{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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Text shape to use for vectors with arrows

Say we have the point P = (x, y, z) in three dimensional space. Say I have this vector from the origin to my point P called v, which I would denote in LaTeX as \vv{v} = (x, y, z) with the \vv command ...
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Filename to text

I have several code files I want to include in my appendix in the following format: Appendix X filename -------------------------------------------- filecontents With an ...
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How can I essentially '\ensuremath' a \DeclarePairedDelimiter (from `mathtools`)?

I am trying to create a paired delimiter command that will work outside of text mode. I was not able to accomplish this simply by defining a new command with \ensuremath, so I've resorted to the use ...
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Making math behaving like \mathit

I often use descriptive names for predicates, terms and functions. However, due to the lack of kerning they don't look nice. For example $offer = surface \times force(now)$ renders as Thus to ...
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A TeX math font for Helvetica Neue?

Somebody insists for using Helvetica Neue (Light) in a new (math) journal, though I advise against it, because it doesn't provide math nor small caps support. Anyway, could you advise as TeX math ...
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Is it possible to install a standalone version of Detexify?

I think that when writing math Detexify is a very nice tool --- verging on the indispensable. When I am at home or in the office it is quite handy to use (the android version would be great, ...
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Double \prec as a single symbol?

We have < and \ll. What about double \prec, i.e. something like \prec\prec but with spacing as in \ll? Remark. I could not find an answer in http://detexify.kirelabs.org/classify.html or ...
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Adjust the height of the “|” in a mathematical term

I have a mathematical term produced by two different pieces of code: \displaystyle H\left(\frac{1}{2},\frac{1}{2}\left|_{C_{k}=1}\right.\right) \displaystyle ...
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Making the subscript under the summation [duplicate]

I'm writing some formulas inside a tabular. My formulas have summation but the subscript is showing next to the summation not under it! How can I make it under it? Example (j is next to summation!): ...
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Can't recognize math symbol - bold “minus” above variable

I'm trying to "latex down" some Kalman equations and I'm not able find a way how to make that symbol above k variable in equation "Predict" (1) and (2) For me, it seems like \bar{} but still I ...
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Latex code for polynomial spaces used in finite element methods [duplicate]

What is the latex code for the space Pk, I mean with a double vertical bar ?
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Why doesn't \begin{center} center my LaTeX?

Why doesn't this print out centered? \begin{center} \begin{pmatrix}\mu_{G_i, S}\\ \mu_{G_j, S} \end{pmatrix} &\sim N \begin{bmatrix} \begin{pmatrix} 0\\ 0 ...
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Cancel maths expression with a down arrow

The following solution to the question where soome maths text is to be cancelled out makes use of the cancel package. There the macro \cancelto produces an arrow from bottom left to top right. It ...
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Supply commands to be executed upon leaving math mode

I have an important macro \textmacro that can only be invoked in text mode. I would like a macro \mathmacro such that issuing the command Some text $a^b\mathmacro c^d$ more text is automatically ...
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To have math in section's name with doi -package (hyperref) [duplicate]

This thread evolves from my discussion here. Minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{polyglossia} % also loads package fontspec \usepackage{unicode-math} % if you ...
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Problem with right $ and {} placed in math formula

I have problem with my latex code. I read a lot about math text formating in latex, but now I'm just confused about what is wrong in this formula. Can anybody help me with this? Thanks so much! ...
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Anki - LaTeX, Math Font Size, & DeclareMathSizes

I use the Anki flashcard program and render math equations using LaTeX within the program. The problem is that the font sizes are generally too big, unless the equation is really long, in which case ...
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To type these math declares in XeLaTeX

I am converting my codes from pdflatex to XeLaTeX Minimal case \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} % also loads package fontspec \setmainfont{Minion Pro} % or whatever OTF you have on ...
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How to combine \overbrace and \overline the way I want?

Consider the following: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $u=\overline{\exists degree\hspace{3pt} \overbrace{\big(\underbrace{degrees(course, ...
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How to correctly write this norm symbol? [duplicate]

I would like to write a norm symbol of not two double vertical lines but rather two triple vertical lines. Currently I am doing it as \|| \cdot \|| instead of \| \cdot \|, but I have two issues with ...
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Aligning the \text in formula

I have, let's say, 5 of the equations spread throughout the document and I want them to be aligned similarly. The equation consist of two parts -- the formula itself and short descriptions (let's say ...
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What is the optimal LaTeX WYSIWYG editor/platform (quality/price) for Windows 8?

I am doing lots of Math and also writing; want to use in the future LaTeX and seeking the adivce of this community. What is the optimal WYSIWYG editor/platform (quality/price) for Windows 8? Why?
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TeX equivalent for LaTeX's \boxed

Does anyone have any suggestions for recreating the \boxed{...} function from LaTeX in plain TeX? I'm pretty sure it's part of the amsmath package for LaTeX.
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What is the best symbol for vector/matrix transpose?

What is the best or most popular symbol for vector/matrix transpose? I have used simply ^T, for example $c^T x$. I think it is ugly, mainly because it is a little too big compared with vector ...
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Aligning stackrel signs beneath each other using split

I'm typesetting a proof by induction using split to align equality signs precisely beneath each other. One of the signs should have 'IH' on top of it to indicate that the induction hypothesis has been ...
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Math-Mode: No-Delimiter

This is a subquestion related to: Evaluation Symbol Is there something of the form \left<?> instead of \left. telling latex to enclose the expression here and not to insert any delimiter at ...
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Evaluation Symbol: Consistent Implementation

This question has been posted several times but... I'm looking for a consistent implementation of the evaluation symbol: Evaluation bar as delimeter: <...>| Auto-size to its enclosing ...
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How to write inference rules if we are having two antecedents

\[ \frac{A \rightarrow f[\overrightarrow{B}]:= \Psi \\ \Phi \in \langle\Psi\rangle} {A \rightarrow f[\bullet\overrightarrow{B}];\Phi} \] I need to get the two antecedents in two seperate lines. A ...
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Using mathematical symbols alpha, beta, implies in latex

How can I use the mathematical symbols like alpha, beta, implies and many more symbols in the tex file?
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Problem with math superscript and subscript in arabxetex

I would like use math superscript ^ instead of \sp in mathematical formulae in an Arabic environment when using arabxetex. Unfortunately it doesn't work, see the below example. Is there a way to solve ...
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math mode: subscript in front of variable [duplicate]

Any idea at how I can have a subscript on the left side of a variable? This is for an agent-based model that requires a little too many indices --- so I thought of trailing the one refer ...
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Multi-Line Brackets

I can't seem to get the parenthesis to wrap around the RHS of the equality. I get the following error: Errors: ./review.tex:239: Extra }, or forgotten \right. [\end{split}] ./review.tex:239: Missing ...
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How to leave spaces in a formula [closed]

I want a space in between the variables in this formula (monadic first order temporal logic). I tried using \, and \hspace{} but both do not seem to work. Can somebody help me out? sample formula: ...
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Inverted circumflex not as diacritic

How do I typeset a caron or inverted circumflex as a character on its own in math-mode, rather than as a diacritic above another character? I need to do this because I want to use it as a superscript, ...
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how to use fbox in align mode

I'm trying to highlight the diagonal elements of a matrix by using fbox but I failed. I've searched for the problem, some ppl suggest using tikz. I don't want to use it, so I decided to use fbox{}. ...
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Missing character: there is no 'x' in font nullfont

I want to generate an image from a Tex file. I use a template and then programmatically insert LaTeX inside it. For example, if I want to create an image for x^2 + \phi, this would be the resulting ...
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Use both boondox-ds and the blackboard fonts from amsfonts

I want to use the blackboard bold font boondox-ds provided by the boondox package, but keep, for denoting number sets, the \mathbb from amsfonts. What boondox-ds does, however, is overwriting \mathbb. ...
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arranging the arrows in align environment

I have the following code and I dont know how to align the two horizontal \Longleftrightarrows vertically higher than they are now. Ideally they need to be only vertically moved a bit up so that one ...
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Big forward slash in math

I have a equation in from of a=VERYBIGSTUFF / VERYBIGSTUFF And I would like to have a "verybig" forward slash in the middle of them. I dont like \frac mode, as I would like to have them ...
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Missing $ inserted error using smaller than and smaller equal

I have a compilation error trying to use the math symbols <= <, etc. the error looks like this: ./chapters/intro.tex:49: Missing $ inserted. [Delta & \delta], ./chapters/intro.tex:49: ...
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Numbering an equation when using \displaymath

I am using the hyperref package and want to label a piecewise equation. However, I only know how to use \displaymath to do a piecewise equation and the \label doesn't put a number next to the ...
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How can we alot the equation number in the answer box?

How can we alot the equation number in the answer box? I need to mark my equation $$\sin^x+\cos x=15$$ as $1.1.$ But i don't know how can i do this. Kindly help me to the thing so.. My work I am ...
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Every element of a matrix with \displaystyle

Is there a way to achieve every element of a matrix to be with \displaystyle? I tried many approach but no style change happened within a matrix environment. For example, \documentclass{article} ...
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Looking for a certain math symbol

I have a very simple question. I'm wondering how to type a certain symbol in TeX. I've never encountered this symbol before today, and even after perusing the list of TeX symbols I can't find it. I ...
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Correct positioning of right-hand superscript in combination with \underbrace

I have a term that needs both an underbrace and a transpose sign as a superscript on its right side. There are three options in what order the \underbrace command its corresponding subscript and the ...
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How to move the whole block of {align*} to some spaces towards the left?

I use {align*} a lot, it seems that the block of {align*} are automatically centered. How could I shift the block towards the left margin to some spaces? (I.e. not all the way to left, but just some ...
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Fractions in superscripts are placed too low

I have noticed that "tall" superscripts seem to be placed awkwardly low in math mode; their baseline is so close to the main baseline that confusion has happened. \documentclass{article} ...
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Describing and referencing exercises in latex

I would be like reference the exercises have done such that it says Exercise 1 (Author [number], Chapter i, Exercise i.j ) \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, notitlepage]{report} \usepackage{amsfonts} % ...
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Lowercase pi that is shown correctly in sub- and superscripts

I am looking for a way to define a new mathematical symbol, namely a lowercase pi, that will resize according to the font size of the surrounding text. The normal \pi will not suffice as I am already ...