For instance, how do I add a break after the first line in

```
\[
a + b = c // what should I add here?
a = c - b
\]
```

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# [Tex/LaTex] How to add a line break in display math mode

math-mode

For instance, how do I add a break after the first line in

```
\[
a + b = c // what should I add here?
a = c - b
\]
```

## Best Answer

The

`\[...\]`

is used to typeset a single equation, not multiple equations.You need to use an environment that allows for multiple equations. One way is to use

`gather`

, but I normally use`align`

, both from the`amsmath`

package:## Notes:

`gather*`

and`align*`

.## Code: