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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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Nice scientific pictures show off

Task Show off your best scientific illustration ! The main purpose of this question is to share beautiful scientific pictures, preferably with an educational aspect. Content Your post must ...
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There is a more compact way for drawing this quarter-car model?

I have written this code: \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{tikzpicture} % Sprung mass \shade[top color=gray, bottom ...
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How can we draw these graphs like in this book?

Can you show me which tools we can use to draw the graphs look like in this book? (see below figure). Sorry, I don't know exactly where I can post this question.
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how do I create a border, non-rectangular, surrounding a nodes in tikz?

I have the following MWE. I would like to draw a border without including the $y_3$ (or s3 in the .tex file) -- so it would be a rectangle with its left upper corner changed so that it bypasses s3. ...
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Drawing a political spectrum

What would be the best way of drawing a political spectrum diagram like this one:
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Is exporting of the 3D drawing from GeoGebra 5 possible?

My apologies if this is an off-topic question here. I'm trying to get any export (Asymptote, TikZ or PSTricks) of the 3D drawing from GeoGebra 5.0. Once I've got some 2D drawing, everything seems ...
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Recreating diffraction image with TikZ

I'd like to recreate the image below of an electron beam passing through -- and being diffracted by -- a carbon target onto a curved screen using TikZ. Unfortunately it looks a bit beyond my skill ...
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How to plot a figure like the attached?

I would like to plot a figure like the attached using latex environment. I know it can be achieved using other software, such as CAD, but the figure created by LaTex looks more beautiful. Anyone can ...
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Label a triangle

How would I produce a triangle (with each side a different length) with labeled edges and angles? I'be managed to produce a triangle using pstricks, the code it \begin{pspicture}(0,-1.34)(6.8,1.34) ...
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shift draw to the left

I need to shift the draw a little bit to the left \begin{flushleft} \begin{tikzpicture}[inner sep=7pt,node distance=.8cm,every text node part/.style={align=center}] \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, ...
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Drawing a 3D cylinder, and a circle shape on the x---y plane

I'm trying to draw a cylinder on the three dimensional space, and I also want its projection on the x--y plane. I found the first answer here to be very useful. I just copy-paste it to my document, ...
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Drawing a series of graphs receding into the page; TikZ

I want to draw a panel of graphs of citation networks receding into the page, as the below sketch demonstrates. In the below sketch, each blue rectangle represents a citation network at a different ...
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Nice title highlighted

I would like to construct a title highlighted by two horizontal lines look like the picture below: To add it to the front of document I have the following segement of code, for example ...
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Text halfway a line using coordinates in an axis environment

I want to denote text halfway a line in an axis environment. Here's a minimum working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{currfile} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Draw incline in 3D with TikZ

I need to draw an incline in 3D (triangle in 3D), I have tried to modify this example but it ends up looking wrong. Can anyone suggest how to get started with this or provide an example that's closer ...
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fixing a diagram in Homework Problem Sheet

could someone make this homework problem looks good-looking here is my code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[pass]{geometry}% just to show the page margins \usepackage{tikz} ...
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figure 2 for Crossed Ladders Problem

I'd like to draw triangle like the following: but using the following code which produces: The code must represent the structure of the triangle, like that: ...
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Drawing Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like to add this figure in math.stack and for my document by make it in latex How to make it looks in good-looking with different style \documentclass[tikz,border=2pt,png]{standalone} ...
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figure 1 for Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like creat report for the solution of that problem http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1124801/crossed-ladders-problem so i need to create some figurs with latex to make solution more ...
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Drawing a ring of cliques in tikz-graphs

I'm about to draw a ring of cliques graph, with a custom number of nodes in the cliques and a custom number of cliques. My first solution is to use tikz-graphs to draw the cliques, but the problem ...
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How to draw Timed Hybrid Petri Nets with tex?

Reading David, René, and Hassane Alla. Discrete, continuous, and hybrid Petri nets. Springer, 2010. I wonder how can one drow such thing in TeX: This is not a retirical question - a technological ...
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Draw mechanical springs in TikZ

Currently I am using the following path style to draw springs in TikZ \tikzstyle{spring}=[thick,decorate,decoration={zigzag,pre length=0.1cm,post length=0.1cm,segment length=6}] for example ...
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TikZ: Draw angle with label between lines

How do I draw an angle with a label between two lines when the lines are not necessarily drawn in the same \draw call? I need to draw an angle with a label, theta, between the y-axis and the pendulum ...
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Technical Drawing Fill

So far I have my drawing like this: Having this code: \documentclass[14pt,letterpaper]{report} \input{Preamble} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[double,double distance=5mm] (0,0) ...
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Problems about drawing a map and learn to draw with TeX

I'm doing a beamer, and now I encounter a problem. I want to draw a map in my beamer like this Who can help me? I'm now still not very familiar with these things. Also I want to learn some basic ...
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Structural analysis best package

Which is the best package to draw up structural analysis problems. I need beam or truss, constraints, displacements, springs, loads, thermal actions and so on. Something like this picture: ...
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Multi-Line/Wave Generator Package for LaTeX?

I'm looking at my professors slides now: http://www.math.ucla.edu/~virtanen/40a.1.14s/schedule/lec1.pdf The first slides always have these intricate wave lines. If you Google search for "wave ...
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Rectangle between midpoints of rotated rectangles

I need to draw a rectangle between the midpoints of two rotated rectangles (shown below). How do I do this? My current code is shown below. Current code \draw[thick] (0,0) -- (6,0); ...
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Hypersphere inscribed within hypercube

Let's consider a hypersphere of radius r inscribed in a hypercube with sides of length 2r. Than take the ratio of the volume of the hypersphere of radius r to the hypercube with side length l = 2r. We ...
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Can I visualize the Bezier control points of a letter … in TeX?

Without knowing anything about fonts, I innocently read an article on Postscript/Truetype Bezier curves. The first picture in the article shows the letter Q, and it's Bezier control points. I'd like ...
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Tikz: Problem with Standalone [closed]

I have difficulty in using standalone package along with TikZ. I have the following standalone file: l1NormInAction.tex \documentclass[tikz,border=3mm]{standalone} \begin{document} ...
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what is a quick generic way to draw graphs (in the graph theory sense)?

I am looking for a very simple way to write a command for drawing (undirected or direct) graphs in Latex. I am aware of tikz, but it is an overkill for what I want, especially since I want the .tex ...
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Using tikz how to draw a wedge?

I'm working on to create illustrations for my class on Mechanics of Materials & Theory of Elasticity! I am trying to create a wedge and put arrows on plane to show the stresses acting. ...
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radar graph in latex pleas help me [closed]

I want to delete dash line and change line that adjusted with my shape similar the below picture the code I use for drawing ...
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How to draw IMO level geometry pictures?

What would you suggest for me as I would like to learn how to draw geometric pictures appeared on mathematical competitions like IMO. For example, like this picture here:
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Drawing randomly ragged lines in technical drawings

I am having issues getting started on drawing a randomly ragged line, with finite variation, between two endpoints. The random function which uses variable rnd I think can be used, for instance, ...
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how to draw a FigureEight Complement esker curve like the icon of Claymath? [closed]

the logo icon of Claymath how to draw a FigureEight Complement esker curve like the icon of Claymath? http://www.claymath.org/about-cmi/icon
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How to make a simple 2D pressure vessel drawing in tikz?

Two things: 1) How do I make the semicircle portion of my shape have the same thickness as the straight lines? 2) How do I fill the overall shape with a filling gray colour? Here is my code so ...
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How to draw a system architecture with databases and shadows?

My goal is to draw a complex system architecture. Some approaches to do it are here How to draw a layered architecture using Latex? This approach http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/102669/44348 seems to ...
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How to finish this diagram with some tiny rectangle

I already have some tikz code which is a frame structure stand for wireless network hidden problem \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{array} ...
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How to show break in lines in tikz?

Im not sure what the term used for what I want so I will explain it. I want a double long drawn "S" to show that the line in my figure is actually longer than is shown- implying that there is a ...
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Best Drawing software for engineering/scientific illustrations with LaTeX?

I will be writing my Master's thesis in Aeronautical Engineering and was wondering about the following: I will have lots of illustrations such as parts of aircraft, mechanical components, ...
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How can I draw this cycloid diagram with TikZ?

Good evening, I'm sorry again abuse their knowledge but I'm very inexperienced using TikZ. Anybody could do me the favor to plot a curve cycloid using TikZ? I appreciate it very
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drawing a plane and orthonormal system using tikz

I want to draw the following image and i face problems especially in the plane on the left : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[thick,->] (52,0) -- ...
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Beginner: Drawing using Tikz

I was quite impressed by the figures generated by TikZ and wanted to try TikZ to generate a few figures (please see the attached image drawn using an external WYSWYG program). When I tried to ...
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Rug plot in TiKZ

I wish to draw something like (a kind of rug plot) The plot shows performance of various machine learning methods. I wonder what is the best way to draw perpendicular hooks. Moreover, how can I ...
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Geometric markings in the text for line segments and angles

I am looking for commands that puts marks for line segments, angles, and other geometrical entities around letters in a text. Many geometry books use a line segment with dots at the end and place it ...
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3D ipelets for ipe

Is there an ipelet to draw 3D objects in Ipe? I know there's one for plotting 2D functions, but I didn't find any in 3D. Thanks!