### Hypertext Help with LaTeX

## Spacing in Math Mode

In a math environment, LaTeX ignores the spaces you type
and puts in the spacing that it thinks is best. LaTeX formats
mathematics the way it's done in mathematics texts. If you
want different spacing, LaTeX provides the following four
commands for use in math mode:

`\;` - a thick space
`\:` - a medium space
`\,` - a thin space
`\!` - a negative thin space

See also Math Formulas,
Math Symbols

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Revised 7 Jul 1995.