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Creating a multiline equation [duplicate]

I am really struggling to create a multi line equation that incorporates both a matrix and a single equation that lines up the equals signs such as the one below: So far have done the following: \...
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LaTeX commands for centering the equations without numbering them [duplicate]

What LaTeX commands should I use to center the equations on the page, but without numbering them?
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Why is \[ … \] preferable to $$ … $$?

I've heard that you should use \[ ... \] for displayed equations instead of $$ ... $$, but why is that? I'd assumed that it's so that you can more easily tell which are starting and which are ending ...
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eqnarray vs align

Motivation I want to include a list of related equations, say, for a proof, in my LaTeX document. As far as I know, I have two good options, eqnarray and align. Question What is the difference ...
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align vs equation

I always use align in my documents, and avoid equation. Is there anything wrong with that? My reasoning behind this: align > equation, so why not use it?
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About big parenthesis larger than Bigg

Do any one know how to type a very big parenthesis in LaTeX. Since the formula is very big, I used multline environment, in one line, there are many pair of parenthesis by using \left and \right which ...
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What is the deal about these semantic vs syntactic commands?

I keep hearing people on this site talking about "semantic" vs "syntactic" commands and that the "semantic" ones are somehow better. I don't really get what they are talking about, could you explain ...
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What to do with this hyperref note on amsmath?

http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/hyperref/ has this note copied below: amsmath ------------- The environments equation and eqnarray are not supported too well. For ...
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How to draw a cyclic sequence in latex

$$a_0 \to a_1 \to a_2 \to ....... \to a_k $$ Right now, I want to draw a curved directed arrow that goes from $a_k$ to $a_0$ Is there any way to do that ? Thanks
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Questions on basic LaTeX typesetting in mathematics

I have one or two elementary questions on basic LaTeX typesetting: I know putting $$...$$ sign puts the mathematical expression in the middle (center), but what if I also want to center the ...
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Strange \cref bug

I'm using cleverref in my document. Unfortunately I'm receiving some strange bugs. By referring to equation \label{eg:hey}, I'm writing \cref{eq:hey} and get equation (1,1). Often that results in ...
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Centering a group of equations and the usepackage, environments etc?

I am running into trouble for nicely centering a group of equations in a Mathematics paper written in LaTeX. Say, I want to get the following group of equations 1) written one below another, 2) in the ...
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Expand tabular/array to page width

I recently have had the need to make a math array or a tabular expand to fill the page width. The effect I am trying to achieve is that for one line on the page, half is aligned at the left, and the ...
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Use matrices in TikZposter environment?

I am trying to create a poster using TikZposter. I would like to have some math involving matrices in my poster. When I do: \documentclass{tikzposter} \usepackage{amsmath} \usetheme{Default} \begin{...