The problem is that the single lines are a bit high, and there is ...
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polytopes as inequalities sistem solutions in R3 (x-y-z) cartesian space

i'm here to ask if there's a TikZ/pgf support to draw areas resulting from a system of linear inequalities, into a xyz cartesian space. i found examples of my needs for xy plan at How to plot polygon ...
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Referencing subequations with cleveref

I try to refer to the parent number of subequations with \cref from the cleveref package. However, I would like to change the output "eq. (...)" into "eqs. (...)" when I refer to parent numbers ...
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How to use the command \autoref to implement the same effect when use the command \eqref?

For example, the first equation of Section 1 in a tex file is numbered in the form (1.1), When we use the commands \autoref and \eqref for referring it, the compiled pdf file will show Equation 1.1 ...