{math-operators} is about operators in math mode. These include sums, integrals and similar, text operators like sin, cos, etc.

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“Average sum” symbol

Is there a convention for an average sum symbol, for instance \overline{\sum_{i \in I}} to mean \frac{1}{\#I} \sum_{i \in I}? I can live with the overline option but it does not look good in inline ...
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\varamalg and \varcoprod operators for disjoint union

For the disjoint union, I don't like \amalg and \coprod very much. So, I did all my best to create a \varamalg with this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Designing medcirc and circledtimes symbols

It would be great to use only \medcirc and \circledtimes from the pxfonts or to design the similar symbols by other techniques. The symbols from pxfonts are quite well but when I connect the ...
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A simple solution to using widebar on subscripted symbol with small space with the subscript

Looking for a simple method to use a widebar over a letter with subscript, but have the space remain the same as when using \bar as \overline produces large space which does not look good even though ...
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How to write partial eta square in LaTeX?

Problem: Writing partial eta square in LaTeX. I couldn't find anywhere online giving guidance to this statistic symbol. Example (it's the symbol to the left): Any help would be appreciated.
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How do I create a newcommand which outputs a letter with an index? [duplicate]

When I use \newcommand{\F1}{$\mathrm{F}_1$} I get the Missing \begin{document}. error and missing $ inserted if I move it inside the document. How do I define a macro so that \F1 would expand to ...
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Defining arithmetic operators that insert brackets according to usual precedence rules

I have a program that generates bits of Tex code like these: $\product{a}{\add{b}{c}}\leftrightarrow \add{\product{a}{b}}{\product{a}{c}}$ $\add{a}{\add{b}{c}}\leftrightarrow \add{\add{a}{b}}{c}$ ...
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Designing a new tuple of Algebra Operators

It's neccessary to have at least two extra tuples of Albera Operators. A minimal tuple is a triple (to_be_subset_eq, meet_operator, join_operator). There are some ideas how to make 2 extra tupes. ...
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How to typeset categories with long names?

I am typing some category theory and I am unsure how to handle the name of a category in LaTeX. I read the post How to typeset the name of a category? and implemented the mathbf-solution mentioned ...
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How to make a command for a circled letter to work with all font sizes?

I introduced the following macros \newcommand{\malcev}{\mathop{\text{\textcircled{\scriptsize M}}}\nolimits} \newcommand{\imalcev}{\mathop{\text{\textcircled{\tiny M}}}\nolimits} The code \[ ...
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Declaring a math operator for every capitalized word? [duplicate]

I've declared a lot of math operators lately, e.g. \DeclareMathOperator{\Hom}{Hom}, \DeclareMathOperator{\End}{End} and so forth. This is getting a bit annoying and seems automatable: what I'd really ...
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mathjax \sqrt command

I don't if this forum is the right place where post my question, anyway, it concerns TeX. Mathjax seems to create the bar over the argument of \sqrt command as a box with a sequence of very densely ...
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Vertical spacing problems with a custom math symbol in LaTeX

I need to have a few custom math symbols by adding different number of dots on top of the standard \preceq math symbol. So, I have done this as follows: ...
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Alternative for \DeclareMathOperator

I'm getting a little tired of defining all my mathematical operators with \DeclareMathOperator. Also it is rarely useful to have them as a macro. On the contrary it sometimes leads to macro name ...
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\sum not properly displayed? [duplicate]

When I do $ \sum_{k=1}^{K} $ I get this: But I want to get this: where i is above! I am working in beamer.
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How do I write this mathematical equation?

I want to write the shown mathematical equation in LaTeX but I am getting an error. Here this is not eta but it is n. The code which I am writing is \begin{equation} \Delta {E} + \frac{\omega^2 ...
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How to use \lll properly

I need the symbol <<< (left rotation). Now from TexStudio help, I found it as \lll. But when I use it, I get an error Undefined control sequence ... \lll. How to fix it?
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Latex command for plus-over-cross

I want to use the symbol 'plus-over-cross' to refer to point in a Matlab generated figure. In LaTex terms this will be an overlay of + over \times. Any ideas? Note that I do not want the asterisk ...
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Consistency versus aesthetics with respect to \tilde and \widetilde

I am currently working on a paper which heavily uses \tilde for both lower case letters and capitals in math bold font. When using \tilde for lower case letters, everything looks perfectly fine, but ...
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How can I use German umlauts in DeclareMathOperator?

I would like to define a math operator Homöo, but when I try \DeclareMathOperator{\Homoo}{Homöo} \DeclareMathOperator{\Homoo}{Hom\"oo} I get Homo. How can I use German umlauts in ...
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can't renew math command '\exp', why? [duplicate]

In the preamble of the main.tex file I've written \renewcommand{\exp}[1]{ \exp \left( {#1} \right) } so that the math function \exp automatically includes the round brackets. In the file I wrote ...
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Using Trigonometric Functions [closed]

When I type Trig functions using {} or () I seem to get the same result, what is the difference between the two?
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“esint” integrals with default limits

When I'm trying to set a normal volume integral with the esint package, it will be generated with the limits set right to it: A corresponding example code for this is \documentclass{article} ...
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\cupdot gives “Undefined control sequence” with MikTek on Windows 7

I am using MikTek 2.9 on Windows 7. When I try to use \cupdot, in math mode, I get an "Undefined control sequence" error message. Is there a package that I need to include to use \cupdot?
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Unwanted separation in an equation

I have an equation with an intersection which has multiple limit levels, like this, \[ \langle H, H'\rangle = \bigcap_{\substack{ L \leq G, \\ H \cup H' \subseteq L. }}L \] It compiles nicely, ...
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How to properly display a product within a fraction?

I have product inside a fraction, like this: \[ \phi_n(t)=\frac{t^n-1}{\prod_{\substack{ d \mid n,\\ d<n.}} \phi_d(t)} \] And that places the "limits" of the product on it's side, not ...
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Variation on $\prec\prec$

Is there a standard TeX or LaTeX code for a symbol that bears the same relation to \prec\prec that \ll bears to << ? (And how do I get TeX code to get rendered in a question posted here? I'm ...
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Using math symbols inside mbox

I am trying to write something like r=1m or r~1m inlined in my text. Currently i am using $\mbox{r=1m}$. However this gives me problems if I use $\mbox{r \approx 1m}$ it is not working and ...
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Monus operator macro

I'm doing some CS theory papers and need to use a monus operator. Picture below: What package should I use to be able to use it? I've Google'd, but nothing came up. Thanks for the help.
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Typeset assigments +=, -= etc nicely?

Could someone please show me how to get LaTeX to properly typeset the -=, += assignment operators. I have tried $a -= 1$ $a\texttt{-=}1$ $a\verb!-=!1$ but they all look really ugly. I have been ...
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Power set symbol [duplicate]

I don't know if there's some standard symbol to represent the Power Set in Latex. According to Wikipedia there are some possibilities: I think the first one would be the most appropriate because ...
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How to adjust the alignment of a mathematical expression in a text section? e.g. argmax

I am using the following definition to generate the argmax operator: \DeclareMathOperator*{\argmax}{\arg\!\max} However the problem is when I use it in a part that some text exists because of the ...
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Write something below ampersand sign

I need to write something below and top of ampersand sign. I want it to be like \sum. I have tried \&_{i = 0}^{n} but it shows i=0 in the index but not below ampersand sign.
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math cases package problem

I am preparing a presentation with beamer. I want to use a math formulas that contains a cases \begin{cases}{|x|=} x, & for $x \geq 0$\\ -x, & for $x < 0$ \end{cases} the problem in ...
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Conditionally remove the space before a one-letter operator

I'm pursuing the Math Expectation operator (\mathbb{E}). As \DeclareMathOperator is not very good for one-letter operators (since it adds some spacing after itself), I use a plain \newcommand. But ...
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How to make functions

I’m not entirely sure here what terminology I should exactly be using, but let me illustrate a use case. ... \matr{1 & 2 \\ 3 & 4} ... to replace this: ... $\left[\begin{matrix} 1 & 2 ...
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Printing the first N terms from a telescoping series

I would like to produce a LaTeX document that generates the first N terms of the telescoping series sum(1/k-1/(1+k)) where k=1,2,3...,N, such that it displays at least the first 10 terms. I want the ...
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How to make addition symbol inside in a circle? [duplicate]

I need to make + and a dot representing multiplication in a circle. How to do it?
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How to change the height of the sum sign

I would prefer to write the definition as in equation (2). However the sum sign is too low in this case. Is there a way to make it higher? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Quantifier spacing with unicode-math

When using consecutive quantification in a math formula, there is not enough spacing around the quantifiers. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colon=literal]{unicode-math} ...
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\underset italicizes whatever in it

I'm trying to write a simple argmin equation. However \underset command italicizes whatever in it. Here is my code: \begin{align} \label{Eq:argmin} &{x}={\arg\underset{p}{\rm ...
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DeclareMathOperator in bold

Ho can I declare a math operator which will appear in bold font? I tried the following, but it didn't work: \DeclareMathOperator{\Div}{Div} \newcommand{\Divxk}{\mathbf{\Div}_{X/k}}
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How to get for to stand separate in an equation?

I have the following equation: \begin{equation} C_k = \frac{1}{N}\sum\limits_{n=1}^N k_n for k \in {1,\dots,K} \end{equation} How can I get the for, and everything after it, to stand ...
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How to implement a template for math journal? [closed]

I want to design a math journal. Please give me a structure for it. For any article there is an individual .tex file. (Excuse me for my bad English :) )
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How can I influence the spacing of mathematical functions by an own macro?

I would like to get a macro \of to define a function with an optional macro \at to define its restriction. The reason is, that I don't like the spacing for functions (as there is no spacing) and I ...
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Typing Following notation in Latex [duplicate]

I need to generate following notation in LaTeX. It's used in differential geometry to denote vector fields. I can't find documentation and detexify is not helpful either.
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Line in set definition

I'm trying a simple definition of a set. My try: $M=\{x\,|\,1\le x\le p-2\}$ Is there a more comfortable way of getting a little space before and after the |? I'm thinking of something like the ...
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Getting Math Operators to work in verbatim

I'm very new to Latex and I'm looking to simply have math operators appear with in verbatim tags as follows: \begin{verbatim} 24: max:=0 25: for i:=n downto 1 do 26: found:=false 27: ...
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limits to \oplus not working and double ended arrow equation

I am having an equation which having \oplus with limits, but \limits for \oplus gives error and there is another critical equation with double ended arrow. can anyone please help me to key this ...
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latex symbol for “if and only if” [duplicate]

In LaTeX the symbol for material implication is produced by $\to$, but for biconditional ?