{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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Automating the usage of \vspace{\abovedisplayshortskip} and \vspace{\abovedisplayskip}

I'm trying to replicate the space above the equation environment. Currently, I have to manually alternate between \vspace{\abovedisplayskip} and \vspace{\abovedisplayshortskip} depending on the ...
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Put equation numbers in the sidemargin with Tufte-Latex class

In Tufte-Latex all captions etc. are in the side margin. I want to put the equation numbers there as well. Is it possible to do this?
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More sophisticated page breaks within aligned equations

This is my current method of allowing page breaks between my aligned equations {\allowdisplaybreaks \begin{align*} left &= right1 \\ &= right2. \end{align*}} It works, but it doesn't ...
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Multi-line Equations

I am trying to split my equation. I am using the code below. However, each time I am getting the following error ! Extra }, or forgotten \right. } $\hfill \endtemplate l.215 \end{split} ? ...
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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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Put formulas on the left position in LateX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Left align (to the page) displayed math As you know the following equation will be in the center: $$ \sum_{\substack{a\leq1/2\\0<b\leq T}}\frac{2+a}{2|b|} $$ And ...
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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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Consistent alignment of equations throughout entire paper

I'm writing a thesis and want all equations to be left aligned but also commence from the exact same distance from the left margin. I desire a (perhaps) 1 inch gap between all my equations and the ...
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Cross-references linking to wrong equations using `hyperref`

I have two macros I've defined that I use to set the context in which equations are numbered in my document. One that establishes something I call a 'block' in which equations are numbered, by ...
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Scaling down all the equations using one single command?

I am about to submit an article with lots of equations in there (defined in both equation and align environments and I also have lots of inline math of course). There is a maximum page limit for the ...
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Controlling {numcases} horizontal right spacing after first column

\begin{numcases} {Opt\left(P, i, \ell, s, r\right)=min } \nonumber (3)\hspace{2 mm} Opt(P,i+1,''Skip'',r - 1) + C1\label{eq:3} & $r\geq1$ \\ \nonumber (4)\hspace{2 mm} 0 & $i = |P|$ and $ r ...
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eqnarray or equation for single-line equations?

Normally I would use \begin{equation}, of course. But I got a huge file (more than two hundred pages) where many equations are formatted like this: \begin{eqnarray} a = b + 1 % no & here! ...
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Hide solution when using xlop

I'm using xlop to display primary school style addition/subtraction/mul/div problems. When using \opadd{1}{2} for example, It will solve the equation. How do you hide the solution so it is suitable ...
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LaTeX - How do I prevent extra whitespace when an equation falls at top of page

I am a newbie to LaTeX, so if this question is simple to answer please forgive me. I wish to keep the content in my document flush with the top margin. However, when an equation falls at the top of ...
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Formula font and line space reduced in array, how to solve this problem? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make every element of an array displaystyle? I am typing the following equations, \begin{equation} \left\{ \begin{array}{l} L = {C_L}{\left( ...
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Not greater than with vertical bar instead of slanted bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? When I do $\not>$ in LaTeX it gives me , however I would like the bar to vertical instead of slanted. How do I do that?
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Several \begin{equation} \end{equation} in columns

I have 3 elements of the following form (approx ~20 equations for each one) : \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} % LOTS OF EQUATIONS % \end{aligned} \end{equation} How to put display these 3 elements ...
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Long equation with left and right justified

Good day to all, I have below equation, the first equation exceeds my margin if written in one line. So I want it appear in two lines which the first line is justified at the left side and 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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Using \displaystyle in Equation environment

I have an equation in eqnarray environment. The equation has a sum notation with subscript and superscript. The problem is that the subscript and superscript appear on sideways of the sum notation ...
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How can I control the height of my left-right delimited equation part?

I have a simple equation, much like the following (I use the braket package) : \begin{equation} \mathcal{Y} = \Set{ x \in \mathcal{G} | \Vert x \Vert > d } \end{equation} My gripe with this ...
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Overbrace is not alligned correctly

Here is an equation: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{unicode-math} ...
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How do I number equations with roman numbers?

I would like to display a set of equations with roman numerals on the left side. The equations should be left aligned and the = should be aligned. Something like that: I) ae + bg = ae + cf ...
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Numbering equations in tabular environment

I wish to number equations in a table, like numbering them in \begin{equation}. ... \end{equation} Since all the equations are written as "inline" equations (for example, $a = b+c$) in ...
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Multiple align in equation with single equation number

I'm trying to get the following equation aligned two times per line and also I want to assign a single number to the equation. This is the code I have: \begin{alignat*}{2} [M/H] &\cong\; 0.917 ...
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Equation numbers in loop

I am using the loop command to make an exam file with unique numbers, i.e., the whole exam text is repated and only the first page of the exam looks different. I am using equation numbers in the text ...
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Alignment of equation numbering in amsbook

I use \documentclass{amsbook}. When I add an equation within an enumeration, the equation number appears further to the left than the item number, which is not so pleasant. How to make the equation ...
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Equation numbering restart for every theorem

How to make the equation numbering restart after every proof? One alternative is to use \numberwithin{equation}{theorem} but it shows the chapter and theorem number, like (5.5.1). I want the ...
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Wrapping text around a displayed equation

I have something like the following in a tex document: some text ... \[ T_y = \left\{ \begin{array}{ll} x + \alpha & \mbox{if $\alpha = \beta$}\\ x^2 + \beta & ...
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How to change equation numbering style

Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{report} \usepackage{amssymb, amscd} \begin{document} \chapter{Test} \begin{table}[h] \center \caption{Test} ...
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Aligning different and numbered equations in Latex

I can align different lines of the same equation in Latex with this code: \begin{equation} \begin{align} \frac{\partial a}{\partial b}(x)&=\frac{\partial a}{\partial c}\times \frac{\partial ...
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left aligning the conditional statement inside an array

I have equations of the form a = b + d for i <= 4, j < 3 = c for i = 5 = d - e + u for i > 5 I am writing them using the following code in latex: \begin{equation} a = ...
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Create New Type of Align Environment with Unique Counter

I am trying to typeset some chemical equations in my thesis, and I would like to have the chemical equations have a unique counter from regular equations. I also need to have some of them align over ...
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Problems using widetext.sty

I need to prepare a document for a journal and I'm using the twocolumn option in the article class. Now I have a horrible equation that makes use of the cases environment so it's hard to split up to ...
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Most Efficient Way of Creating Left Aligned Item/Equation List

What is the best way to achieve a list where items are seamlessly aligned either left, centered, or right. I am more so interested in the items being left aligned, (for instance a series or (system) ...
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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 ...
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Mixed Grouping in Subequations

I am looking to create a subequation environment with three equations. However, I want to group the 2nd and 3rd equations with a brace on the left side. I tried this (using the empheq package): ...
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Floating lines in align environment

I'm using the align environment to align some equations, and I would like to insert some comments between them. The problem is that I'm using & to align the equals, and because my comments don't ...
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Shorthand for numbered equation environment

Is there any shorthand for numbered equation environment?
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Problem with equation format when starting equation with \dot and \ddot

I am having problems with equation formatting inside the equation environment when the equations begin with \dot or \ddot When I write: \begin{equation} \ddot{\theta} + \frac{g}{l}\sin(\theta) ...
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How to properly align an equation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiline equation with LHS alone on first line? I want to put down an equation of the form A=B. Both expressions A and B are long. What I'd like is for A to be ...
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mdframed: large texts with equation arrays skipping pages in \documentclass{memoir} (or book) [closed]

The package mdframed works very well enclosing plain texts with decorated frames: even when they span many pages the frame breaks accordingly! :-) Unfortunately that is not yet the case when the ...
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How to remove parenthesis in an equation number created by \tag?

This is probably simple, but I can't figure it out. How can I remove the parentheses around a \tag in an align equation? I would like the second line (and only that) to contain [2] instead of ([2]). A ...
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mdframed: New bug with page break?

The package mdframed works well breaking framed plain texts. I am trying hard to make it work also when the text contais equation arrays, but I keep getting strange compilation errors! My last try ...
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Reducing font size in equation

I wanted to type an equation in LaTeX. But it is too long to fit into one line. It involves big arrays with many columns so I cannot split it. I wanted to reduce the font size so that it can fit in ...
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Left-aligned text inside an equation

Inside an equation-like environment, I'd like to have some text that is aligned to the left margin of the text block, something like \intertext, but in the same line as the equation Something like ...
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How to prevent additional vertical space around tall inline equations

I've got a Figure caption with a couple of short inline equations in it, one of which being $\psi_\text{pseudo}$, and because of the subscript + descender, LaTeX inserts additional space between this ...
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Left-align math

I'm trying to left-align some math, like here (the center block with the arrows): I've tried the following: \begin{flalign*} (0, (2, q_1), (0, q_1)) \rightarrow (0, (0, q_1), (1, q_2)) \rightarrow ...
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How to put your symbol explanation for the formula?

I have a formula written in LaTeX. What is the best way to explain what the symbols mean in the formula? For example I have this equation with a where: symbol definitions \begin{equation} ...
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Cross-referencing an equation

So far I've always used non-labeled alignments with align*, but I think it's time for a small change. How do I refer to an alignment after creating it? I tried searching similar topics but I didn't ...