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I am creating a presentation where I have equation numbers.

I decided to show all the numbers to make it easier for the audience to refer to individual equations.

I would like to ask if there is a simple method to make the displayed numbers smaller than normal.

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    See the documentation of the mathtools package (p.9-10): it has a \newtagform command to customise the appearance of equation numbers
    – Bernard
    Mar 1, 2021 at 23:38

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To expand the comment of @Bernard,

\usepackage{mathtools}
\newtagform{smalleqnum}[\tiny]{\tiny (}{)}
\usetagform{smalleqnum}

Solved my problem nicely. Let me also add the link here.

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    The \usetagform instruction can be simplified to \newtagform{smalleqnum}{\tiny (}{)}, as the \tiny directive is a switch, i.e., its scope doesn't end until the current TeX group ends.
    – Mico
    Mar 2, 2021 at 5:55

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