{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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matrix with different size font

does anyone have an idea, how to make equal font size of the following matrix ?? thanks in advance \usepackage[cmex10]{amsmath} \usepackage{color}\begin{equation} \left[\begin{array}{c} \dot x_{1}\\ ...
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Underbrace outside array environment

This MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \begin{document} \begin{equation} v\left(C\right) = \left\{ \begin{array}{l l} \!\!k\left(C\right), &\text{if ...
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How do I align arithmetic problems?

If I wanted to align 2-digit multiplication with the line underneath, how would I do it? For example, if I wanted to multiply 32 × 45 and I wanted to multiply them in a vertical column, what command ...
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Import mathcal symbols from txfonts

I would like to use the "\mathcal" symbols from txfonts, but otherwise use the standard symbols. Including the package txfonts changes all fonts, which I would like to avoid. The command ...
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Force all text in a block to look like the default math mode text

I used the technique described by the commentator "Martin H" here to include an Inkscape graphic into my LaTex document. Now I want to force all the text of the image to look exactly like in math ...
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Double-struck zero and one

I am trying to typeset double-struck digits in math mode. They have to come from the same font. I tried \mathbbm{0} from the bbm package and \mathds{0} from the dsfont package. The document ...
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Increase the thickness of a brace

I'd like to know if it's possible to increase the thickness of a brace. The code \documentclass[oneside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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How to write Mathematical expectation and Probability in the following form

What commands should I use to type the following operators and ?
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Too long math “formula” inside the text [duplicate]

It's possible that someone already asked it, but I'm unable to find something about so I've to ask again. I'm having this problem: I will put a math formula inside the text using the $ $ environment ...
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A symbol for the quotient of two objects

One needs often a symbol to denote the quotient of two (algebraic) objects. (e.g. quotient by a subgroup, subring, submodule etc.). In simple cases people use A/B. But when both A,B are complicated to ...
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String comparisons not working with textgreek

Following the solution from this question as a guide - Are there any "if" commands like "\ifnum" in LaTeX? - I have setup a newcommand to perform a string comparison. ...
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Beginner: Problem with formatting

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} 1.The sequence \{a_n\} verconges to a if for all \epsilon > 0 \end{document}^ Output: 1.The sequence {a n }vercongestoaifforall? > 0 I don't know ...
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“undefined control sequence” error with curly brackets

I'm writing a math equation inside which I have to express curly brackets. What I intend to write should look like {h_n}^infinity_0 My code is: \par The problem asks for estimates of the sizes ...
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Type of file to select for writing Math Thesis if I use latex from Kile [closed]

if I write a math. thesis using latex from Kile, then, while opening a new file in Kile, what is the option should I choose: article/book/report? Thank you!
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Unnecessary vspace for align/equation when it's first on page

I'm using the align environment and now I have the problem that one of my formulas is the first object on a page with some vspace before it. But this looks a bit odd, because it isn't in line with the ...
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Redefining math symbols like \eta (with ensuremath)

An easy one: I would like to define a shortcut so that I can write \eta without having to enclose it in $\eta$. However, the naive approach will not work: \documentclass{article} ...
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Typing of math sign charts

For typing of quantities of solving mathematical problems I would like to type signs charts (diagrams to visualize the values of expressions). Something like this: x-5 - | - | + x+4 ...
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esdiff package for easily writing derivatives cannot handle subscripts properly?

Here's a MnWE: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{esdiff} \begin{document} $\diffp{V}{c_i}$ \end{document} ...
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Hypothesis listing environment for mathematics paper

The problem: I'm trying to find an appropriate environment for the listing of hypotheses near the beginning of a mathematics research paper. The hypotheses themselves are mostly text, interspersed ...
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Syntax of Using Math Mode: Empty Lines (Beginner Question)

I'm just starting to learn LaTeX. I tried typing \begin{equation*} (sample of different operators and symbols separated with \,) \end{equation*} and I got a whole bunch of errors. It seems LaTeX ...
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Pagebreaking in longtable with math column

I'm trying to write some step-by-step math proof of a formula in my electronics notes. The idea is to have two columns (side by side), the 1st has some text explaining the math, the 2nd one has the ...
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Bicolored font (main color and background)

I want to write some text on tikzpicture with bi-colored font: each character will be display in main color but each character will be doubled (like bold) with an other color. The result I want to ...
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Flipped \cong symbol

I am looking for a mathematical symbol that I have seen in some papers. It looks very similar to the \cong symbol, but is flipped vertically. In other words, what I am looking for is an equal sign ...
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Longstep arrow in formula

I want to include this kind of an arrow with a label above it. I vaguely remember it being called longstep in latex. I am unable to find any packages that have such an arrow. Can anyone help?
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Math mode in document title

The title of the LaTeX document I'm writing has some math-mode expressions. However, its font type does not match that in the rest of words, which are not in math-mode. Example: ...
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\limits and \biggl\lparen

When I type \biggl\lparen before \int\limits, where \limits puts the domain over which I'm integrating under the integral sign, the bottom end of the left parenthesis touch — or is too close to — the ...
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argmin doesn't work in algorithmic table [duplicate]

I'm using \DeclareMathOperator*{\argmin}{argmin} for getting the argmin parameter. Every thing is Ok expect if I type it inside algorithmic table, it fails to show the correct output. In the below ...
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How can I typeset this correspondence in LaTeX?

I am looking to create a "table" or something similar in LaTeX where I show correspondence/mapping between a natural number and some other natural number, as indicated in the picture below (please ...
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Bolding Math Acronyms

I need to have the math acronyms bolded as the normal string acronyms. Here is the example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} \makeglossary ...
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How to make italic greek letter \lambda

I need italic and non-italic \lambda in the same document. Since the \mathit{\lambda} does not work, I got idea to simulate italic by changing fonts (Times New Roman for italic lambda, and Latin ...
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Bold math symbols in ieeetran

I'd like to get bold math symbols in an IEEE conference paper. It uses the mathptmxpackage, which seems to not contain bold math symbols. Is there a possibility to get proper bold symbols without ...
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Latex removes whitespaces

Hello I have a problem with whitespaces. I don't know why but they are removed as you can see in the image. Does anybody know why? thank you! Here is the log: Missing $ inserted. <inserted ...
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What does mathchar do?

The package cmll defines \with (looks like '&') as $ texdef -t latex -p cmll with \with: \mathchar"2026 \the\with: 8230 When I take a look at \& it is defined as texdef -t latex \& ...
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Is it ever bad to use \left and \right? [duplicate]

For mathematics, is it ever disadvantageous to use \left( and \right) in equations? I can't see any way that doing this would hinder the typesetting, so why isn't () just converted into \left( ...
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symbol mu with specific format [duplicate]

look at symbol in the first line as you seen that symbol I think it's mu symbol how I can't show this symbol using latex
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Math comma issue with babel and MinionPro/MinionMath: typeset as an inverted E

The following code typesets an inverted E instead of the math comma on my system (texlive 2014, OSX) \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[onlytext]{MinionPro} ...
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Alignment in function definitions

I have the following code for the definition of a function \begin{align*} \varphi_{\sigma}\colon &E \longrightarrow E \\ &(x_{1},x_{2},...,x_{n}) \longmapsto ...
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How to tex this symbol? [duplicate]

I am wondering how to type those kinds of symbols in LATEX. Please help me. Thank you very much!
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How to get double angle bracket without using MnSymbol package?

I tried the \llangle and \rrangle from the MnSymbol package, which is OK. But the package also changed other things which I do not want.
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Formulas should start at the same position

I am a very beginner of LaTeX and I do not have any kind of experience with it. How can I make formulas start at the same position such that they are aligned exactly underneath each other. ...
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Using \not command with custom-made ones

Task is simple. I have a command (alias of sort of a complex expression. I'm using frequently), and sometimes I'd like to put \neq instead of \eq. I can simply add third arg with default value, but ...
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Error: \item is invalid in math mode

I would like to put a vertical bar in my regex expression but I keep getting an error when I put in \mid. Can you help? \item \textbf{Give a regular expression for the language accepted by the ...
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Expectation Operator

I use the following command to typeset E[A|B] \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \DeclareMathOperator{\ExpOp}{E} \DeclarePairedDelimiterX{\ExpArg}[1]{[}{]}{#1} ...
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How do I encircle text? Like make a circle around it? [closed]

I would like to know how make a circle and then insert text. There has to be a way.. right?
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LaTeX Math Mode in algorithmic environment

The following code works fine: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode,amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{algorithmic}[1] \State \Call{MergeSort}{$T(1,\dotsc,n)$} \end{algorithmic} ...
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General matrices

I want to use LaTeX to add matrix that looks like this: -----L_1----- -----L_2----- . . . . . . . ----L_n----- and matrices where I want to show how a general cell in the matrix looks like (for ...
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How to deal with very long formulas

I have a very long formula that does not fit in the page. What should I do? Here is the code: \listfiles \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} %\usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Beamer: Uncover underbrace

I've got an underbrace (\underbrace{foo}_{bar}) which I want to uncover (i.e. foo should be there from the beginning, while the underbrace and the bar should be uncovered on the next slide. I've tried ...
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I would like bigger parentheses in \pmod

I would like to say a congruence holds modulo a fairly large expression, THING, to be enclosed parenthetically. \left( \mod{THING}\right) seems to result in a large space between the open paren ...
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Changing math font in Classicthesis

I'm using the popular Classicthesis template for my thesis. I like almost everything of this template apart from the math font (it should be the one loaded with Mathpazo) and since I have to write ...