{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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Equal sign incorrectly aligns with subscript

If I type \mu_\bar{x}=\mu_x Then the equal sign aligns with the subscript \bar{x}. However, what I want is align the equal sign with the mu, which is the big character, on the left side. How ...
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Change equation number latex

I would like to quote a part of a paper and would like to keep the same numbering of equations. For example, suppose in a paper, the equation appears \begin{equation} 1 + 1 = 2 ...
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aligning equation

Regarding the enclosed MWE I would like to get the \sums aligned. But using a second & in lines two and three leads of course to a problem with line one. How do I get the desired result? (Looking ...
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Double underlining an answer while keeping the equations aligned at “=” symbol

I've just recently started using LaTeX for homework and I'm wondering how I can double underline an answer while still keeping the equations aligned at the "=" symbol? I have this piece of code: ...
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Equation shown as non existing picture with tex4ebook

I successfully compiled a tex source using tex4ebook buy none of the equation ( \begin{equation} ) is shown properly. In calibre viewer I get a blue question mark, the one for "file not found". In ...
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Formatting equations to display next to one another

I want to format my equation as follows: x = a y = b x = c y = d Below is the actual Latex code. \begin{align*} kx_{N-1}^2\lambda_{N-1}^2 &= m(x_N - x_{N-1})^2\\ ...
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Place overbrace/underbrace outside of a boxed-environment

Is there a simple way (without complex tikz or that stuff) to place an underbrace/overbrace outside of "boxed"-math environment? Would be great when the braces would have same height position outside ...
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Centered set of equations with single numbering

If I want a set of centered equations, \begin{gather} \end{gather} does the job: \begin{gather} i^2 = j^2 = k^2 = -1\\ ij = -ji = k \end{gather} If I want a set of equations with single ...
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Tikz node positioning in math-environment especially \frac

(this is my first TEX-question). I'm trying to label an equation within a tikzpicture. I did it this way: \documentclass[15pt,a4paper,headinclude, totoc]{scrartcl} ...
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Numbering equations in sections and sub-sections

In general, I would like to number equations using the sub-section number, so for example, if I am in sub-section 2.3, then it should number the first equation in this section (2.3.1). To do this, I ...
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Proper etiquette for using a lemma in a series of equations?

Suppose we have something like: \begin{equation} \begin{split} a &< b \\ ab &< bc \\ abc &> bcd \\ abcd &> bcde \end{split} \end{equation} And to get the third line, abc ...
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Aligning multiple rows and columns with different number of equations (Align environment)

I am trying to achieve the following structuring with an align environment: Each of the first two rows has 2 equations, which should be aligned. In the third and fourth row, there should be one ...
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New environment for boxed equations

I would like to define new environments to highlight certain equations in some way. For example, I would like a highlighted equation to appear in red text or with a box around it. I have the red text ...
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Trouble with spacing between section title and equations

I am trying to create a formula sheet so I only have section titles and equations in my documents. I am having trouble with the spacing between my section header and the equations that I want as the ...
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Align multiple equations with parts inside root

I am having trouble aligning the following inequalities in such a way that, on the right hand side, the first bracketed parts within the cube root are aligned below each other. Additionally i would ...
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Underbrace an equation with its result

I have several formulas that are too long to fit into the \textwidth of my page. That's why I want them underbraced with the result-formulation beneath them. Something like this. ...
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Labeling an equation with letters [duplicate]

Is there a way to label an equation with letters instead of numbers? For instance, \begin{equation} \label{Problem} \phi'(t)=f(t, \phi(t)). \end{equation}
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Special treatment of equation numbers i.e. \overline or \widehat [duplicate]

Is there a way to make the equation numbers with an over line or over hat? Can this be done for just a couple equations?
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Numbering an array of equations

I want to do this thing in an equation array mode. Exactly same in the figure.
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Equation spacing and aligning

Can anyone help me to properly align my formula in my equation-environment. I do not manage to make a space between them, to align them that the colons are over each other, and that the smaller ...
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Leftalign, align and have only one number

I have an equation that I want to leftalign. Also I needed to split this equation due to its length and since we are talking only about one equation, I want to give this equation only one number, not ...
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Syntax of Using Math Mode: Empty Lines (Beginner Question)

I'm just starting to learn LaTeX. I tried typing \begin{equation*} (sample of different operators and symbols separated with \,) \end{equation*} and I got a whole bunch of errors. It seems LaTeX ...
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Missing } inserted when using \begin{matrix}

I created following equation with an online generator, however it doesn't work on texmaker. \begin{equation} p_{ij}=\left\{\begin{matrix} \frac{\tau_{ij}^{\alpha}}{a\sum _{l\in ...
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What is the meaning of \[ … \] [duplicate]

In a tex document, I have come across \[ ... \] (the dots is actually a formula) and I don't know what the \[ and \], respectively, stand for, nor how I could google for it.
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How can I separate the lines in this formula?

I'm trying to write the following formula on different lines due to its length. I did the following: \begin{multiline} ...
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Numbering equations

If I am writing a LaTeX document on TexMaker and I want to number my equation but most probably I will be adding details later on and I do not want to fall into retyping it all over again. So if for ...
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How Equation label in \begin{cases}

I would like to present the below equation using equation numbers. But it does not show it in the pdf file. Has anybody an idea? Thanks \[ \varphi(x,y) = \begin{cases} \label{ch:five:sec:5:eq4:1} ...
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How to split a 2 columns paper for a big formula

A have a 2 column paper, and I have a big formula like: \documentclass[twocolumn,article,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Therefore, triplets of the sensory score for aroma of ...
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Aligning more than two columns with alignedat?

Consider this MWE, modified from Aligning conditions in cases environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ f(x) = \left\{\begin{alignedat}{3} & mx^2 +nx +1, ...
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Moving part of equation to next line

I have an equation: \begin{equation} MMAV1 = \frac{1}{N} \sum_{n=1}^N \omega_n|x_n|, \\ \omega_n = \begin{cases} 1 & if 0.25N \leq n \leq 0.75N \\ 0.5 & otherwise \\ \end{cases} ...
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including references in an equation environment

This is probably not common but I wonder how one could include a citation in the equation environment for example I would like to do something like this: ...
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How to deal with very long formulas

I have a very long formula that does not fit in the page. What should I do? Here is the code: \listfiles \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} %\usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Center the terms in an equation?

I have the following equation: Notice how the last two terms are not centered? If I use the code specified below, I would get that effect. Now, what I would like to have is the effect shown in the ...
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Left align 3 different equations

I would like to left align three different equations of three different lengths. As of now I am using this code: \begin{equation} log_{10}M_{200} = ...
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Proper way of formatting equation strings

In much of my writing, I end up formatting relatively long strings of equations; for example, \begin{align*} M &= \int_0^1\int_0^{\sqrt{1-y^2}}\int_0^{\sqrt{1-x^2-y^2}}x\,dz\,dx\,dy \\ ...
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Piecewise-defined functions

I'm trying to write these four piecewise-defined functions. I wrote this code: \begin{equation} \theta = \begin{cases} \theta r + Se \left( \theta s - \theta r \right) & Hp < 0 \\ ...
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Removing the brackets around equation numbering

I am using the equation environment with the amsmath package. I would like to remove the brackets on each side of the equation numbering. I would like to have my equation labelled as 1, 2, 3 ... ...
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Unnecessary vspace for align/equation when it's first on page

I'm using the align environment and now I have the problem that one of my formulas is the first object on a page with some vspace before it. But this looks a bit odd, because it isn't in line with the ...
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Handling long equations with multline

So I'm writing a report for my final year engineering project. I've got some very long equations that I'm having to handle and I'm fairly new to LaTeX. The equation I'm trying to split is: ...
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Structure of Maxwell's equations and numbering in Latex

Please,how we can write this: Thank you.
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Apparent conflict between eledmac/eledpar and the environment equation*

I want to make a bilingual book with parallel pages containing equations. I use XeTeX with eledpar, eledmac, and amsmath. My problem is about a strange behavior of the alignment of equations inside ...
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\floatfoot and equations

I am using \floatfoot to creates notes for a figure in a paper. I would like to include an equation in the notes for this figure. Specifically, I am trying to use the following code: ...
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How to expand \align mode into two pages by following the end line of the previous page

I have a big matrix and each element of it has many stuff. The problem I'm facing is that the align mode is trying to make each equation to be fitted into one page. For example, in the following code ...
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How to shade a region outside the sphere in Tikz

I would like to graph the region given by (x-2)^2 + (y+1)^2 + z^2 > 5. So, I'm looking to draw a dashed sphere of radius sqrt(5) centered at (2,-1,0) and then shade everything outside of it. Any ...
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Centering equation while placing the “for” section to the utmost right

I would like to know how I can center the equation, but place the "for i=1,...,p" to the utmost right. \begin{align} \label{meth:regular:lin:phoneydata} ...
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Can I use something like “$$” in hbox?

I've written a my own little script system for generating homeworks & tests using a database of problems. Below is one particular problem which is giving me a issue for the last option, "d)": ...
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Automatically Wrap Equations

Is there a LaTeX plugin that automatically wraps equations that are too wide, or is this something I must always do manually?
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Change horizontal alignment of equation tags [duplicate]

By default, equation numbering seems to left align. However, I would like instead to indent the equation number just slightly. The motivation for this is to align the equation number with the body ...
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A brace in an equation to say both variables are equal to the same value

Say I had; \begin{equation} \begin{cases} x = 0 \\ y = 0 \\ z = 0 \end{cases} \qquad \text{and} \qquad \begin{cases} x = a \\ y = a \\ z = b ...
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Nested equations with curly braces on the right

I'm trying to write a nested system of equations with a curly brace on the right of each system, some text and then another curly brace which covers all other systems. However, the rightmost curly ...