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Using brackets for math [duplicate]

The question is very simple: Is there another type of bracket that can grow as the equation increases in size? I wish it could look like this: But unfortunately I only got this: \documentclass{...
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Adaptive parentheses at equations [duplicate]

Is there a command that adapts automatically the size of the parentheses at the terms of the equations? For example, in my ocasion I used \Big( but it's seems not enough. I think could be more ...
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Math symbol question: Vertical bar for ''evaluated at …''

How do I insert the line "|" after the equation in LaTeX (see image below)? I'm using LyX so if you can point me to the symbol of that line is also OK. I don't know if this line has a proper name so ...
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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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Brackets around a sum that has no top limit

MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \[ \mathcal{F} \left\{ \sum_j e^{-2i\pi\nu_j t} \right\} \] \end{document} Result: The sum only has ...
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Is there a way to manually set the height of a bracket?

I am aware one can change the size of a single bracket to be slightly bigger than the object attached to it using \left\{<object>\right. What I would really like to do though, is to manually ...
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Evaluation Symbol: Consistent Implementation

This question has been posted several times but... I'm looking for a consistent implementation of the evaluation symbol: Evaluation bar as delimeter: <...>| Auto-size to its enclosing ...
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Breaking a long math expression

I am trying to type long expression by using parenthesis inserting some sentences, as an example I have a expression like product of \documentclass{12 pt}{article} \begin{document} \begin{multline} (...
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Parentheses changing size depending on what's in them?

Very simple problem, but very confusing. When I type \left( \frac{\partial f}{\partial x } \right)^2 I get smaller parentheses but when I type the same thing but with y instead of x, i.e. \left( \...
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Formula too long and \split fails | contains “sqrt” (square root)

I'm quite new to LaTex and I guess I need some help. I'm writing a report and I need to display a specific formula. If I use the simple equation environment the formula gets too long for one line. ...
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I am not sure why this is not lining up? My errors say “Missing } inserted?” Not really sure where this is occuring

\begin{align*} |S_n(x)-S_n(y)| &= |\Sum_{k=0}^n a_k(x)^{n} -\Sum_{k=0}^n a_k(y)^{n}| \\ &= |\Sum_{k=0}^n a_k(x^{n}*y^{n})| \\ &\le \Sum_{k=0}^n$ $|a_k(x^{n}*y^{n})| \\ &= \Sum_{k=0}^...
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How to control large fractions and multiple spaces between paragraphs

I am trying to write the next thing in Texmaker \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsfonts} \begin{document} \chapter{Intro} Los ...
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I can't change line in equation when I import equation from Mathematica [duplicate]

I copied an equation from Mathematica and I can't change line in the equation but when I write it manually in LaTeX it works fine. Here is the equation that I copied: \begin{equation} \begin{...
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What is the process of installing the packages required to use the fouriernc?

Using this answer to typeset the tall brackets Big Parenthesis in an Equation I included the fouriernc package but could not compile due to the following error in /AppData/Local/MiKTeX/2.9/miktex/log/...
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Cannot make bigger parentheses with \left \right

I try making my second pair of parenthesis bigger to match the picture using: $$= p+(1-p)\left(1+ \mathbf E [X]\right)$$ Somehow, that doesn't work. Can someone point out my error?

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