{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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Footnote in stackrel positioned too high

In my document, I'm using symbols for footnotes (*, †, ‡, etc.). However, when I place a footnote mark inside stackrel using \stackrel{\footnotemark}{=} for example, the symbol is positioned too high. ...
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Add menu button in notepad++ to insert math symbols for use with latex [on hold]

as in the title, I'm looking for a menu button (or similar) for notepad++ that shows (mathematical) symbols to insert them (such as \Rightarrow, integration symbol, greek letters ...) into the .tex ...
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Equivalence Conditions in a Theorem

If I want to write a math paper with a theorem of the form If A and B are real numbers, then the following conditions are equivalent: 1. A = -B; 2. -A = B; 3. A + B = 0. Furthermore, the ...
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Does the comma look the same within/without the dollar signs?

In math mode when I type a sentence, my habit was to put commas/full stops/semicolons, etc. outside the dollar sign. For example, I would write Let the variable be denoted by $x$., instead of Let the ...
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Does spaces in $xy=1$ have differences between $x y = 1$?

Which way is more correct? I don't see any differences, but maybe I something missed?
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Problem in writing the equation: missing delimiter

I tried a lot but unable to solve this equation. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} ...
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How to elongate down arrow?

\downarrow command is available in directory but it has fixed length. How can I elongate its length?
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Matrix environments not being typeset

Why does LaTeX seem to have a problem with the matrix environment, and why does it tell me something about \hbox badness 10000? \documentclass[12pt,fleqn]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Resizing LaTeX Math mode font

I have a simple LaTeX document here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{layout} \usepackage{setspace} \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th_TH" \XeTeXlinebreakskip = 0pt plus 1pt ...
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Linebreak inside 'align'

I tried to linebreak inside math mode which did not work. So searching for that led me to try using 'align' instead. So I'm trying to break a line inside align with the following code: ...
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Placement of an apostrophe after a sum

I'm taking an algebra course in which we put an apostrophe after a sum to indicate that it is finite (not sure how standard this is), and I'm having trouble texing this. When writing a sum in math ...
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Problem with beamer in the math-mode for not showing parenthesis

I have a problem with parenthesis. In beamer I write $(a)$, but it display just $a$. Someone here may know how to solve the problem.
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How to create a newcommand with 2 different meanings for math mode and text mode?

I use the \usepackage{newunicodechar} to enter easily some unicode characters in math mode. For example I used unicode curled phi ( ϕ ) to insert phi in math mode. The problem is that any Unicode ...
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Using lots of symbols in general text

I am trying to reference in my report however as the referencing guide suggested includes lots of symbols ie ( :,;,<,>,/,\,[,],(,),_,~,) when i press play in latex i get the error "missing $" as ...
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Align sentences of paragraph

I have a paragraph called 'a)'. Next to the 'a)' there is a formula. Then in the same paragraph, but on the next line I have another formula, but I want this to begin at the same place as the first ...
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To type these math declares in XeLaTeX

I am converting my codes from pdflatex to XeLaTeX Minimal case \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} % also loads package fontspec \setmainfont{Minion Pro} % or whatever OTF you have on ...
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Boxing 4 equations with a thin gap

Currently i have. \begin{equation*} \boxed{ \begin{split} EQUATION1 \\ \\ EQUATION2 \\ \\ EQUATION3 \\ \\ EQUATION4 } \end{equation*} However the gap inbetween looks ridiculous and would ...
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Change the sans serif math font

I would like to change the sans serif math font to, say, Kurier, while keeping the roman font as the default. In other words, I'd like to change the font that is used with \mathsf whithout affecting ...
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How can I write a cursive letter k in math?

Using amsmath, writing $\ell$ produces a cursive lowercase letter l. I would like to have a reasonably matching cursive lowercase letter k, available through \kay e.g., so that I can write things ...
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I'm getting the error “missing } inserted” in LaTeX

\documentclass [12pt,letterpaper]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amsfonts, amssymb, amscd, latexsym} \usepackage{type1cm} \usepackage{simplemath} \oddsidemargin 0.0in \evensidemargin 0.0in ...
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Upright Lowercase $\pi$ as Default

This question has helped me in creating a command for my own package (more a list of commands I defined) to force upright lowercase \pi, and so in my package I have the following code: ...
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How to avoid line break with \[ \] syntax [on hold]

I know I should not use $$ $$ for math equations since it's deprecated, and instead I should use \[ and \]. But with this notation, every formula I type is centered on a new line. How can I have the ...
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No output PDFfile produced - mathmode

There is no pdf file produced even though no warning is shown. If I replace the formula with some text, the pdf output is produced. \documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} ...
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Using LaTeX to solve math problems in LaTeX more efficiently than with only paper

I have been always solving math problems in LaTeX without pen and paper, since a few years ago. Some have (many) lines of words, some (many) lines of equations, and some of both. When I saw that I ...
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Polylongdivision add factors next to the steps

Well for example, take \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polynom} \begin{document} \polylongdiv{x^3 - 7x -6}{x + 1} \end{document} I wish the function to display clearly next to each ...
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The bold styles in `$\mathbf{\mathrm{x}}^*$ ` doesn't work

The bold styles in $\mathbf{\mathrm{x}}^*$ doesn't work. I was expecting to receive an upright, bold symbol x, but didn't. Why is this the case?
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Spacing after equals sign in align

I find that I have unpleasant spacing between the equals sign and (e.g.) the exponential function in this particular case, while using the align environment. I have a long expression which has to be ...
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Package `glossaries`: Temporarily disable `\makefirstuc` in `\glsnamefont` for specific entries with math content

I use the package glossaries and I have \renewcommand*{\glsnamefont}[1]{\makefirstuc{#1}} in my preamble as suggested in the documentation to make each entry start with an upper-case letter in the ...
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Split this equation up

Is there a nice way to deal with the following problem? I have an equation that is too long for a line, but I can't split it up that easily, as it contains a fraction. \begin{equation} ...
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small equilateral triangle, for symmetry groups [duplicate]

I'm currently doing a module on pure mathematics. And one thing has been bothering me slightly, I know that the material is written using latex, in some of the chapters about symmetries they use these ...
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Lower the exponent in $\hat{h}^2$ [closed]

In Mathjax, h^2 \hat{h}^2 (\hat{h})^2 results in I want the middle block, but with 2 lower.
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Question about an equation from LaTeX Search

I was randomly looking in LaTeX Search and I found the following formula: P\left( {E_n^{\left( d \right)} ,{\text{i}}{\text{.o}}{\text{.}}} \right) = 0\quad {\text{or}}\quad {\text{1}} In it there ...
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Line numbers are not showing for part of my document?

I am using "lineno" package and a paper Latex template from a journal. {the whole .cls package} the numbering was working fine after using \begin{linenumbers} and then suddenly stopped numbering from ...
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missing } inserted, Displaying aligned matrix equations, yet braces balanced

I am trying to display in math mode two system equations aligned \documentclass[9pt,a4paper,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[margin=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Math accents overlap in beamer

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english,spanish]{babel} \uselanguage{spanish} \languagepath{spanish} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} ...
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Tag placing with amsmath

I'm using amsmath and its \tag command to tag equations. I remember having a situation where I liked having the tag on the left better than on the right. So I gave my class (which is report btw) the ...
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Looking for stylized H-symbol

I'm wondering if LaTeX knows the following symbol (sorry for the hand-drawing, I didn't even find it online once): It's kind of a stylized H letter that is sometimes used to denote the Hilbert ...
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Square root long division method

I wanted to draw the working column for this method of finding square roots: http://youtu.be/UnshaiwljGY Here is an image example of the process: But I am unable to draw it because I am new to ...
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Overline over a symbol with an index

For example, if I want to write a closure of a set, which is denoted A_1, should I use $\overline{A_1}$ or $\overline A_1$ (or something completely different)? For me, the more logical choice seems ...
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Reformat the mathematical product sign

I'm pretty sure there is a simple formatting solution to this, I just can't find it anywhere. I'll describe what I want to achieve with the code and the picture. In my last post I was told to add ...
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How put color in all math mode?

I want to put all math mode in a color, for example, red. But I don't know how to do that. In this web I found how to do it, but in Beamer, I want do it too in Article, Book, etc. Thanks for your ...
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Getting items above and below a compound math symbol

I'm trying to get information to appear above and below a math symbol such as \sum or \leftrightarrows. I've found information detailing \mathop and the syntax behind it but when I try to use it, it ...
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Aligning equations in matrix with outside character

I would like to align these equations on the equals sign (so that the curly braces are flush) and also align the 'ranges' on the RHS side on the 't'. Can anyone help? \begin{equation} ...
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Importing single symbols in the sense of “How does the assignment work?”

I looked at Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font and Handwritten R-like-kay. As a result, I downloaded the STIX package and looked up the highly welcome curly k \kay and found it to have ...
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$\varepsilon$ not show in bookmark?

I don't know why the math in section is not show in bookmark? \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{ pdfencoding=auto } \begin{document} ...
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Change the font used by \text

The \text macro can be used to embed text fragments in math formulas. However, if one uses separate math and text fonts (e.g. because the text font does not support math), \text of course uses the ...
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writing fractions inside a matrix

How to write a matrix which is showed above in latex ? Please help me with this matrix.
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Make box in math mode with current math font

The commands $\mathcal{\mbox{$M$}}$ and \mbox{$\mathcal{M}$} produce different output. I would like a replacement for \mbox that creates a box preserving all features of the current font in math ...
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Subscript scaling with Latin Modern Math

I'm using XeLateX, Unicode math, and the Latin Modern fonts (Latin Modern and Latin Modern Math). To me, it looks like subscripts in mathematical expressions are being properly (optically) scaled -- ...
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Make uppercase letter have same width as number in math mode?

I want to have \[ \begin{array}{c} \phantom{+} \, 39A_{12} \\ \underline{+ \, 488_{12}} \\ \phantom{+} \, 866_{12} \end{array} \] but the spacing looks awkward with the "A". Is there a way to get ...