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I want to write LATeX code whose output should look like this:

A = B + C
  = 2 + 3

I'm trying to write the following code in LATeX:

\begin{equation}
A &= B + C \\
  &= 2 + 3

But the output of this code is:

A = B + C = 2 + 3

How to change the latex code to achieve the required output?

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Remarks

For detailed information on the mathmode and other neat tricks with mathematics in LaTeX, consult the amsmath guide and Herbert Voß' excellent mathmode manual.

Implementation

\documentclass{article}
\pagestyle{empty}% remove page number for cropping
\usepackage{amsmath}
\begin{document}
\begin{align*}
    A &= B + C \\
      &= 2 + 3
\end{align*}
\end{document}

Output

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    Possibly equation with split if a number is wanted – egreg Oct 29 '13 at 23:50
  • @egreg Of course you are right, but there are tons of ways to write a multiline equation, so that I just pointed out one way and linked the documentation. If I was missing any important things, feel free to add them. – Henri Menke Oct 30 '13 at 0:17

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