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defining equation variables as a caption [duplicate]

I want to define a couple of variables in a list alongside a equation. Here's my current code \begin{figure} \[ e = m c^2 \] \begin{description} \item[e] energy \item[m] mass \item[c] ...
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Nicely formatted 'where' statement for Maths [duplicate]

Is there any way to accomplish this nicely in latex: See how there is a 'where' clause afterwards that specifies what all of the variables represent? Is there a nice way of typesetting that inside ...
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How to add explanation of terms in equation [duplicate]

How can I add explanation like that in figure in LateX under my equation?
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Writing equations with neatly defined parameters [duplicate]

I have been dealing with a multitude of equations in my thesis and it gets really repetitive defining each parameter verbally after each equation; personally I find it inefficient and at times messy. ...
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How to provide the explanations of a math equation? [duplicate]

How can I write the following equation with its explanation in latex ?
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Aligning equations with text with alignat

I'm trying to add this expression to my work: I understand that the best way to achieve this is using the alignat environment within the amsmath package, so I tried the following: \begin{alignat*}{3}...
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Use flalign or alignat or align or similar environment to align to the left

The following is a small example to use flalign environment to generate equation. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{txfonts} \begin{document} The formula is: \begin{flalign*} ...
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How to format equation description?

A small piece of code after equation \begin{tabbing} where \= $fTTsc$:~ traveling time (office to site and back to office).\\ \>$fTIsc$:~time to get safety ...
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Perfect Equation Parameters Description (incl. units!)

I have been trying to use a parameter description provided by @egreg. (see How to write a perfect equation parameters description? ). \newlength{\conditionwd} \newenvironment{variables}[1][where\quad]...
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parameter description with long descriptions and long lists — possibility of page break?

I have a series of equations with following parameter description. Some of those descriptions are relatively long, meaning that I nead a line break. I use so far table, and to accomodate the long ...
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Writing neat equation parameter definitions with \singlespacing vs \doublespacing text

This question is based off the answer for the How to write a perfect equation parameters description? question: I would like to have the parameters defined using \singlespacing as I am currently ...
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Automatic parameter definitions under equations

For my bachelor thesis, I am using a lot of equations in my document. I would like to use a list of symbols, including units and also add a parameter description under equations. I want to be ...