# amsmath – AMS mathematical facilities for LaTeX

The principal package in the AMS-LaTeX distribution. It adapts for use in LaTeX most of the mathematical features found in AMS-TeX; it is highly recommended as an adjunct to serious mathematical typesetting in LaTeX.

When amsmath is loaded, AMS-LaTeX packages amsbsy (for bold symbols), amsopn (for operator names) and amstext (for text embedded in mathematics) are also loaded.

amsmath is part of the LaTeX required distribution; however, several contributed packages add still further to its appeal; examples are empheq, which provides functions for decorating and highlighting mathematics, and ntheorem, for specifying theorem (and similar) definitions.

Sources | `/macros/latex/required/amsmath` |

Documentation | |

Home page | http://www.ams.org/tex/amslatex.html |

Version | 2.17l 2021-10-15 |

Licenses | The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3c |

Copyright | 1995, 2000, 2013 American Mathematical Society 2016–2021 LaTeX3 Project and American Mathematical Society |

Maintainer | The LaTeX Team |

TDS archive | `latex-amsmath.tds.zip` |

Contained in | TeX Live as amsmath MiKTeX as amsmath |

Topics | Maths |

See also | Nath |

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