{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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How can I get space between my integral expression and du? They always look crammed together

How do I get a space between my integral expression shown here and the du expression? When I compile this or any other similar expression the du is right next to the parenthetical or radicand or ...
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Changing an index from \alpha to k [on hold]

I am using Tex Studio at the moment. I have a variable written in tex as m_\alpha. After typing 50 page worth using this variable, I had a change of mind and decided that all instances of this ...
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Poster in tikzposter not compiling

I am right now in the process of writing a poster in tikzposter but am having problems with LaTex. At times it ignores the errors (I do not understand how they arise) and compiles but by now it just ...
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How to draw bend arrows between the terms of the brackets [duplicate]

MWE \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} \begin{document} \Large \begin{eqnarray*} ...
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How to use math mode on tex.stackexchange? [migrated]

I am trying to ask a question that involves some latex characters in math mode I type in $\mathcal{Z}$, which works on math.stackexchange and various other SE sites, and nothing appears Can someone ...
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How to hide equation number with using align

I wrote the following to print a mathematical equation, but I do not need the number of equation to be appeared: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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How to fit a math equation to the line width

I used the following two equations to implement a branch function: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\NC}{\mathrm{NC}} \begin{document} In Case A, \\ ...
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How to place qed symbol at the end of an equation using eqnarray* enviroment

I am having trouble getting the qed symbol at the end of my equation, the symbol ends up on the next line. I have tried using the \qedhere command, but that doesn't work in the eqnarray* environment. ...
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How to write a branch function correctly

I tried to write a branch function as follows: $Pr{NC|\alpha}=$ \[ \left\{ \begin{array}{ll} (1-p)^{n-1}(1-p+p(\alpha + \beta)^{2})^{n-1} & 0\leq x \leq \beta \\ ...
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Contradiction symbol “upside-down T” [duplicate]

I am looking for a Latex command to print the mathematical contradiction symbol, which is the upside-down T.
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inverted nested overlines

Here's a funny one. The \overline command works pretty well when nested. For example, \overline{A\overline B} produces a bar of AB over a bar of B. Is there some way to reverse or more generally ...
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Problem in multiplication symbol ×

Please i want to write an equation with a multiplication mark ( × ) but \times doesn't work for me. Can anyone help me and i really appreciate your aid.
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udots iddots for stackexchange [closed]

I started to getting a little involved in MSE and noticed that there seems to be no way (at least from my understanding) to get 3 dots in a counter diagonal way. Like ddots but flipped. At MSE they ...
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The Proof environment, when I justify a step show does not respect the margins of my document

That this problem as seen in the image. When I use the environment does not respect me proff margins in my document, how you fix it ?. Thank you
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Aligning long broken equation (with brackets also split over multiple lines)

I have long equation $F=\left\{ abcdef \right\}$ which needed to break line at halfway. To do it I use \begin{multline}. \begin{multline} F = \left\{ abc \right.\nonumber\\ \left. {} + def ...
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Left aligned equations in multiple lines

Normally I use the align tag and everything is aligned properly. But now for some reason the text isn't left aligned. The following is the code I normally use (code #1): \begin{align*} V[1] = A[1] ...
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Moving label of empty arrow in xypic

This question about typesetting pullback square has almost everything I want, except the placement of the 'corner' symbols to be in the corner of the diagram, and not in the center. My problem a ...
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How I can write this equation in LaTeX?

I’m still a beginner to LaTeX, and I don’t know how to write this equation.
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Prolems with $…$ in a caption of a figure. Am I missing some package? [closed]

I want to display an equation in a caption of a figure. \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[!t] \centering ...
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Can't align my equations properly in my proof

I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me out with a spacing issue that I'm running into whenever I type out a lengthy equation. I'm trying to make my proof of the binomial theorem look ...
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Pencil and paper subtraction in LaTeX

Is there any way to format a subtraction in LaTeX, the same way you would, if you were to calculate by hand? (see attached picture). btw the 1) and 2) does not have to be included.
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Difficulty with long multiline equation

I am typesetting a memoir for a member of the Royal Society, who has provided me with a hand-written copy. All was going well until a slightly too long multiline equation: \documentclass{article} ...
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LaTeX inconsistent spacing? Is this normal?

\subsection{Third Isomorphism Theorem} Let $G$ be a group, and $N\unlhd G$, $K\unlhd G$ such that $N\subseteq K\subseteq G$. Then $(G/N)/(K/N)\cong G/K$. \subsection{Correspondence Theorem} Let ...
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How to correctly set functions with `\left(` and `\right)`? [duplicate]

If one uses \left( and \right) to set functions an extra space is created between the function name and the brackets. How does one correctly set functions? Here is an example: ...
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How to correctly set functions using `\left(` and `\right)`? [duplicate]

If one uses \left( and \right) to set functions an extra space is created between the function name and the brackets. How does one correctly set functions? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Beginner method to learn LaTeX [duplicate]

I start practice on LaTeX for mathematics text and I want to know what would recommend me some that get it learn easy.
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Cross and almost equal to zero (negligible)

How can i achieve the following mathematical construct with LaTeX?
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What happened to DejaVu Math font?

I'm trying to identify the freely-available Opentype font sets having a consistent Opentype Math font : this kind of font, extremely easy to use with XeTeX and LuaTeX (via fontspec), can also be used ...
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Math alphabet ignores fontspec options on LuaLaTeX

I am trying to create a new math alphabet on LuaLaTeX, based on the code of mathspec. I set up a font family with some options via fontspec and declare it as an alphabet. Although it seems to work, ...
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symbol for \not is sometimes rendered vertically [closed]

I hope this question is not a duplicate, but after some research I haven't found anything related to the argument. My problem is the following. I've noticed that when I use \not in conjunction with ...
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how to print long relation operators like simeq and sim with text above in latex

ENV xelatex --version XeTeX 3.14159265-2.6-0.99991 (TeX Live 2014) bibtex --version BibTeX 0.99d (TeX Live 2014) \mathrel{\simeq\!\simeq} not what I want. \stackrel{\text{mytext}{\simeq}} the ...
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Crossing a symbol like p, similar to one like hbar

I would like to cross a symbol like p, in math mode, similar to what we get for h by using \hbar, i.e. ꝑ (U+A751). Picture in case of font problems:
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How to add a text after the name of function?

I want to write a sentence like this: f_{a}(x,y,t) some text here But when I write like this there is no space between words. How can I fix it?
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Why might \sin and \cos be italicized in the output?

Introduction I know that \sin and \cos are supposed to produce non-italicized (operator) output when in math mode. Oddly, these macros are producing italicized output, as if I had typed sin or ...
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amssymb: mathfrak subscript doesn't scale

I have an elementary question with the package amssymb and the therein contained math script font \mathfrak{}. When I use a math-mode command like $\pi_{\mathfrak{X}}$, i.e. a small Greek pi with an X ...
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Obtaining a properly aligned complex matrix

I'm trying to write a matrix that contains two items with a fraction inside of it. I see that the matrix output is pretty strange because the rows and columns are not spaced with the same scale. ...
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How to stack nearrow and searrow on top of one another?

I want to transcribe this equation: I tried to use both \stackrel and \overset to get the stacked arrows. But the output looks weird, with one arrrow significantly smaller than the other: ...
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Change the behavior of subscript \frac in inline math

I am writing a document which contains a lot of half-integer indices. In display mode, x_{i + \frac {1} {2}} looks fine. However, in inline mode, having several x_{i + \frac {1} {2}} messes up the ...
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Comparing the path from \int or ∫ in the .tex file to ∫ in the .pdf file with type1 and OpenType math fonts in luatex

I'm trying to understand better how math fonts are handled and, in particular, how an OpenType math font can do the same job as a type1 font with far less files. My reference engine is luatex (version ...
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Using \textipa{x} inside tikzcd (maths) environment

I'd like to use tipa IPA characters inside a tikzcd environment. The code compiles but the characters don't render correctly. Strangely, there is no related warning. \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Context sensitive set formation operator

In my works I normally use \{x\mid\varphi(x)\} as a set forming operator. Its disadvantage, from my point of view, is that the vertical stroke is always the same, irrespective of the context. Is ...
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Undefined control sequence \eq

I am just starting using LaTeX and there's a problem I cannot solve. See, I want to make a plan so I use this code : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,landscape]{slides} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Combination spacing

I need to show the multiplication of two combinations. Code: $_4\rm C_2\times_7\rm C_2$ Output: As you can see, the spacing is strange and hard to read (the '7' is far to the left). How can I ...
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Union of \cdots and \hdots

Is there a symbol in math mode that look like the union of \vdots and \hdots, i.e., a cross made of five dots? Something like this: . ... . Detexify offers no solutions.
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Document font instead of math font in chemical formula (mhchem package)

I would like to write all chemical formulas in my document using the mhchem package which facilitates the use of the document font. It works quite nicely so far, but it fails for the letter "x". This ...
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Boundary ligatures in math mode

I know that the TeXbook says : "boundary ligatures are automatically disabled in math mode". But I'd like to know if this behaviour can be bypassed. I am creating an environment in order to copy my ...
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How to define an inner product argument in LaTeX

I would like to make an inner-product symbol for my math paper. I would like it to work along the lines of \frac{arg1}{arg2}. Specifically, I would like to make a function, so that I could say ...
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How to type rectangle norm symbol in math?

How can I write the rectangular norm symbol in math-mode where the text in between is centered, as seen hereinafter?
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missing \right and Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 14--38

I am trying to do put three vectors in a set for my math homework, but when i run it it shows me some errors and i have no idea how to work with it. Please help! Here is the code and its error ...
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Error With Inequality [duplicate]

I typed the following and get an error. Help would be appreciated it. $x^{2}\lneq x$ It states undefined control sequence.