[texhax] Matrix With Stretchy Brackets
Alan T Litchfield
alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Thu Dec 9 20:44:01 CET 2010
Hi Abraham,
I don't think using a table is going to achieve what you want.
Have a read of this page:
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Mathematics
Scoot down to the section on matrices.
Regards
Alan
On 10/12/2010, at 8:18 AM, Becker, Abraham (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C] wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Can someone help me figure out a way to code the attached math
> expression?
>
> I found a helpful article here:
> http://andrewjpage.com/index.php?/archives/43-Multirow-and-multicolumn-spanning-with-latex-tables.html
>
> I started modifying the example there and got stuck on how to make
> the bracketed expression occupy two rows:
>
> \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline
> \multirow & 1 \hfill 2 \\ \hline
> \multirow a & \left\{
> \begin{array}{cc}\hfill \mathrm{{x} }\hfill & \hfill
> \mathrm{{b} }\hfill
> \\
> \hfill \mathrm{{w} }\hfill & \hfill \mathrm{{z} }\hfill
> \end{array}
> \right\} \\
> b & \phantom{M}\\ \hline
> \end{tabular}
>
> (I added the lines just to see what’s going on)
>
> Thanks,
>
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