{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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Extra space added after equation when it is coloured

For some reason space is added after my equation when I colour it. This does not happen if the colour is added to text. Is there a simple way to prevent this from happening, like a global setting (I ...
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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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what's a replacement for \lefteqn in the align environment?

I would like to avoid the use of eqnarray. I would like to use the align environment instead. However, I have an equation that I specify currently the following way: \begin{eqnarray} ...
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Writing Notes, want my equations organized at the end of document

I'm writing up my textbook notes in LateX. As I am writing paragraphs, I am inserting equations while I'm writing. I want to somehow display all of my numbered equations at the end of my document ...
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How do I make “gather” object, place its self in the text, the same way as an equation object?

Assuming the amsmath package is installed. I found a difference between the way that an equation object and a gather object is embedded within the text. If an equation is beneath a line of text that ...
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Equation number enclosing parentheses misplaced with Polyglossia+Hebrew+amsmath

I am compiling the following MWE using XeLatex within TeXnicCenter and get a garbled equation number: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{hebrew} ...
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Adding arrows with values over an expression

I'm trying to add arrows to math expressions (especially within limits) to note that there's a value assigned to certain term when solving a limit. I've come across the cancel package and its command ...
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Split up several equations into smaller ones?

I've tried to search for it, but I couldn't seem to find an answer to my question, so here goes. Let's say I'm writing a report of some sort. I'm up 50 pages or so, and at least 100 equations. Then, ...
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“Escaping” Linux kernel version in latex

I'm trying to include a kernel version info (i.e. \texttt{2.6.40.4-5.fc15.x86_64}) in my LaTeX document. However, LaTeX keeps trying to put it into "math-text" ("Missing $ inserted" and so on). How ...
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Make equations large

I'm including some equations in my document, but want them to appear very large. I have them in display mode, as opposed to inline mode, but can't seem to find any way to make them larger. I've tried ...
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How to align the equal signs in this equation such that the first line and last 2 lines align

so I have an equation below. My latex code for it is: \begin{align*} CoJPoD_{ \{I_1, \cdots, I_{k-1}, I_{k+1}, \cdots, I_{n}\} | I_{k} } = CoJPoD_{ \{system \backslash I_{k}\} | I_k} \\ = ...
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Alignment in math equations

How can I align my equations as in the image below? I know \begin{equation} \begin{split} x_1'(t) &= x_1(t)+2 x_2(t) \\ x_2'(t) &= 3 x_1(t) \end{split} ...
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Splitting a formula

What is the best way to split an overlong formula such as the following one to multiple lines: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{eqnarray} P2‘‘ &=& ...
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Too long equation without splitting

I am writing an equaition which is too long-wide. I don't want it to split. I tried to change the fontsize within the equation enviroment but it didn't work. I am using \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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How to show two groups of equations side by side: one implies the other?

I would like to show a bunch of equations can imply another bunch of equations, with double right arrow in between. Here are two trials of mine: one is to use another level of math mode to enclose the ...
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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 to format Maxwell equations?

Is there a variant of split environment from amsmath package which would allow for two aligned equations in a row? I want to format two pairs of Maxwell equations in two rows and put single equation ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is this a known issue with the centering of eqnarray?

In this example, \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{eqnarray*} A&=&B,\\ C&=&D,\\ E&=&F, \end{eqnarray*} \begin{eqnarray*} A&=&\mathord{B,}\\ ...
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Which is the preferred command for equations in LaTeX?

While browsing some of the older questions I learned that I should not use $$. I also learned that I blamed LaTeX for obscure error messages that can be prevented by using \( and \). I started to ...
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Chemical equation with “●” symbol

How to write this equation (the ● is like the +). I'm using {chemist} package for ordinary equations. ROO● + AH → ROOH + A●
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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 ...
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Moving the equation number up

In what's below, the equation numbering is annoying and forcing it to move up would be a solution. Anyway what are your suggestions to fix this without modifying the equations? ...
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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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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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Bad position equation number Lualatex

If a math display is too wide, then the \eqno appears on the next line on the left instead of on the right as it should. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? This is an example: ...
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How to show work on binary number addition/conversion

I'm doing various operations with binary numbers for my Discrete Mathematics hw and I'm not quite sure how to render it because I need to show my work. This is an image of something I've been trying ...
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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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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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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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equation, equation number and itemize bullet all on the same line

I think the following sample says it all. I need to get the item bullet in the right place on the same line as the equation, and have this followed by an normal equation number. Someone asked the ...
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Horizontal alignment within an equation using Tikz

I am trying to center horizontally the first terms of a system of equations inside the alignat environment. I don't know if Tikz is the right way to go, but as I might have to add some other ...
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What would be the appropriate technique for typesetting a “where” list of variable specifications after an equation?

I'm often finding I need to lay out an equation in a manner resembling the following source: \begin{align*} x = y + z \end{align*} where $y = $ the value of $y$; $z = $ the value of $z$. ...
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Double subscript problem

The code \DeclareMathOperator*{\FAggregate}{F} \begin{equation} q_k'(e) = \FAggregate\limits_{a \in R}_a (q_k(S(a))) \end{equation} causes a problem with an additional _a. What I want is the a to ...
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Describing steps in an equation

I am always describing the steps on how a formula is achieved or describing the underlying Mathematical principles taken to solve a problem in the align environment. But the descriptions are not ...
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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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Modify eqnarray to match that of amsmath's align

This is a follow-up question to \eqnarray vs \align. Sadly, some journals (and their accompanying document classes) still require the use of eqnarray to arrange a number of equations in a single ...
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How to subtract two equations?

I am trying to subtract one equation from another but I can't get it to display the way that I want. This is what I have right now. \begin{align*} &y&=2x+5\\ -&&\\ ...
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Which one should I use: \begin{align} or \begin{aligned}?

Which one should I use: \begin{align} or \begin{aligned}?
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Mathematica equations to LaTeX but equation is too long, how to split it?

I am new user of LaTeX. I have a problem of splitting long equation which I generate by Mathematica. I tried to use \\, multiline, and split commands but it gives error. Is there way to export ...
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Align denominator of fraction to left

The highlighted part has the equation centred, which looks rather imbalance with the top equation, is it possible to align the highlighted part to the left? Below is the code I am using. ...
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To write this norm equation better?

I have this norm \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \lVert f \rVert_{L_{2}(\Omega)} = \text{sup}_{ \begin{cases} v \in L_{2}(\Omega) \\ v \not= 0 ...
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Aligning mathematical inequalities

I want to align the following at the inequality signs, however it becomes very ugly: \begin{alignat*}{2} ...
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How can I number a few equations together

i would like to write few equations, but all the equations will get only once numbered and in the middle (right side) of the equations. e.q. if i write 3 equations, the number will be to the right of ...
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How do I typeset a chemical reaction equation? I want to have a long “=”

I am new to LaTeX. I searched ctan.org, but didn't find what I want. I want to typeset a chemical reaction equation. The = mark seems too short. I need a long one. I tried to add an option 2cm to get ...
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Writing equation in LaTeX: some part are mysterious to me :)

I would like to write in LaTeX two equations: and I do not know how to do that...Particularly, how to write stuff underneath the max function. And also how to have this line over Wi or Wj. PS: ...