[Tex/LaTex] Alignment using “\lesssim” command

vertical alignment

I'm sure someone has asked this before, but can't find where!

I use the code:

$ a < b \lesssim c$

Unfortunately, it appears as:

Undersirable alignment

I want the "approximately less than sign" to be a bit lower. How can I do this?

Best Answer

You can lower the symbol by the excess height with respect to <. But you shouldn't.






$A<B\lesssim C\gtrsim D$

$\scriptstyle A<B\lesssim C\gtrsim D$


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