[OS X TeX] which is real math mode?

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Mon Dec 12 18:00:14 EST 2005

I had been using $$...$$ because it seems this is the only way to  
include custom equation numbers via \eqno. It turns out, you can make  
\eqno work inside \[...\] if you use the amsmath package.


On Dec 12, 2005, at 5:07 PM, Matthew Inglis wrote:

> Why shouldn't $$...$$ be used in LaTeX? I have heard several people  
> give this advice, but have always cheerfully ignored it with no  
> obvious adverse consequences. Can anyone enlighten?
> Matthew.

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