{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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Scaling \ddots in smallmatrix

I'm trying visualize a very large matrix. To do so, I'm trying to use \vdots and \ddots in a bsmallmatrix enviroment. It works but they do not scale properly as \cdots do. Now, in the minimal ...
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Alternatives to asterisk and star for superscripts

While writing a paper, I find myself exhausted with superscript symbols to denote similar types of variables. I have used x, x^\ast (i.e. x*), x^\star and x'. I can't use symbols which sit right on ...
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Replace an upright Greek math alphabet in mtpro2

I need to replace the gamma and upright uppercase Gamma alphabets in mtpro2 with their counterparts from newtxmath in both normal and bold styles. I asked a related question here, but got half the ...
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Use truetype Comic Sans font in XeTeX

I want to test truetype comic sans fonts in xetex, the following codes are modified from source of free-math-font-survey: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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LaTeX Extensible Delimiters Definitions

I'm writing a new font (in Metafont) and am working on the OMX-encoded math font. I've properly defined the parts of the extensible parentheses and included the fairly straightforward ligature ...
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Resize Greek letter in an equation

Is there a way to resize Greek letters if they are in an equation? This is the code of the equation (for example): \begin{equation} ...
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How to replace certain Greek letters in mtpro2 with their counterparts from newtxmath

I use mtpro2 package in my article for writing math and Times Roman for text. The question is how to use certain Greek letters (like \gamma which I see better in newtxmath) from newtxmath instead of ...
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Kerning and ligatures in upright math font with unicode-math

How can I get the kerning and ligatures of text mode in an upright math font with the unicode-math package loaded? 1. Without unicode-math Code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Matrix format in Latex

How can a matrix be written in LaTeX? I have tried to use \begin{matrix} but I need to write the matrix below and I cannot understand how to fill it up exactly as this.
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Labeling equations and math mode

I have to write the equation shown below in Latex and I am using {\textbf{q}=($\mu$ $_1$ $\mu$ $_2$ ... $\mu$ $_{n-2}$ $\mu$ $_n$ )\textsuperscript{T}} and it comes OK. However, I need to ...
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Should I \mathrm the d in my integrals?

When writing an integral, it seems like something should be done to separate the "d", as in \int f(x) dx, so as not to confuse it with a variable. I've seen it left as-is, bolded, and straightened. ...
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Getting superscripts in math mode without the ^ character

Is there a way to get the superscript math mode behavior without using ^? By way of background: I work at a large school that has a large web site that occasionally has math content on pages. I ...
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Symbol at the end of an environment [duplicate]

I'm putting a diamond symbol at the of a remark by use of \usepackage{amsthm} ... \newenvironment{rem}{\begin{remark}}{\hfill$\diamond$\end{remark}} However when the rem environment is ...
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How to draw arrows between parts of an equation to show the Math Distributive Property (Multiplication)?

there is a part of my paper where I use the distributive property and it's not that clear for the reader to see (I'm using in proposional logic for a proof). The logic equation (part of) is: (l_{1}) ...
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How to type this math symbol? [duplicate]

I've got to type this symbol in my article. I've searched through Internet but haven't seen anything about how to write it in TeX command. It is perhaps rarely seen or used. But I really need to use ...
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Latex Beamer does not compile letters in math mode [on hold]

I'm using version 3.33 of the beamer class (this is the first time I'm using this version), Miktex 2.9 and Texniccenter version 2.0 Alpha 3. I have the problem that letters in math mode do not appear ...
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Change default font for math environments

In beamer, is there way to have mathematical expressions put in serif by default, while the rest of the text is in sans-serif?
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Overline thickness

Is there a way in latex to change the vertical thickness (height) of the line generated by the \overline command? \[ \overline{\overline{A \vee B}} = \overline{\overline{A} \wedge \overline{B}} \]
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$a,\ b$, and $c$ vs. $a$, $b$, and $c$

If I want to list three constants a, b, c, it appears that both lines in the following MWE produce the same visual results, at least in the MWE itself and in all the experiments I have conducted: ...
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Difference between \( \) and $ $ [duplicate]

I read discussion about diferences between \[ \] and $$ $$; but nothing or very little about \( \) and $ $. There are a differences?
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How to represent the following math in LaTeX

I want to know how to express the following (complicated) math equations in LaTeX.
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' and ^t to the left of a letter [duplicate]

There are times where I want, say, a superscript $t$ to the left of another letter to denote, say, the transpose of a matrix. Or, I might want to decorate a letter on the left with a prime, $'$, ...
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Typesetting Quine quotes

The obvious way of typesetting Quine quotes, also known as quasi-quotation marks, in LaTeX doesn't work well when the content of the quote is tall. For example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Symbol for None/Null/undefined variables that are not sets

I am trying to describe is the "Null" or "None" value commonly found in programming languages. Is there a symbol that is commonly used for this, such as a Null/None symbol? For space reasons I'd ...
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Using “align” instead of “array” in an array of equations

I want to produce big parenthesis like this: Left brace including several lines in eqnarray How do I do this with align instead of array? I do not want to use eqnarray though. Thanks.
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Decimal point in sans serif font

For some reason, when I use \mathsf{}, the decimal point doesn't seem to be affected: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \textsf{This is an example.} $ \mathsf{\frac{1}{2} = 0.5} $ The rest of ...
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Switch between sans and sans-serif math with MyriadPro and MinionPro

I have a document using MinionPro as serif and MyriadPro as sans-serif font families. Math is set by default with the serif font but for captions I like to switch to the sans-serif font. A minimal ...
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Adjusting the description about an equation in Latex

I have to write the "Where" text about an equation as shown the given picture. The "Where" text appears to the left side which seems a little awkward as per the standards. Please suggest me, how can I ...
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how to display upright letters in math mode without manually creating space?

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \title{Title} \author{Author} \begin{document} \maketitle $\{ n \mid n\ \mbox{is\ even} \}$ \end{document} Since it is a relatively rare occasion for me to ...
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Typesetting the arc symbol over three letters [duplicate]

How do I put the arc symbol over three letters to indicate that the three letters together represent an angle? For example, the display from the following code gives five points - A, B, C, D, and E ...
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Align square root symbols in equation

I have the following equation in my tex document: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation} x_{ij} = \frac{ \sum_{t}{e_i(t)e_j(t)} } { ...
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babel's active " making problems in math mode

MWE \documentclass[norsk]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} \usetheme{Warsaw} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ``forkaster hypotesen om at $P(\text{"mynt"})=0,5$''. \end{frame} ...
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How do I get function argument parenthesis to position correctly?

I'm having trouble with the appearance of parentheses representing function arguments. They appear to far away from the function name. For example the code ...
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Beamer: control thickness of roman text in math environment (and vice versa)

Problem: I've written the following expression with beamer \begin{exe} \ex $\llbracket \phi\wedge\psi \rrbracket^{\mathcal{M},w,g} = \textsc{alt} \left\{ \alpha\in W ...
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How do I create a bordered Hessian matrix in LaTeX?

I am supposed to use the following matrix in a math problem: But based on my experience with LaTeX's tables and matrices, I know this is beyond me. Can anyone tell me how to make the following ...
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How to create my own math operator with limits?

How can i write my own math operator with limits? I want it to look like: \sum\limits_{e=1}^{m} but with a capital A (if possible bigger than the normal text) instead of the sum. Thanks for the ...
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Is there a cleaner way to get the proper spacing in this alignedat?

Here's an excerpt from an equation that I'm typesetting. The output is correct and looks how I want it to look. Here's the MWE that generates this output: \documentclass{article} ...
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Changing middle line to some other symbol. Latex Table

\begin{tabular}{|c|c|} \hline $ \langle R_1.Y \rangle$ & $ \langle \dot{-}R_2.X, \dot{-}R_2.X \rangle$\\ \hline $\langle a \rangle$ & \\ \hline \hline $\langle b ...
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Change font for math functions (sin, log, etc.) in ConTeXt MkIV?

When I’m using the Euler font for math, I notice that since Euler is upright, the font for math functions like sin, cos, and log is identical to variables. Is there a way to change the font for math ...
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Can I get a \widebar without using the mathabx package?

One can use \bar to put a bar over a letter in math mode, but often the bar isn't wide enough. An alternative is \overline, but this isn't an accent, so it doesn't take into account the skew of the ...
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Introducing new version of a math symbol from another font

I'm trying to use a "hack" to get around the fact that \mathsf doesn't apply to lower-case Greek letters in math mode, by using the CM Bright font instead. What I'd like to have is a command, for ...
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How to restrict TexStudio macro script to work only in text/normal mode?

I understand that you can write (?highlighted-as:numbers,math-delimiter,math-keyword) before your trigger and TexStudio will execute the macro only in Math mode. I already tested that in "scripts ...
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Even vertical spacing in multline and gather environments

Using fractions or expressions with sub- and superscripts may lead to uneven vertical spacing in math environments spanning several lines (i.e., align, gather, multline,...). A fix for align was ...
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Is there a circle symbol?

Is there a circle symbol for the composition of two functions? Or do I have to resort to using other ways to represent that?
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How do I reduce the space between operators in math mode? [duplicate]

I have these operators +=, -= etc. in Math mode. LaTeX introduces space around single character operators. So I get + = and - = instead. However, in my case I want no space between the + and the =, ...
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Symbols for left and right limits

I am using lualatex, are there symbols for left and right limits, like small "-" and "+" to put above the numbers? For now I use \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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newtxmath and breqn problem: Viewing capital Greek math incorrectly

I am writing a document with too many long equations and I adopted the use of breqn package for its simplicity in writing such long equations when alignment is not a big restriction. The problem is ...
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Dagger symbol in math mode in ConTeXt with Euler font?

I followed this answer to use the Neo Euler font in math mode. I found that the dagger symbol (†) is missing in Euler. Is there a way to use the dagger symbol from the text mode font in math mode? ...
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Using macro with optional argument inside macro with optional argument

I am trying to define a macro that has an optional argument that can take a macro with an optional argument as an argument. A minimal example to explain the problem more clearly: ...
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Unicode macros for square root and integral

Is it possible to define math-mode macros √ and ∫ which would expand in the following way: √a ≡ \sqrt{a} √{a + b} ≡ \sqrt{a + b} ∫ ≡ \int ∫_a ≡ \int\limits_a ∫^a ≡ \int\limits^a ∫_a^b ...