{math-mode} is about typesetting mathematical content, e.g. tweaking the appearance of spacing and symbols in a formula, or producing specific mathematical constructs. For questions about "wrapper" environments like equation or align, consider the tag {equations}.

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Can anyone code this in Tex for me? [on hold]

How would I code this? In the texcode for stackexchange? [(99!)^(1/99) / (100!)^(1/100)]^9900 = (99!)^100 / (100!)^99 = (99!)^100 / (99!*100)^99 = (99!)^100 / ((99!)^99 * 100^99) = 99! / 100^99 ...
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Resizing dynamically the `e` of the exponential function

I've been looking around and found that this question has been asked at least a couple of times, but the solutions are been correct work around. Let's say that I have a formula with a piece like: ...
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MinionPro package conflicts with {esint}

I am using MinionPro font but it conflicts with esint package. The compiler always complains: LaTeX Error: Too many math alphabets used in version normal. Therefore I am forced to use the integral ...
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Math mode in LyX (on a Mac) does not display properly

When editing math mode basic symbols (such as \in, \cdot, \leq) do not render properly. Once I leave the edit mode of a particular equation it renders properly in the cmr font. (See screen shots ...
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How can I typeset this mathematical expression?

How can I typeset this mathematical expression?
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Set notations problem

I am trying to write that y contains the elements a,b and c and that y is a subset of x and that x contains {a, b, c} and d and e. However, my latex code doesn't parse. I have been trying this for ...
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How to make \StrLeft understand the math expressions as full words in headers?

Here How to cut a section title in the header we learn how to use \StrLeft with the package titleps. However, LaTeX outputs an error when there is a math expression in my header say, \section{The ...
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How to add a line break in math mode but number the whole as one formula?

I am trying to get the following formula on two lines like this: \begin{equation} W \in \mathbf{M}_N \rightarrow W' \in \mathbf{M}_{N+1}\\ (w_{ij})_{1\leq i,j\leq N} \mapsto (w_{ij})_{1\leq i,j\leq ...
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Beamer Block: White Space When Using Math

I want to reduce the white space (above and below) when I insert an equation environment in a beamer block. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Antibes} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Compiling problem

I have had the problem of compiling my document with the following table in it: \begin{table}[!h] \centering\small \caption{Thickness measurements on the two tubes.} \label{tab:Thickness_measurement} ...
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How to use \owedge and \boxwedge

We can use symbols of $\otimes$ and $\boxtimes$, $\oplus$ and $\boxplus$, $\ominus$ and $\boxminus$ in Latex. However, do we have $\owedge$ and $\boxwedge$, which combines $\wedge$ in the mid of a ...
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How to get spacing in math mode without just repeating fixed spaces (tilde ~)?

I'm looking for a way to move text in my equation, instead of just shoving multiple ~~~~ until it's in the right position. I'm quite new to LaTeX, what exactly would be the command? I'm also looking ...
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LaTeX error for the command \begin{center}

I have this code: \documentclass[14pt]{report} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,graphicx} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Necessity of nested \text within math mode for proper \mathchoice-based scaling

Quick summary: \text can be used to ensure proper scaling with respect to the correct math style. When exactly should one use it for that purpose? What need is there for nested invocations of \text ...
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How to change calligraphic capital letters in mathpazo?

I'm trying to get the calligraphic capital "E". I really like mathpazo package but I'd like to change the way it renders calligraphic "E". Below is a picture: when I type and compile $\mathcal{E}$ I ...
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Force latex to show a square matrix as square

How can i force latex to print out square matrix as a square matrix with equal width and height in math-mode? I also read amsmath documentation, but don't found any useful help on it. For example ...
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flalign numbering [duplicate]

I have an equation that is so large that it needs to span over several lines. However I also have a particular alignment that I want, so I used the flalign environment to lay it out as I want it to ...
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How can I typeset those braces?

How can I typeset the following expression?
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LaTeX is crossing its limits

Pardon for the funny title. I have a large report in the middle of which there is a sentence Let $\mathcal{L}$ : $\mathcal{O}$ $\rightarrow$ $\mathcal{S}$ be a function This shows in the report as ...
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Environment for Mathematics

I am writing some notes and in them there is 95% mathematics, give or take, so I use $...$. The problem is that if I want to go into a new line and I use the \\ there is the risk of badbox creation. ...
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Typesetting mathematical formulas in line breaking

When you typeset a mathematical formula is there a rule regarding the breaking of the formula in a new line, meaning if for instanse the formula breaks in a plus sign (+) or in a equal sign (=) then ...
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script F (or something like it) [duplicate]

How can I enter this 'F' in LaTeX? \mathcal{F} looks quite similar to it, but a little bit different. I prefer not to use additional package if possible.
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Writing the dimension of a variable in latex

I am trying to write the information about the dimension of a vector like this $M \epsilon R^N$ In the paper, they write it nicely, it looks nice. However, I am not sure what I am doing wrong, but ...
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\in and \forall symbols [closed]

Here is my code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[chapter]{algorithm} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \begin{document} \begin{spacing}{1.2} ...
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Mathematical Function Notation [duplicate]

How do I get this sort of notation in LaTeX? I'm using TeXmaker.
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How to create vertical and horizontal dotted lines in a matrix?

Similar to this question, I am trying to output a similar matrix with dotted line instead of dashed line. Is there anyway to do this? I also try to use these three packages: ...
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Can't recognize math symbol - bold “minus” above variable

I'm trying to "latex down" some Kalman equations and I'm not able find a way how to make that symbol above k variable in equation "Predict" (1) and (2) For me, it seems like \bar{} but still I ...
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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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Using unicode “combining right arrow above” to generate vector command

This question originated from a confusion created by some Linux systems where, for some software (editor and browser) the combining unicode characters appear to apply to the right (instead of ...
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How to type argmin over a variable in plain TeX

I am forced to use plain TeX instead of LaTeX and I don't know what is the proper way to type argmin with some variable under it. I know $$ \min_b. $$ And I would like to do someething similar, ...
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Word wrap in \text{} in math mode

I'm trying to type formula, which requires some textual comments. I perform this using \text{} command in math mode. However, word wrap doesn't work. What should I do? Code sample: ...
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Hiding and unhiding math text

Can Latex be used to type a math article containing invisible proofs, each of which becomes visible under the relevant theorem when a button or link is clicked?
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About \def\b*{\begin{align*}}

I want to make the code shorter. I defined the following pair of macros: \def\b*{\begin{align*}} \def\e*{\end{align*}} My point is that I saw this is a document, with \def\b*{\begin{eqnarray*}} ...
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Insert Spaces in Command Using Math Mode

I borrowed a predefined command (below), which uses math mode. Within the [[ ]], obviously, it doesn't observe spacing. Is there a way to make the command observe spacing within the [[ ]] ...
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Problem with latex math expression

I've been trying to write p = sqrt2^(sqrt2) like this $p= \sqrt 2^ (\sqrt2)$. And, the output I am getting is not what I am looking for. How can I write this properly?
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Spacing after \times

When using \times after some wide symbol, the space following \times becomes smaller than wanted. For example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{align*} > ...
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Tabular with Math symbols

I try to compile the following code and my latex doc shows an error. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[greek]{babel} \usepackage[iso-8859-7]{inputenc} \usepackage{ amssymb, ...
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How to improve in-text math expressions with multiple delimiters such asl `(`, `|`?

Consider this equation: first $\lceil (cN-n) |S_{n+1}|\rceil$ points which renders to: Is there a way to improve this, from the perspective of readability? The only improvement I could suggest ...
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writing the details about variables of a equation (math) in IEEEtran

I think that this is a very basic question but i couldn't find any answer. I have written the following equation in latex: \begin{equation} U= \frac{\bar{X}_1 ...
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Custom typeface for sans serif in math mode

How to set custom typeface for sans serif in math mode for pdfLaTeX? Background: I use \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign} which does not provide sans serif font, CM-super is used instead for ...
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nccmath: fleqn numbering

The following example illustrates the incompatibility of nccmath/fleqn and hyperref \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nccmath} \numberwithin{equation}{section} \setlength{\parindent}{0.0ex} % ...
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How put Minimize in place of min in a typical optimization problem?

The typical is $\displaystyle{\min_{x\in S} f(x)}$ but I want to view the word "Minimize" in place of "mín" how can I obtain this?
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Sub- and superscript in a different font and in different locations

In an equation, I need sub- and superscript in a different font, other equation part as a different font. I am using the MiKTeX version 2.9. How to get this style in the output? The superscript ...
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Subscript in macro

I would like to define a new command like the following. The latex when compiling should emit I_{wr} when given without arguments, or the optional arguments should come as a subscript. ...
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font size in math mode

$\sum\limits_{\substack{locations \\ L_j}}$ The word locations is quite long - longer than the summation symbol Sigma. I would like to control the size of only the word locations, but I am having ...
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How do you write the “estimate” equal sign?

I'm looking for a code, which can depict the estimate equal sign as in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equals_sign#Other_related_symbols (6th sign: ESTIMATES).
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Integral Sign $\int…$

does anybody know how to write integral signs in LaTex that are slanted to the left, and not the right. See here if you do not know what I mean: (From ...
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Description list for equation's terms

I'm trying to create a custom description environment (using enumitem) so I can describe the terms of an equation. What I want is to define item labels that are defaulted to inline math mode, and also ...
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How to typeset the house of an algebraic number?

I would like to reproduce the following text but I couldn't find the house symbol neither through Detexify nor by looking through the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List. I also tried combining ...
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Need to split right bracket at side of matrix into three smaller brackets [duplicate]

To the right of this matrix I have a big right curly bracket with the text "2m terms" that spans the height of the matrix. I need to replace this right bracket with three smaller ones that together ...