{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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Font Awesome macros not displaying correct symbols in math mode

Just wondering if anyone knows why the symbols from the fontawesome package do not show up correctly here (in the underbrace). For example the Twitter logo works fine when not in the align part, but ...
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Using math mode?

A MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[margin=.5in]{geometry} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{bookmark} \...
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How to typeset math inline

I would like to have the following inline: We have these two points \textbf{a_1} and \textbf{a_2} etc Once I select typeset I get a flag that I am missing $ So I tried this next: We have these ...
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Write mathematics in a caption

Sometimes I want to write mathematics (like \in - is an element of). While the element-sign is shown, LaTeX shows errors when compiling saying: Missing $ inserted. Extra }, or forgotten $. ...
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Cases inside an algorithm environment

I need to write an algorithm where multiple cases are handled. I have succeeded but the output shows a lot of vertical space below and above the cases statement. Anyone help me to fix this. I am using ...
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“$a, b$” vs. “$a$, $b$”

I have two questions. Would you use Let $x, y$ and $z$ be real numbers. or Let $x$, $y$ and $z$ be real numbers. ? Which one is better? Would you use For $x, y\in\mathbb R$ we have ... or For $x$, $...
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Breaking long formula at specific characters

I have some rather long formulas that are not equations, and I would like LaTeX to break them automatically whenever necessary, preferably at the \vee symbol. I currently use the breqn package and the ...
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Difference between $…$ and \(…\) [duplicate]

I have seen many recommendations to use \[...\] instead of $$...$$ for display math, like at: What are the differences between $$, \[, align, equation and displaymath? I believe this is because the ...
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Math mode for all numbers or not [duplicate]

Is there any reason to use/not use math mode for all numbers? For example: "The first few decimals of $\pi$ are $1$, $4$, $1$, $5$, $9$"? "If you count in base $36$ every english word is a ...
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Make cramped style ignore non-sub- and superscripts

The mathtools package provides the wonderful \cramped command to force a cramped style for sub- and superscripts. Maybe it's a bad habit, but I tend to wrap entire inline formulas in that command when ...
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texmaker commenting in math mode colors

Can you set the color of comments in math mode to be grey like normal comments? For instance \begin{array}{cl} \min & \tr XBX^T \\ \text{s.t.} & |Xe-2e|^2=0, \\ & ...
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How to change the font for math

For my thesis I use the fourier font because I like it as my main font but I have one problem with it: I do not like the font that fourier uses for math. How can I change/override this? I just want ...
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Fixing overfull \hbox with mdframed containing an equation

When creating a boxed environment with mdframed, I ran into an issue with a line with an equation, that also happens to be the first line of a definition. Is there a way to fix the problem ...
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How can I make the entire code appear?

There is no compile error but the following code isn't being displayed in the PDF. There is just a blank space in the PDF. \begin{aligned} a_i + a_{i+1} + a_{i+2} + \dots + a_{i + 99} &= 100\\ \\ ...
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Put math at the end of display

I'm trying to emulate the following behaviour i.e. the $(r \in \mathcal N)$ at the end of the line. I'd like to know how to do this in \[ \], equation and align environments. I'm using amsart. ...
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How to align columns of two separate matrices?

I have two equations involving matrices in an align environment. One of the matrices is wider than the other. How do I align them so that they are equally wide? A minimum working example: \...
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Prevent formulas from execution

When I need to correct the formula in the middle, I click on the middle of the formula, and the formula always changes it's mode from something like an "executed" mode to something like a "working" ...
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Break conditions in different line

I have a code to generate a equation in Latex. My problem is that How can I break line between a and b condition in the equation. With below code, the 0<=a<=10 and 0<=b<=10 are located in ...
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Multline equation along with aligned equations

How can I write the following? I have currently written it with an align environment and a multline, but I don't really know what is the correct approach to combine those (if that is the correct way ...
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Too many math alphabets when using mathdesign, bm and siunitx [duplicate]

Here is the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[utopia,greekfamily=didot,greekuppercase=italicized]{mathdesign} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{siunitx} \...
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Fraction Equation problem

I am a new user of LaTeX. I am using amsmath package but keep getting errors with the following: \begin{align} \frac{\partial P}{\partial t} = \mu(N,I)P - mP - \nu \frac{\partial P}{\partial z} + \...
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Scaling absolute values

How I make in Latex the modulus, or absolute value, match the size of the expression within? I want to know what are the sizes available. Example: $$\mid\frac{\partial I}{\partial M}\mid = \frac{T^...
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How to replace \varnothing by \phi

I have written \varnothing in place of \phi everywhere in my thesis. Now, I want to change it by \phi. So, does there any technique so that I change at only one place and it changes everywhere ?
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Why does lualatex allow for tt mathmode symbols while pdflatex does not?

Consider this simple example: \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} $\texttt{\lambda}$ \end{document} Running with lualatex works fine, but pdflatex ...
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superscripting a dot which is enclosed in square brackets

This question is about how to extend the nice answer here by @egreg http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/304078/103130 to the following case (which is close to what I need except that the brackets should ...
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narrow mode math environment in tikz nodes

I'm looking for a way to enforce a 'narrow' math mode in the following sense: Instead of writing every where the brackets {+} to reduce the spacing like here \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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How can I do matrix with 1 column?

I want to make a matrix with elements like in the image: How can I do this? Thank you!
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putting square brackets around the underline of a letter (in math mode)

I would be very grateful for some help. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $ a,\underline{b},\underline{c},d $ \end{document} I need to enclose the underline under the letter $b$ in small ...
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Gather equations and tables side-by-side

How can I make both the table and the gather be on the same level. Is there a better way than tabularx? \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{X|X} {\begin{gather*} C_{g|in} =C_{gn}+C_{gp}\\ ...
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Breaking single equation with multiple alignment

I have a set of equations that have multiple alignments, and one of these equations I want to break since it is long. The following MWE illustrates my current solution to this problem, but it's not ...
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Is there a package which does typeset subscripts automatically upright or provides an easy syntax to do to so?

Some time ago there was a question of how to typeset subscripts automatically upright (Typeset index upright automatically). The answer works, but it seems like a hack. Is there any package out ...
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unset rowcolor in eqnarray

I have a document with a defined \rowcolors Now in a math environment, a cases element is rendered with this table background overlapping the brace: This can be fixed by adding \rowcolors{1}{}{} ...
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How do you make a big Laplace Transform symbol

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[hmargin=1in,vmargin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,cancel,color,mathrsfs} \begin{document} Derivation of $ \mathscr {L} \{\int_0^{t} f(\tau)\,d\tau\} $ \end{...
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How do I scale mathbbol symbols?

I have need of blackboard bold Greek symbols so am using the mathbbol package. I would prefer to have the symbols at 1.1 design size, say. How do I arrange to scale all the bbol symbols by this factor?...
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Sans-serif bold math with newtxmath

I'm writing an article whose math font needs to be Times New Roman. To this end, I'm using the newtxmath package. However, it doesn't seem to support sans-serif bold in math mode. Usually I can write ...
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Not in outer par mode [closed]

I am using the following code and getting the error "Not in outer par mode" when i create my tables: \begin{table}[ht] \setlength{\extrarowheight}{4pt} \centering \begin{tabular}{cc|c|c|} ...
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Is there an \intertext equivalent for IEEEeqnarray?

I mostly use align* environments throughout my document and make heavy use of the \intertext macro, but was dismayed to find no such thing exists for IEEEeqnarray. I searched the webs (e.g. How To ...
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Changing Math-Font-Size with DeclareMathSizes

I am thrilled that \DeclareMathSizes gives such nuanced control over the sizes of the different parts of the equations. Experimenting with the mt-size, s-size and ss-size paramters. Here's ...
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Subscripts in math mode independent of the text that comes before

Here there is a problem I don't know how to solve. If we write $D^{*} _{text}$ what happens is that textis going to be subscripted below *, even if we have put a space between D^{*}and text. How ...
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Make equation look nicer

I have an equation which has a fraction to the power of another fraction. The fraction in the power is really small. I tried using \cfrac to change the size of that fraction but then the constant and ...
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Problem related with aligned

I'm trying to place 3 equations with some dots between them and I don't know why only the first \cdots is right aligned and the others are a mess. This is the code: \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} ...
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avoid space after thousands separator in math mode

In math mode, LaTeX inserts a small space after a comma. This looks nice in $a,b,c$, for example. But I don't like the way it looks when using a comma as a thousands separator, e.g., $x = 100,000$. (...
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! Undefined control sequence [closed]

I am continually receiving ! Undefined control sequence. 3. $f(x) = -3x^{2} -5x +7$\\ $-3x^{2} - 5x +7$\\ $-3x^{2} - 5x = -7$\\ $x^{2} - 5/3x = -7/3$\\ $x^{2} - 5/3x +25/36 = -7/3 + 25/3$\\ $(x+ -5/...
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Automatically identify the dependent package for LaTeX symbol command

Given a command like \kreuz, is it possible to create an application that will smartly recognise and import its dependent package wasysym, to enable its rendering out on a webpage? The aim is to have ...
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how to write in TeX “computer zero” with slanted vertical line on it?

In TeX, how is computing zero sign written with slanted vertical line on it?
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Side effects of changing blackboard bold font with \setmathfont

I'm using Latin Modern Math as math font but, since I don't like the blackboard bold letters that come with it, I replace them with the ones from TeX Gyre Termes Math. I believe to achieve this, the ...
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Graphics and brackets not vertically aligned within align environment

I'm trying to include small graphics within an equation setting (they're little diagrams of mathematical knots), using \includegraphics within the \begin{align} environment. The graphics themselves ...
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Why am I getting an undefined control sequence error in this line? [duplicate]

This line is giving me an error which I have been unable to remove for the last hour. Let $a^i =p\times 10^{n+1} + r$ and $a^j =q\times 10^{n+1} + r$ be two such powers. Let $a^j \gt a^i$.
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I need some help with the format of a paper on overleaf.com [duplicate]

I have been using a template for homework assignments in overleaf.com. It is working well, but unfortunately, there are some ugly checkboxes in every problem line. How do I make this go away ? Here ...
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\bar only allowed in math mode error

I am trying to type up an equation for my discrete math class but I keep on getting the "\bar allowed only in math mode" error. My previous usage of \bar worked out fine. $p( \bar{E} \cap \bar{F}) = ...