First of all sorry because this question may be duplicated. I don't know why the question was uploaded with another user's name and I can't edit it (may be you can delete the previous question with the same title). The question is the following:

I am creating a beamer presentation where I have a lot of formulas. Between the packages used I have \usepackage{amsmath} and the theme for the presentation is \usetheme{Warsaw}.

As it can be seen in the attached picture, the size of the sub(super)script is bigger than the normal writting.

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Anyone knows a set of basic packages in order to get the classical formulas, without these size changes?

The code is the following



% To add enumeration index
\addtobeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}{%
    \insertframenumber / \inserttotalframenumber 



% Theme for the presentation
% Change the colour

\setbeamertemplate{footline}{}  % Delete the footline with the names


\frametitle{\textbf{Algorithm}: step \texttt{s}}


\textbf{STEP \texttt{s}}


Let $B^{(s-1)}$ be the variable  for the $\mathit{(s-1)}$-th step, let's take the sets $I_+^{(s-1)}$ and $I_-^{(s-1)}$ of length $r_+^{(s-1)}$ and $r_-^{(s-1)}$ respectively,and define:\\



$B^{(s+)}= \sqrt{\tfrac{(r_+^{(s-1)} + 1)*r_-^{(s-1)}}{r_+^{(s-1)} + r_-^{(s-1)} + 1}} $



  • I have added the output image for the code. I had some problems adding yesterday and that is why I added another with the same format. – R18 May 19 '17 at 7:14

The subscripts and superscripts are smaller, but not so much as the main parts of the fraction is typeset in script style because of \tfrac.

You're making a couple of mistakes:

  1. you're using center instead of equation*

  2. you're using \tfrac instead of \frac

Here's the frame text. Notice the higher level \bigskip rather than an explicit length. Never use \\ for ending paragraphs. Are you really sure about \scriptsize?

\frametitle{\textbf{Algorithm}: step \texttt{s}}

\scriptsize% ???

\textbf{STEP \texttt{s}}


Let $B^{(s-1)}$ be the variable for the $(s-1)$-th step, let's take the sets 
$I_+^{(s-1)}$ and $I_-^{(s-1)}$ of length $r_+^{(s-1)}$ and $r_-^{(s-1)}$ 
respectively, and define:
B^{(s+)}= \sqrt{\frac{(r_+^{(s-1)} + 1)*r_-^{(s-1)}}{r_+^{(s-1)} + r_-^{(s-1)} + 1}}


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  • Thank you! The \scriptsize is due to the code is a subset of the global content and I reduced the size in order to put all the text inside. – R18 May 19 '17 at 8:35
  • @R18 Remember you're doing a presentation and that your audience will be annoyed by squeezing too much text in a slide. – egreg May 19 '17 at 8:37
  • Yes, and that's why I am thinking to reduce as many as possible the content, but formulas and notation are not helpful, XD. – R18 May 19 '17 at 8:49

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