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What are the differences between $…$, $$…$$, \(…\), and \[…\]? [duplicate]

The title says it all. I haven't been able to find the answer yet, so any help would be appreciated.
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What's the difference between $$ $$ and \begin{equation} \end{equation}? [duplicate]

I don't know the difference between $$...$$ and \begin{equation}...\end{equation}. What's the difference between $$...$$ and \begin{equation}...\end{equation}? \begin{equation*}...\end{equation*}?
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How do I math code Product symbol other than type $\prod_{i=1}^{n}$ [duplicate]

I can code symbols of the type $$\prod_{i=1}^{n}$$ but when it comes to: I cannot get the less-than-equal sign placed as shown.Can this be done easily? EDIT: below removed as reason explained in ...
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What the difference between $$ and \[? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is \[ … \] preferable to $$? Why should I prefer $$ to \[ ? I have always used && and never had, seemingly, any problem !
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Using `$$…$$` vs`\[…\]` [duplicate]

In order to center stuff in math mode, we can use either $$...$$ or \[...\]. Is there an OBJECTIVE reason as to why one is better than the other?
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Use $$…$$ or \[…\] to enter math mode in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I read on some sites that [ ... ] (with backslashes before the brackets) should be used, rather that $$...$$ what is the difference between both? If you compare the output, the result is the same.
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Vertical spaces around display math [duplicate]

(First of all, I know that \[ \] should be used instead of $$ $$ and I do it.) I'd like to know about the vertical spacing around math display blocks. According to texdef -t latex \[ we have \[: ...
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How to reduce or make the space equal of linespacing before and after the $$ something $$ [duplicate]

How to reduce or make the space equal of linespacing before and after the $$ something $$ ?
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Does amsmath treat double dollars and `\[' `\]' delimiters differently? [duplicate]

I ran into what I think is an anomaly. I was trying to add tags to my displayed math equations in a document, and I ran into the error message Package amsmath Error: \tag not allowed here which ...
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What is the difference “$$ $$” and “\[ \]”? [duplicate]

There are two ways in display-math mode. One is $$ *math equations* $$ and the other one is \[ *math equations* \]. But what is difference?
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Are \( and \) preferable to dollar signs for math mode?

Along the lines of Why is \[ ... \] preferable to $$ ... $$?, what reasons are there (if any) to favor \( ... \) over $ ... $?
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How do I turn off equation auto numbering

I have an equation like this: \begin{align} P(A \cup B) = \sum_{\omega \in A \cup B} P(\omega) = \sum_{\omega \in A} P(\omega) + \sum_{\omega \in B} P(\omega) = P(A) + P(B) \end{...
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What are the differences between $$, \[, align, equation and displaymath?

I once learnt, that it is uncool to use $$, but why is that? Why does \[ not act as a abbreviation to \begin{align}? I noticed, that there is a difference, since one cannot use & and \\ inside a ...
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4answers
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Show inline math as if it were display math

I'm very familiar with how symbols display differently in inline mode (with $) vs. how display math shows them (with \[ or $$). Two examples would be with limits $\lim_{n\righarrow \infty}f(x)$ vs. ...
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Define additional math operators to be typeset in roman

Mathematical operators, such as function names, should be set in roman type, not italics. Latex already has commands for some operators, including \max, \min, and \log. How can I define additional ...

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