{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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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Math expression in header

I'm trying to put short math expressions in my chapters or sections like this: \chapter{Basic topological concepts in $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ } The problem is that headers seem to ignore the math part and ...
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Need to represent information about a matrix, attached image showing what is needed [duplicate]

The following matrix is of size $10 \times 10$, however it is representing an $m \times m$ matrix. Hence I need to signify that the first five columns represent terms $0$ to $\frac{m}{2} - 1$ and the ...
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LaTeX Error: \mathbb allowed only in math mode.

I'm writing a package which, among other things, gives abbreviations for \mathbb, as follows: \newcommand{\A}{\mathbb A} \def\B{\mathbb B} \def\C{\mathbb C} \newcommand{\D}{\mathbb D} ...
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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure my internet browser to have them load properly? [closed]

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...
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Vdots are taller than the rest of text [duplicate]

When I use \vdots within the align environment, its size is bigger than of the rest of characters. I want to get rid of the gap (purple colour on the picture below) or somehow move \vdots upward ...
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Big Euclidean norm?

I would like to replace the Euclidean norm and the first pair of brackets with bigger ones but I get errors. Can you help me to fix it? \documentclass[11 pt,a4paper,oneside,openany, ...
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How do I use different fonts for mathematical equations?

The title says it all. This is my code snippet: \documentclass[12]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tex4ht} \usepackage{chemarrow} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} ...
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Getting a weird output using \alignat (picture and code included)

When I run the following code \begin{alignat}{2} \text{min} & \sum_{t\in T}\sum_{v\in V}\sum_{(i,j)\in W_{v}}(c_{ijv}-u_{i}- v{j})x_{ijvt}+\sum_{j\in J}\sum_{t\in T}M_{jt}s_{jt} \\ ...
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Error in a math expression

I have a problem with this expression: $$n \geq \Bigg\lvert \bigcup_{l \leq |A_{i}| \leq 2l} |A_{i}| \Bigg\rvert \geq \sum_{i = 1}^{N_{l}}\Bigg\lvert A_{i} \Biggl \bigcup_{j =1}^{i-1} A_{j}\Biggr ...
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Page break in dmath equation environment

I have a very very long equation. I want it to split over different pages automatically. My quation contains 1700 terms and it may go for many pages. Is it possible with dmath or any other way? e.g., ...
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Parenthetical Errors [closed]

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} 8.) Now calculate the logarithm of the $n$th term in the sequence, i.e. log($a_{n}$). \indent Use the series representation of the logarithm \\ \\ \indent ...
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Derivative in two point [duplicate]

I need to write a derivative formula with two variables after the "pipe" symbol. I have used the following \begin{equation} \left. \frac{df}{dx} \right|\ ^{x=0}{_{u=0}}\end{equation} but it doesnt ...