The displaymath environment can be entered by

Because displaymath may be used frequently to display relatively short equations, there are convenient alternative forms:\begin{displaymath} math equation \\ second line of math equation \end{displaymath}

or (the following does not seem to be well documented, but appears to work)\[ displayed math equation \]

$$ dispalyed math equation $$

Related topics

- Math environment
- Eqnarray environment
- Equation environment
- LaTeX Modes
- Math Symbols
- Subscripts and Superscripts
- Spacing in Math Mode
- Math Miscellany

Sheldon Green, agxsg@giss.nasa.gov, 5 Jun 1995.