# Tagged Questions

This tag is for questions regarding the display of fractions and related problems.

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### How do I make fractions automatically displayed in lines properly?

I would like to know how to make code of fractions in article class more easy to handle. Usually, if I type ${a \over b}$ then LaTeX does not display $a/b$, which is what I want. So I have to say ...
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### How to get a vertical bar which is the exact size of the object?

I wish to use two vertical bars to sandwich a whole object: What I found is that (Failure 1) if I use usual \mid or \rvert or |, it is too small. (Failure 2) if I use usual \left| or ...
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### Bigger rows with fractions in pseudocode

I had previous question how to write pseudocode in latex. I would like to use fractions in pseudocode, but rows with fractions are a little small. Anybody know how to make rows with fractions a little ...
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### adjust vertical space between horizontal line of the radix in denominator and the horizontal line of the fraction [closed]

Even in display math I guess that there is too little space between the top horizontal line of the radix symbol and the horizontal line of a \frac. How can I control that vertical space? I have a ...
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### Fractions in Latex

I typed instruction below into a tex document and the fraction came out smaller than the rest of the equation. Is there any way of making the b, c and d the same size as the a? $a = \frac{b}{c+d}$
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### the numerator and denominator is not aligned well?

Here is the my code: $\sup_{v\neq 0}\frac{|Av|}{\|v\|^2}$ it displays as follow: But it doesn't look very well. I want the subscript to be under the sup and the fraction to aligned well.
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### Issues with fractions and align [closed]

I'm really new to LaTeX, I only started last week and I'm having an issue with trying to align equations involving fractions. I want to align at the '=' but I am getting errors: ...
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### Should superscripts be carried out of a fraction?

I can't help stumbling upon the usual way LaTeX renders fractions with superscripts: I think that the asterisk has a lower "weight" then the symbol and should not be treated as equal. I find ...
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### Matrix doesn't shrink when put in fraction.

This is my minimal example, the problem is the different size of the two x. I would expect the matrix to be shrunken too, but it isn't. Why is this and how is it corrected? ...
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### TeX, LaTeX and fractions

I just stumbled upon a Math SE answer which used {num \over den} for fractions. This seems perfectly equivalent to \frac{num}{den}. I'm guessing the former is TeX syntax and the latter is the LaTeX ...
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### How to make fractions in powers look good

Quick question. When I type $e^{\frac{1}{2x}}$ it makes the fraction very small and hard to read. However when I type $e^{\displaystyle\frac{1}{2x}}$ it makes the fraction way to big. I guess in ...
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### Cancelling in a Fraction [duplicate]

I am trying to create a step-by-step solution sheet for my homework and have discovered that I need to use "cancel" things in a fraction. For example, like in the following picture I would like to ...
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### A notation for continued fractions

http://www.math.illinois.edu/~berndt/gausslandenmonthly.pdf On page 602 of this linked document (which is the 19th of 25 pages) there appears a notation for continued fractions which has been fairly ...
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### Spacing of fractions in TeX Gyre Pagella Math [closed]

Using TeX Gyre Pagella Math with xelatex, some objects like \frac12 just seem way too large compared to the rest of the equations. Have a look: In the first line, the numerator looks like it's ...
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### Slanted fractions

I'm trying to develop a command to typeset slanted fractions. I know about nicefrac and xfrac packages, have tried both, and disliked both. At the moment, in text mode I use \nicefrac with a bit of ...
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### How to make equations the same size

When I write an equation using the simple $and$, it comes out to the correct size, with the fractions bulging above and below the lines and the parentheses surrounding them. But when I use the ...
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### In the output the denominator appears in front of the fraction [duplicate]

Command \frac works in strange way: Any suggestions? \documentclass{report} \usepackage{polski} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} ...
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### How to eliminate the gaps before and after \frac{}{}?

The macro \frac add a gap (approx 1.2pt) before and after the whole fraction. You could compare $\frac{1}{1}\frac{1}{1}\frac{1}{1}\frac{1}{1}\frac{1}{1}\frac{1}{1}\frac{1}{1}\frac{1}{1}$ and ...
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### Square root in fraction space problem

I'm having some troubles with the square root symbol within a fraction. This code \documentclass{book} \begin{document} $$h_4 = \frac{\sqrt{1.5 \gamma_4 -3.5}-1}{18}$$ ...
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### \center and size of \frac in my code

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{secdot} \usepackage{setspace} \setlength\parindent{0pt} \title{\vspace{-3em} Quantum Mechanics} ...
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### Problems with fractions in a square root [closed]

whenever i have a fraction inside a square root, the square root symbol drops down below the line and intercepts whatever is on the next line. I think the package savetrees may be causing the ...
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### How do I typeset a fraction of Young tableaux?

How do I typeset a fraction of Young tableaux so that the fraction is nicely spaced and diagonal? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nicefrac} \usepackage{xfrac} \usepackage{youngtab} % for Young ...
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### Multline & Splitfrac

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{multline*} -\dfrac{1}{64\pi^2} \left[ \dfrac{ \splitfrac{ ...
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### Breaking the equation inside a fraction

I am trying to write this equation using the help provided in the link below How to break a long expression in the denominator of a fraction? Still the equation goes outside the margin. I using ...
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### Sequential \frac that aren't nested [duplicate]

I'm new to Latex and am having trouble troubleshooting an equation that I can't get to display correctly. The equation I am trying to create in Latex is: ...but I keep getting nested fractions ...
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### Convert hours (as decimals) to fractions for billable-time invoice

I'm creating an invoice in LaTeX and I've entered the hours I've worked as decimals (for example, 1, 1.5, 0.75, 2.25), but I want to display those decimals as fractions (1, 1½, ¾, 2¼). (The reason ...
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### Dante Monotype typeface and fractions

I am handling a text which is natively written in a proprietary LaTeX documentclass which implements Dante Monotype fontface. In this text there is a lot of maths and I would say that it works, ...
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### A special fraction macro with raised fraction bar

I need to create a macro which allows me to get a fraction with a raised fraction bar. In a first approach, I mean to create two boxes (numerator and denominator), separated by a fixed horizontal rule ...
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### Multiple lines in equation environment

I have to put an two equations inside one equation environment. I could do it with this piece o code: \begin{array}{ccl} \nabla \cdot F & = & \left(\frac{\partial}{\partial ...
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### Token not allowed in a PDF string: hyperref warning affecting the bookmarks in the PDF [duplicate]

I have written a text in documentclass book and I have quite a lot of maths into subsections titles. These titles are of course correctly rendered in the pdf page but are not in the bookmarks: for ...
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### \frac command: height of the numerator vs height of denominator

I have the following code: \underline{W}^1_{\,q,\rho} = \left\lceil \frac{\sum\limits_{v \in Q, v \neq q}\underline{C}_{\,v} + \sum\limits_{i=\rho+1}^{|\Omega^{(U)}_q|}p_i+ ...
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### Problem with fraction

I have a problem with the appearance of a fraction which has in its numerator another fraction. It is not very beautiful as the second fraction is small, even though I use \displaystyle. How can I ...
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### Displaying fractions nicely

I'd like the following to look nicer: $\frac{1 - \left(\frac{r-3}{r-1} \right)^{k-(p+q)+1}}{1 - \left(\frac{r-3}{r-1} \right)}$ As of now, the horizontal line is way too long.
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### New to TeX; issue with compiling

I keep getting the compiling error >file ended while scanning use of \frac. I can't see any missing {}, so I'm not sure what to do. \documentclass[]{scrreprt} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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### derivative with respect to a vector

$\frac{\partial f} {\partial \left( \begin{array}{l} x \\ y \\ z \end{array} \right) }$ gives Can you help me to improve this by reducing the size of the denominator?
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### How to control the font size in complex fractions? [duplicate]

I am writing an equation and for part of that, I have the following fraction: \begin{eqnarray} \frac{u_{fe}\frac{\frac{u_{i,j,k}^n+u_{i,j,k}^{*}}{2}+ \frac{u_{i+1,j,k}^n+u_{i+1,j,k}^{*}}{2}}{2}- ...
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### Aligning the Left Hand Side of a big equation with fraction

After spending quite some time making sure this wasn't already answered, I decided to post this anyway, as I haven't found what I'm looking for. I have this equation with nested fractions, and I want ...
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### ConTeXt: How to create nice-looking fractions

Background Looking to create vulgar fractions in the current font such those in Unicode. LaTeX has the nicefrac package that provides, as the name implies, fractions where the dividing line is a ...
I have product inside a fraction, like this: $\phi_n(t)=\frac{t^n-1}{\prod_{\substack{ d \mid n,\\ d<n.}} \phi_d(t)}$ And that places the "limits" of the product on it's side, not ...