# Tagged Questions

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

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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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### \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} \author{...
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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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### 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{ (m_2-m_3)(2y_e^2-...
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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 I'...
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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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### 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 problem....
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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+ \sum\...
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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} \begin{document}...
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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 vertically center the fraction line?

I feel a bit weird because this is a really simple issue that apparently nobody has brought up so far but I find that very simple fractions produce output that looks vertically unbalanced. The ...
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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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### Fraction in brackets

I want to have a fraction in brackets. Something like: $${\log C \brack \log 2}$$, but with the line in the middle. I know this possibility: $$\left[\frac{\log C}{\log 2}\right]$$. Nonetheless, does ...
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### Compound fractions (i.e., “mixed numbers”) look bad in displaystyle

I find that in display mode, fractions that represent simple rational numbers look way too big. For instance, consider this case: $$a = \frac12(b+c)$$ The fraction gets inordinately large ...
Can anyone tell me how I can make $A=\frac{1}{a} \frac{1}{1+\frac{a}{b}}$ look the same? So I want $a$ to be on the same height as the other denominator. MWE \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{...