{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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What's wrong with this question?

Can anyone tell me what's latex wise or even grammatically wrong with this question and why is stack exchange maths sector is refusing to post this question? Question: If $$A_n = 1/(log n)^{log ...
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How can I split the expression?

When I use the command \begin{split} inside the command \begin{itemize} I get an error... Why? Can we not use it there? The command I wrote is the following: \begin{description} \item ...
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Beamer: alert and math color [duplicate]

I'm having some trouble changing the colors of parts of an equation in Beamer, with "math text" being set. The following MWE demonstrates the example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{color} ...
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How do I produce the text displayed on the banner of this website?

This question is for interest purposes, rather than a problem which I have to be solved. How does one produce the equations and text displayed on the banner of this website? Here is a screenshot of ...
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Creating a symbol that combines a number with a triangle for math-mode

I'm trying to create a new symbol that simply combines a number with a triangle, by placing the number inside the triangle. It should work in math-mode (text mode would be nice, but not required). ...
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How to automate adding spaces around an ampersand in math mode

Suppose, we are writing a logical expression in math mode: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} $a\&b$ ...
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Left-align text in math-mode and break equations

I have the following MWE \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsfonts, amsmath, amssymb, amsfonts} \begin{document} \begin{align} ...
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Remove space between characters

How can I remove the space between this \newcommand{\deref}{\ensuremath{\rightarrowtriangle}\xspace} $b\deref\mathbf{r}_S$ such that the arrow is as closest to the two surounding characters as ...
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Suppress proof heading in proof environment

I'm using the proof environment defined by \usepackage{amssymb,amsthm}, mainly so the qed box is inserted automatically in the correct place. But I don't want a heading (or the blank row) before the ...
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Understanding expansion of \mathpalette

I'm trying to make sense of the \mathpalette code used in this answer. To repeat it below: \makeatletter \newcommand{\raisemath}[1]{\mathpalette{\raisem@th{#1}}} ...
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Subscript overlap issue with \mathclap

I wanted to use \mathclap (from mathtools) to make more compact the appearance of \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \[ \lim_{(x,y)\to (0,0)} f(x,y) \] ...
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Tex error when I run my tex file

! LaTeX Error: Command \subequations already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. ! LaTeX Error: Command \openbox already defined. Or name \end... ...
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A math prime symbol instead of single quote in text mode

I have an abbreviated name say ABC and I want to write something like ABC', but I prefer the quote to be the math mode prime symbol. Something like ABC$'$ will give me that, but is there a better way ...
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Curly braces disappear when reloading LyX document

I have a problem in LyX when using a math macro with an optional argument. I want to have an interval [a,b] as argument, which I need to group in curly braces, otherwise LaTeX will confuse the ...
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How to put a fraction into italics? (No math-mode preferred)

I know, it sounds strange, but I need to have a fraction in italics. I have plenty of tables in my document where in one column everything is always in italics. And there I have one specific table ...
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“overfull hbox (62.122123 too wide)” message in a long equation

2.\\ (a) Since there is only one observation the likelihood function only includes $p_1^{y_1}(1-p_1)^{(1-y_1)}$.\\\ =$>$ $L(\alpha , \beta_1 , \beta_2 , \beta_3) = ...
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Why do \left and \right add so much extra space under the baseline?

When I write \[ \left \lVert \overrightarrow{\nabla} \right \rVert \] I get way too much extra space under the baseline: Why is this happening, and how can I fix it?
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Help with “missing $ inserted” in table* environment

I receive 20 error because of missing $ inserted. However. I put $ before and after each symbol. Here is my code: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} ...
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Spacing too large with double subscript [duplicate]

In a document that uses the newtx packages, double subscripts seem to have too much spacing. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage{newtxmath} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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Unbold a \boldsymbol in mathmode?

I want to create a command that get an unbold character from a boldsymbol in mathmode. In my setup every vector is in bold font for example $\boldsymbol{x}$ and the command \coef{\boldsymbol{x}}{i} I ...
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How to make the subscript in $f(x)_{x \to x_0} \to \lambda$ appear beneath the arrow

Sometimes I like to write my limits in the form f(x) ----> a x --> 0 Is there a way to achieve that in latex ?
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Align text like in math mode

My question is pretty basic but I couldn't find any solutions to this. I'm looking for something to align text; in math mode you can use the & to mark where the next line of code should be ...
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How can I write framed formulas in my LaTeX document?

I am interested in this thing because I think that the framed formulas make my document more beautiful. For example how can I make this formula framed? $F=m\cdot a$ I would like to make a light ...
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How to stop centering effect when using split equation?

For example, the following code produces the equations below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \begin{split} Helloworld & = A \\ & = B ...
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How to include eqnarray in caption of figure

I want to write a set of equations in a caption of a figure. I implemented the answer of this question but it did not work out. The error I got is: ! Argument of \Hy@tempa has an extra }. For ...
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siunitx: Bold single numeric cells with turned off alignment

Having a table with numeric values, I want to achieve: Automatically grouping digits into blocks of three Highlight some cells in bold However, no alignment is needed. To achieve the first, I use ...
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Handwrite letter V in Inline Math Mode [duplicate]

What package and command do I have to insert to write letter V in a handwriting style using Inline Math Mode? Below is the result I want to obtain:
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How to have ceil function in Table?

Code which works in \begin{equation}...\end{equation} within the normal text but not in the table; extended from this thread. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Can't wrap integral equation

I am attempting to wrap the following integral equation, but get the following error: "Missing } inserted" Here's the code: \begin{align*} ...
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Typeset all caps to bold and all small to italics in math environment

I want to typeset all capital letters/symbols to be bold and all small letter to be italics in math environment by default. I was wondering how can I do that? \documentclass{article} ...
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Renaming \d for differentials

I know this question might sound dangerously like asking for an opinion, but I nevertheless give it a try. Since I never used the "underdot accent" \d I renamed it to get a differential in math mode ...
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Typesetting a function defined by case analysis

Can any one suggess me the code to write this equation in LaTeX.
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Using a text inside a math environment in a pgfplots label

How is it possible to have a \text{} field inside of a math environment of a pgfplots label. A minimum not working example is displayed below: \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Spacing around \cdot

I'm trying to use \cdotas a dummy for a function argument in the following expression C(\cdot\mid\mathcal{F}_{t-1}) However, the above produces more space to the right of the dot than to the left. ...
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Brackets not tall enough with smallmatrix from amsmath

The following MWE shows that when I typeset a matrix using the smallmatrix environment from amsmath, and wrap it in a \left( \right), the parentheses generated are not big enough to reach the ...
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Is there any difference between math mode and text mode for numbers? [duplicate]

Take the sentence: "The answer is 42". Is there any difference between The answer is $42$. and The answer is 42. In the final PDF I cannot see any difference. Does it make a difference whether I ...
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Uniform number formatting

I am facing the problem that in a collaborative research paper there are several different number formats within the text, if the number is not pasted in math mode. For example: 10.000,00 or ...
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Physics notation

I really don't know how to write that 'Y' in latex. I have tried many methods but I didn't succeed. Any help will be appreciated.
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Math notation in LaTeX?

How can I write e^(3j) in LaTeX? I have tried many syntax, like $e^(3j)$ or $e^*{3j}$ Any help will be very well received.
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Arrow above text (like widehat)

I'm doing a presentation for a lay audience and I was hoping to have an arrow above the word "dim" to differentiate the dimension vector from the dimension generally. However, $\xrightarrow{dim}$ puts ...
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fonts in mathmode

I would like to ask if there exists anywhere a font for math mode that is as similar as possible to the font called "Avenir" (or else Helvetica Neue, Helvetica or Verdana) ? Cheers Edit: as to the ...
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Vector with too short arrow

I'm trying to write two vectors like this: Currently I'm using $\vec{p_e,\SI{10}{\hertz},s2}$ bug ig looks like this: How can I write it correctly? That means: long vector arrow italic Hz
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Latex typesetting, continue writing text not in new line [duplicate]

I have a very simple question that how to write SCR_life within text. Not write in the new line. I tried \[SCR_{life} \].
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Beamer \textcolor space in math mode problem [duplicate]

Why in the second case the spacing is correct and not in the first ? Maybe not fully correct in the second between + and u ? \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Move Equations in Book

I asked a question here on how to align tables differently on even and odd pages. Now I need to do the same for equations written in align environment. I tried the same trick proposed for tables. They ...
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Best practice for mean value of function: bar or overline or something else?

If you have a function f, it is common to denote its mean value by a line over it, like \bar u. Suppose I have a function like $f_T$, then how should I write the mean value? Like $\bar f_T$, ...
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Symbol with tilde AND sub/super-scripts

I need to typeset a mathematical symbol consisting of a letter with a tilde and both sub- and super-scripts. The subscript is fine, but the tilde runs into the superscript. How can I fix this? Here ...
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Angle brackets with commath and Asana Math too large (or small)

I want to set bra-ket equations in my document, which uses Asana Math (with lualatex, fontspec and unicode-math). commath is also a requirement for certain stuff. However, in this specific ...
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How do I adjust \underbrace spacing?

I have an equation like this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{IEEEtrantools} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{IEEEeqnarray*}{rClCl} \left( \begin{array}{c} ...
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Right-aligning numbered equation

How do I get the last equation (6.24) to align to the right...? See my current code below.