{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 to do the linear program in format

How to get this format? I want to get this strictly. Thanks for the answer in advance. Here it is my code \begin{alignat*}{9} \hspace{30 mm}\text{maximize } & \sum_{i=1}^N d_i U_i ...
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Illustrating a matrix assembly within the array environment

I'm having trouble aligning the parentheses of a matrix assembly (parentheses within the same matrix). Essentially, what I want to do is this (excuse the terrible paint-job): Where the submatrix K1 ...
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Lower overbrace in math environment

I would like to achieve the following inside an math environment But I can't get the text below the equation \operatorname{min} \left| \overbrace{\text{Hadamard product}}^{\begin{pmatrix} X \circ X ...
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Creating a box framework for inside the formula environment

For a list of things to be used inside the formula environment, I want to create boxes stacked over each other. I basically want to write $$ A := "Box with lines like 'A is a number', 'A is bigger ...
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Automatically add \texorpdfstring for math-mode in section titles

I'm receiving a ton of warnings á la "token not allowed in a pdf string", since most of my section titles contain math (see this post here: Hyperref - Token not allowed or here: Hyperref warning - ...
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How can I format this formula?

I am new to LaTeX. How to write this formula in a proper format as an algorithm? I cannot write this formula in proper format: if (some condition) P=P+(W$i$*((W-P)/W$i$)) end
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How to make equation array look more neat and compact

I'm writing a document that has a long list of two equation arrays. As it stands, the arrays seem very tedious and clustered, and I'm unsure of what'd be the best way to make it look more neat without ...
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Using the # symbol in equations

I want to use the # symbol in Latex equations. I already tried \#, but it is not working: When the # symbol appears in an equation, then the rest becomes a $ sign instead of #. Here is my code: ...
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Ignoring specific ampersand formatting on a specific line of an align block

I want to typeset a number of equations with some alignment constraints, but I want to partially ignore them on certain lines. An example formatted text might look like the following when it's ...
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need italic dollar sign

I want to have not only italic numbers but also italic dollar sign in Latex math mode. I found that some people get this with the \pounds symbol, however I do not achieve to do it and anyways this ...
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Using any symbol for “\limits”

I want to use different symbols instead of Sigma for \sum and the like. I tried \mathop{\Lambda}\limits^n_{i=1} But the symbol is small compared to \sum Then I tried the relsize package ...
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Reduce vertical spacing between Text and math-block [duplicate]

I am trying to reduce the space between an align environment, above and below, and the surrounding text. I tried using vspace. It works above, but below it produces weird results. Is there an elegant ...
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How to bend a mathematical formula around an arc or circle

i would like to bend a math formula around a circle. While it is working with text, LaTeX would not bend a formula in a math environment around a circle, at least, i hadn´t had success. The following ...
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writing matrix with hat in mathmode

I want to know the difference between: $\hat{\mathbf{M}}$ % hat is not bold and $\mathbf{\hat{M}}$ % hat is bold What is correct way (bold/normal). If both what are cases when I should use bold ...
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Line breaking in multiple cases mathematical expression

How can I align this part of my paper: \subsection{Decision variables} \noindent$y_{pij}^{mk}=\left\{\begin{array}{ll} 1, & \;\;\; \hbox{ If the robot loads or uloades a part to/from machine $m$ ...
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Writing sub-and superscript in mathmode

i want to Write sub-and superscript in math mode but not italic. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} % using mathmode sub- and ...
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Add mathematical symbols to flowchart

I want to add mathematical symbols to a flowchart similar to the one in the link below http://i.stack.imgur.com/r7GSK.jpg The code for my system is listed below. I want to have mathsymbols like Y_k ...
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How to write cases with LaTeX?

The code i used to write is this one $$ X(m,n)= \begin{cases} x(n),\\ x(n-1)\\ x(n-1) \end{cases} $$ But I don't know how to write this one I appreciate any help. Edited: I'm sorry to add ...
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Problem with right $ and {} placed in math formula

I read a lot about math text formating in LaTeX but now I'm just confused about what is wrong in this formula. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{multline} P(B_{1}) ...
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Insert portion of code before every line break in gather environment

This is a follow-up question to Redefine equation environment: auto labeling. I want to have something like \AtEndEnvironment{gather}{\label{equ:\theequation}}(at the end) plus ...
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Drawing the rules for the bracket polynomial

I am trying to re-create the three rules for the bracket polynomial: This is what I have tried so far: \documentclass[executivepaper]{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \everymath{\displaystyle} ...
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Problem in writing the equation: missing delimiter

I tried a lot but unable to solve this equation. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} ...
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\frac fails in tabular environment

Surprisingly the following code shown below fails if there's a \frac, if not it works fine i.e. x/y(z) etc \begin{tabular}{cc} \frac{1}{2} &\frac{3}{4} \end{tabular} any ideas ?
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Sans serif upright lower-case Greek letters for beamer class

I use the beamer class with the cmbright package which provides sans serif Greek and Latin letters for the math mode and also sans serif-ish versions of math symbols such as \partial. Unfortunately, ...
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\frac not working

I'm new here so bear with me if I don't catch on to something immediately. I'm trying to write some script for some copyediting I'm doing and it automatically converts the code into the format once ...
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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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Horizontal placement of superscripts (Math mode, LaTeX)

Is there any way to adjust the horizontal placement of a superscripted character? In particular, whenever I have a character that also has a subscript, the superscript ends up directly above the ...
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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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“$a, b$” 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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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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Are \( and \) preferable to dollar signs for math mode?

Along the lines of Why is \[ ... \] preferable to $$?, what reasons are there (if any) to favor \( ... \) over $ ... $?
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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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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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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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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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End of proof sign outside table

How to insert an end of proof sign outside a table (on the right on the table, on the same last line)? So far, I only managed to insert the end of proof sign in the bottom-right cell of my table, or ...
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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 can I get bold math symbols?

To make Latin-letter variables bold I can use e.g. \mathbf{a}, but while putting Greek letters or symbols such as \nabla inside \mathbf doesn't cause any errors or warnings, it also doesn't do ...
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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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Nice looking empty set?

I feel like the standard $\emptyset$ is ugly. By hand, my empty set symbol is a lot rounder, then this "slashed-zero"-type symbol. Two questions: Do people really use it (I mean people who have any ...
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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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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!