{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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Curly brace behind equations

I have the following question: I like to have a big curly brace behind the equations to show that they belong together and have only one equation number. An example without the brace would be \...
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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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In the equation environment, how do I align an equation, AND an image AND the equation number?

I am trying to add an image adjacent to an equation in the equation environment. When I use the code below, the equation and the image are aligned but the equation number jumps to the next line. If I ...
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LaTeX locally change equation numbering

I want my document to look like this: Normal document text. equation (1) Definition Definition text. equation (D1) More definition text. Normal ...
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Question about the use of cleveref's \Crefrangeformat

I am trying to use the package cleveref to reference to a range of equations. I'd like to have the following result in the text: Eqs. (1)-(5) I want to be able to define the format once, using ...
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\mathrm{} or \mbox{}? What is the convention when writing a equation?

When writing a equation, sometimes we need write letters non-italic. For example, let A be a matrix and its transpose should be A^{\mathrm{T}} instead of A^T. In addition, if a letter does not ...
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How do I obtain multline-type alignment within a group of equations?

I want to achieve something like the following (for now achieved using Microsoft Paint): That is, I want to group a number of multi-line equations within a single equation-type environment (i.e. ...
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Putting equations in \intertext to annotate a proof

I'm trying to typeset a proof with Latex. When I do proofs, I like to alternate between a line of text, to explain each step, and the resulting equation. I also like to have the equations align at the ...
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How to move the equation numbers to bottom lines?

\documentclass[preview,border=12pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \abovedisplayskip=0pt\relax \begin{align} \begin{multlined}[b]...
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Blank lines in align environment

Is there a way to insert a blank line between two equations in align environment? From what I understand a blank line is interpreted as \par and \par is not allowed in align. Can I disable this "...
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Automatically replace environment align by equation+aligned combination

I would like to automatically replace the align environment by an equation + aligned combination. Specifically, whenever \begin{align} occurs, it should automatically read it as \begin{equation}\begin{...
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Displaystyle fractions in a system of equations

I'm trying to define an environment to use with equations' systems. So far, the best solution was \newenironment{eqsys}{\begin{equation}\begin{cases}}{\end{cases}\end{equation}} but I noticed that ...
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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? \documentclass[11pt]{...
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Multiline equation without number

I am trying to have a multiline equation without any numbering, even not in the last one. \begin{align} a = x \nonumber \\ b = y \end{align} However, this is producing a line number in the last ...
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Two-Headed Arrow Over Formula

I have a quantified formula. I want to show what happens when the order of quantifiers is reversed. To do this, I like to use a two-headed arrow over the formula, like this: Is it possible? I don't ...
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Equations with comment bubbles

Is it possible to have write equations accompanied with explanatory bubbles and comments? I am familiar with underbracket, overbracket, underbrace and overbrace but I have terms close together and I ...
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How can we detect that we are right after display math mode? (for vertical spacing)

I need a "\smartmedskip" feature/macro in plain TeX which is in usual identical to \medskip, however, if we are right after display math mode, then it should be just "disabled", i.e. it should then ...
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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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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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Multiline \text in an equation

There are a number of possibilities to have multiline equations, but I am looking for multiline \text{...} elements. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \...
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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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Displaymath environment that can align equations and squeezes math

I have a long equation to align. Without squeezing the math, it is just barely longer than \textwidth. However, the align environment doesn't squeeze the math at all, which results in a badbox. \...
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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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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. \begin{...
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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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How to draw a double-ended arrow between the numerator and denominator in a frac inside a sqrt, and an arrow labeled by an otimes pointing to that?

Here's what I have, and I've hand drawn what I seeking: I'm after (a) a double-ended arrow with the two ends pointing to the numerator and denominator of a fraction under a square root, and (b) an ...
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diagonal text in math mode w/ vertical equality

The goal is a code where one can label elements in math mode in the following way: without having to manually position each letter of each word as a node in tikz. Preferably, other than the stacks ...
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Aligning plain `align` and `cases`?

The cases environment works very well for enumerating cases within a large left bracket. I'd like to be able to combine it with the align environment so that equals-signs and conditions also line up: ...
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abovedisplayskip vs abovedisplayshortskip

What is the difference between these two? http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/TeX/abovedisplayskip http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/TeX/abovedisplayshortskip I don't know why, but it seems to work unusually. ...
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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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How do I produce Theorems and equations which are numbered by hand?

I'd like to be able to write a LaTex document with numbered theorems and equations, but I would like not to have them numbered automatically, but rather put in by hand. Ideally, I'd like to be able ...
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How to draw the calculation of a determinant?

I'm trying to reproduce the following calculation of a determinant in latex: Any ideas? I thought of using the tabular environment but unfortunately I'm not able to align the "=" correctly.
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How can I box multiple aligned equations?

This question is two-fold. In my document, I currently have boxes around single equations like so: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \setlength\...
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TikZ figure inside equation?

I was wondering if it is possible to have a TikZ graphic inside an equation, to produce something similar to
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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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When is `\[` preferred over equation* environment? [duplicate]

When is it preferable to use \[ instead of equation*? I find I often use the equation* environment in the following way: \begin{equation*} some expression \end{equation*} Should I instead be using ...
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Chemistry Equations

I have the following Chemistry equation: 2LiOH(s) + CO2(g) -> Li2CO3(s) + H2O And I have the following LaTeX code: \ce{2LiOH_{(s)} + CO_{2(g)} -> Li_{2}CO_{3(s)}+ H_{2}O_{(g)}} But I ...
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Input manually a number into \eqref

Often while writing papers I find the need to cite particular equations from other papers. For example, the landmark paper by Einstein, Newton, and White (2015) lays out the theory of everything in ...
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How can I nicely show an absolute value with the “divides” function, |?

Right now, I am using \lvert,\rvert, and \mid to display \documentclass[border=3pt]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\lvert x \rvert \mid y$ \end{document} Is there a better ...
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problem when writing an equation with latex: missing delimiter (. inserted) \end{equation}

I tried this and that, but could not solve this problem. Here is the code that produces this error: \begin{equation} o=g(h)=\left\{\begin{array}{rcl} 1 & if & h < 0 \\ 0 & if ...
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Change appearance of equation numbers locally

In the MWE below, I would like to have the equation numbers in the Chapter "Appendix" (but only there!) being displayed as follows: (A.1), (A.2), (A.3) ... \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsmath}...
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How can I extract equations from one document for use in another?

I have a LaTeX document that includes many equations. I would like to create a separate "quick reference" sheet that includes many of these equations. Instead of copy-and-pasting the equations from ...
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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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Reset equation numbering after each section

I would like to reset equation numbering after each section or subsection. Right now I use \setcounter{equation}{0} I saw in another page you could also reset it by adding the following line to the ...
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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} \lefteqn{f(a,b,...
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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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LaTeX in CorelDRAW

What is a good way to get LaTeX formulas into CorelDRAW figures? I will provide a solution below, based on a rather old macro adapted to work on 64 bit systems as well as 32 bit - it works well, but ...
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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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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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First reference to equation underlined

In these days I'm writing at my Bachelor's Thesis and I've got a new problem. I have to underline the first reference to figures, tables and equations. By searching in the Internet I've already found ...