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Questions tagged [math-mode]

{math-mode} is about typesetting mathematical content, e.g. tweaking the appearance of spacing and symbols in a formula, or producing specific mathematical constructs. For questions about "wrapper" environments like equation or align, consider the tag {equations}.

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Positioning dot before text in math mode

I only know of \dot, \cdot. How do I get the dot to appear in the top left position of the alphabet? The following helps, to have a dot after the t. $t^.$
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Resize vertical bars (absolute-value symbols)

I tried that \middle, \,\middle|\, and \mathrel{\Big|}. I read How to automatically scale `\mid` within delimiters and \usepackage{mleftright} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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How to move the lines in arrays

I wanted to apply Ruffini's rule but since I'm using fractions it's all crowded and messy. Is there a way to leave more space between the lines? \begin{equation*} \begin{array}{c|c c c|c} ...
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Typing equivalent equations side by side using tabular

I need your help in the following: I was trying to write two equations side by side and I was able to achieve this. However, these 2 eqts are equivalent so I need to add an equivalent sign between ...
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Vertical spacing in table

I am trying to create a table, but inside has some mathematical fractions which is too wide for the table. Originally I used arraystretch 1.4, the vertical space is too tight. So I wanted to stretch ...
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How to save space when writing equations with cases?

I am writing in IEEE double column environment. I have some equations with cases. For example, this equation seems to have too much space after the brace and also before and after the commas. I was ...
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How to write this math term? with cases it isn't working

I can't find a way to write this in Latex. Any hints where to start?
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Error missing {

Im getting this error in the heading of a table and two formulas, previously I had typped other formulas without errors. This is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mutavel} \usepackage[...
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How to increase the vertical offset of exponent terms with increasing size of parentheses?

I want to be able to write the following expression: But have not been able to do so, since all I can get is: I do not use the fraction of P/E, but rather just the psi. Can you help? EDIT: After ...
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How to align braces and \mid in a set in order to get the same height

Main question How to align braces and \mid in a set in order to get the same height? Code: My following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Set the symbol horizontally \square (and more closer) using mtpro2

My question is very short and it is not a duplicate because I want the symbol \square with a better position using mtpro2 package which it is not perfect. Infact if I use the symbol \square for the ...
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How to type arrows for restriction and induction of representation?

I'm writing an article for representation theory and I want to type downward arrow for restriction and upward arrow for induction. The $\downarrow$ and $\uparrow$ give arrows that aren't right next to ...
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minimum sum of lengths in an equalateral triangle [closed]

Let triangle ABC be a triangle such that AB = AC = 4, and BC = 2. Let D and E be points on AB and AC respectively. Find the minimum value of BE + ED + DC.
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How to specify alignment in specific cell in tables?

I have a table with solutions from statistic tests and I am needed to have numbers such as 1234^{***}. How to align such number with usual one: 1234, that way it is right aligned to its numbers, and ...
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How to put asterisk over a letter [duplicate]

How can I write an asterisk symbol over a letter? Thank you very much
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How to break math formula inside table?

There are some mathematical formulas in the table that don't automatic line break, resulting in poor display and Overfull warning. So, how to fix it? Here is the latex minimal working example: \...
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Alternative to using inline math mode for single letters?

In work that I write, I frequently have a big mathematical block that uses a lot of single-letter symbols. This is fine, and in fact the standard for the specific sub-field in question. My issue (it'...
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How to type this arrow in math mode?

I need an arrow like the following: I tried \newcommand{\wedgearrow}{\mathrel{/}\joinrel\ssearrow} %stmaryrd but it doesn't work well.
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I want to lengthen the double vertical line [duplicate]

I need to use the symbol ||\frac{1}{2} W||_F. I know if lengthen a vertical line, i can use the command \big|. But how to lengthen the double vertical line ||?
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Duplicate equal sign on line break in text mode

In Cyrillic typography tradition you need to duplicate the math operators (+, =, -, x) on line break. Following this answer I can get it working in math mode. How can I make = duplicate on line break ...
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Using \printeranswers environment, how to print solutions in the box without the title “Solutions”

Dear Math LaTeX Community, I'm creating some worksheets/problem sets for a high school pre-alg class and have included the option to print solutions. Is it possible to print the answers in a box ...
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How would I write the Granger Causality formula in Latex? [duplicate]

I require to write the Granger Causality formula in Latex for a project that I am undertaking. I do not, however, know how to produce the formula in math mode. Please can someone either point me ...
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Is there any way one could use letters from other languages as math symbols?

Just like one uses greek language symbols in math mode to denote variables, is there a way to use letters from other languages, etc. like say Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, etc. It may so happen that what I ...
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How to remove the unexpected vertical space in the theorem environment?

When I use \pause in \[ \] formula in the theorem environment, I get an unexpected extra space below the formula; see Theorem: Pause (formula). Now I remove it using \vspace{-0.60}cm, as in Theorem: ...
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How to write italic capital I / iota? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write I in the following style: How do I do this?
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Math determinant

How to display this determinant: I have tried this: \begin{vmatrix} &a_{11}&&a_{12}&&a_{13}&\\ \\ &a_{21}&&a_{22}&&a_{23}&\\ \\ &a_{31}&&...
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How to format a long polynomial

I have a long polynomial: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{amsmath}% Loaded by mathtools \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} $ f(z)=\frac{1}{382112640}(-306772802511648469920\eta^4z^4+...
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Special Variety of x in math mode

I am trying to find a command for the style of x in math mode the formula below. It looks a little bit like Chi but it's actually x. I've searched some references for LaTex math symbols and was ...
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Increase size of symbol \intercal when in superscript position

Starting from this code \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{mathtools,amssymb} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[lite]{mtpro2} \begin{document} $(L\boldsymbol{\mathcal A}')^\intercal =\...
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Is it canonical bit space?

I have this simple code, \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[lite]{mtpro2} \begin{document} $d\bar{p}$ and $dt$. \end{document} with this output, I ...
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Create a claim environment for nested claims inside theorem proofs using thmtools

Consider the following declarations: \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb, thmtools} \declaretheorem[numberwithin = section]{theorem} \declaretheorem[sibling = theorem, style = definition]{...
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\numexpr behavior in math mode and/or TikZ

I am attempting to create a triangular grid of numbers like shown below: This was created in TikZ by hard-coding each point, but I would like to generate the grid procedurally so I can make ...
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How to avoid extra-space in latex math mode equations

I am working with a very simple LaTeX equation of for example f_(x)=a. However, when I do $f(x)=a_1$ - I am getting a huge extra-space before and after the = sign. This is annoying. How can remove ...
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Tensor Notation [duplicate]

Is it possible to represent the following tensor in pdf by TeX.
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Typesetting multi-letter variable names in math mode

In many applications variable names in formulas have more than one letter. In order not to mess up kerning, one cannot simply write $nameff=123$. People seem to use different approaches: \...
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Typeset equation with multiple aligned conditions on the right

Here is my LaTeX code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{align} DS &= \...
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How to align the equations to start from left

\begin{align*} (pq+p-3)^2-(3pq+p+q-6)(pq+p-3)+2(p^2q^2+p^2q+pq^2-7pq+p+q+2)\\ =(p^2q^2+p^2+9+2p^2q-6q-6pq)-(3p^2q^2+p^2q+pq^2-6pq+3p^6q+p^2+pq-6p-9pq-3p-3q+18)+2(p^2q^2+p^2q+pq^2-7pq+p+q+2)\\ =pq^2-...
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Write several systems of linear equations in one line

How to write several systems of linear equations in one line with automatic transfer? \begin{multline*} \begin{split} \begin{cases} - x + 8y = -15\\ 4x -4y = 32\\ \end{cases} \end{split} \end{...
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Bad environment delimiter in a seemingly simple case

I keep getting 'bad environment delimiter, extra $ inserted' here, but I cannot pinpoint the error. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Redefining symbol midway through a document

I am trying to have one command (\phi) draw two different symbols (\varphi and regular \phi) in the same document. I have tried this with the below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Equation numbering error

I want to number my equation, as depicted in the figure, like (1), (2), etc. . However, it elicits an error message. The code is below. \begin{equation} \[ CHA_P=1-\sum_{\substack{x\in S\\O(x)=T ...
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multiple math operators newcommand not working

I'm trying to create a \newcommand, on my system, called \states which takes two arguments. It should look like this (image below): But the angle brackets are not appearing when I try (MWE) : \...
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Enabling `exponent-to-prefix` functionality for unitless values

With siunitx package, exponent-to-prefix option seems to work only if there is a unit with the given number (\SI, \SIrange, and \SIlist). I want the option to work even with unitless values (given by \...
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How to correctly align and space in math mode?

Hello how can I correct this ? Here's my code. Thank you all Code: \chapter{Méthodes de différences finies} \section{Conditions initiales de Dirichlet} \subsection{Algorithme numérique} On ...
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Several mode to write the symbol of a vector

When I use the command \overrightarrow{...} I observe that the space between the two lines increases due to the presence of this command. I often use the command \widebar{...}, \bar{...} or \overbar{.....
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Unexpected error when importing txt file [duplicate]

I have the following text, stored as 1.txt: qui représentent une même application linéaire. Je me donne, cette fois, une application linéraire de \textit{R⁴} dans \textit{R⁴}, donc une ...
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How to continue enumeration in tasks environment after page break and new text box

I'm a math teacher and trying to recreate many Algebra math worksheets (problem sets) that were originally created with the monstrously inefficient mathtype app. the Voldermort of equation editors ...
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Complex fractions

How to make this more adequate ('beatifuller' :))? 2 needs to be better shown as being in the power of n-1, but the current representation just smothers it. \frac{1}{1-\sum_{2}^{n} \frac{1}{{\frac{r}{...
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How to write Arabic subscript in XeLaTeX?

I mean like in English such as in V_s \documentclass{article} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz}[american] \draw (0,0) to[V,v=$V_s$,invert] (0,2); \end{circuitikz} \...
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How do I align the text below a little better?

I almost always use \begin{equation} \begin{split} your equation here // equation in next line \end{split} \end{equation} and I get a really bad aligning in which the text is going outside the ...