[OS X TeX] Align in enumerate
Michael Sharpe
msharpe at ucsd.edu
Wed Mar 16 20:06:57 EDT 2011
On Mar 16, 2011, at 4:26 PM, David Arnold wrote:
> All,
>
> If I am in an enumerate environment, is it possible to start an align* environment?
>
> This didn't work:
>
> \item However, the graph of $y=-3$, being a horizontal line, has slope zero. Also note that the $y4-intercept of this graph is $(0,-3)$. If we substitute these numbers into $y=mx+b$, we get:
> \begin{align*}
> y&=mx+b
> &&{\color{darkred}\text{Slope-intercept form.}}\\
> y&=0x+(-3)
> &&{\color{darkred}\text{Substitute: $0$ for $m$, $-3$ for $b$.}}\\
> y&=-3
> &&{\color{darkred}\text{Simplify.}}
> \end{align*}
>
>
> ./section6.tex:523: Package amsmath Error: \begin{align*} allowed only in parag
> raph mode.
You can enclose the align* environment in a minipage.
Michael
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