{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 a “divide by” symbol with \usepackage{physics}?

I usually use \div to generate a divide-by symbol, but when using the physics package, \div gives a nabla followed by a dot ("period") instead.
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Get rid of useless space between a symbol and a following superscript \top

Let us assume that in all fonts you are using the transpose operator ⊤ has form similar to the Latin letter T in Computer Modern. How on earth do I move ⊤ to the left, and, if necessary, down, ...
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How do I get mathbf by default?

I am presenting a paper (not mine) in which almost all math symbols are in \mathbf. I know I can put \boldmath in the preamble but it does not typesets it as the regular \mathbf does (upright). So, ...
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The Complier is inserting $ when i just want it as it is

! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.434 \item "\backslash S" ? I received this error message when i ran pdflatex command in cmd.exe I want ...
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Why when I use \hat it does not work?

Source code \documentclass[a4paper,twoside]{article} \usepackage{upquote} \usepackage{pgfkeys} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{courier} \usepackage{caption} \...
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Is there a more typographically-satisfying bigints package?

I found the bigints package but as its documentation shows, the symbol is simply scaled up in size which leads to a much thicker stroke: Is there a package that deals with this properly, or failing ...
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Identify meaning of a TeX string

I'm trying to identify the meaning of some TeX symbols. I don't work with it or anything, it just cropped up online and I was wondering if anybody could shed any light on it. \ddot{x} + \delta \dot{...
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Underbracing an equation with tikz in a sub document, which is thereafter included in a main document

Notice, that for the following I have a master (.tex) document which includes the several parts/chapters (.tex). In one of the included chapters, I have an equation (with a square root) that I need ...
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Large space between fraction bar and numerator containing \sum with subscript in display style

EDIT: I updated the picture to highlight what I meant. Notice the extra space between the two red lines in the left-most fraction. I'm not sure if that extra space was reserved for letters with a ...
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An error using \mathit

A command is defined in the preamble to typeset the arc symbol over a pair of letters or a triple of letters. WinEdt compiles $\arc{AB}$ but not $\arc{\mathit{AB}}$. \documentclass{amsart} \...
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Not A Member sign in math mode in algorithm2e

For the below algorithm, i get the erorr ! Extra }, or forgotten $. \egroup l.759 } I think having another prantes in the if condition is also another problem, that I do not know how to cope with. ...
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The palatino font does not allow for the mathtypesetting

I use TeXlive with TeXMaker on a Debian system. The palatino font does not allow for the mathematics type setting. Here is a minimal example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} % Use the ...
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How to define the symbol ¡ in math mode so that it behaves as expected

OK, I know that the text symbol ¡ can be written as !` but I need ¡ as a math symbol. If I write \text{!`} or \mbox{!`} then the symbol becomes italic in theorems and places where text, ...
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Math mode in table headers (tabularx)

I am editing a document, using a custom class. The author has numbers with a bar over them in a table header, e.g. $0.58\bar3$. However, when I try to compile it I get the following errors: ! Package ...
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Beamer presentation

I am trying to create a beamer presentation on TeXMaker and the problem that I'm having is that if I try to insert any type of equation into the presentation or just anything requiring $$, for example ...
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Conflict between breqn and \dashint

If I use the following code to get an average integral \documentclass{article} \usepackage{scalerel} \usepackage[usestackEOL]{stackengine} \def\dashint{\,\ThisStyle{\ensurestackMath{% \...
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How can I get an lower-case “L” with a hooked tail [duplicate]

I'm marking up some text that includes "l" as a vector, so I'd like to be able to use a bold font. \mathbf{l} gives a straight up-and-down kind of l which looks like a 1 (one) or an I (capital "i"): ...
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Resize or scale displaymath environment

I would like to resize the two schemes I made with the displaymath environment. However, I cannot find anything helpful. I'd like to fit both schemes into one page. My code is the following: \...
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Multiple lines of centered text in between curly brackets

I would like to have several blocks of centered text and math within pairs of tall curly brackets, linked by arrows, similar to the following picture. How can I achieve this?
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Prevent gather* from creating new line [duplicate]

I've been trying to use the gather* environment for non-aligned centered equations within enumerate but I would like to prevent the new line that gather* inserts at the beginning of each item. Is ...
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Vertical spaces between lines in cases environment [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation*} X_i = \begin{cases} \left[\begin{smallmatrix} 0 \\ 1 \\ 2 \end{smallmatrix}\right] & \...
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Write Equations side by side

My Code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper,vmargin=0.7in,hmargin=0.7in]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[misc]{ifsym} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \...
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Overlapping over/underbrace

I wanted to do something like this: How to have overlapping under-braces and over-braces The example given is really great, so I tried it on my own: what I was hoping to achieve is to represent a ...
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Alignment for equality sign

I solved a question and I wrote it in Latex, but the equality sign is not aligned, I searched google, but none of the ways there worked with me. How do I get the equality signs aligned in the below? ...
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How can I get space between my integral expression and du? They always look crammed together [duplicate]

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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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 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} \begin{...
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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 \\ (1-p)^{n-1}(1-p+4p\...
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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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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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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 clean,...
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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 $N\...
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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: \documentclass{article}...
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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 ...