# [NTG-context] Align a compound inequality

Sat Jan 21 07:07:38 CET 2006

<--- On Jan 20, David Arnold wrote --->

> All,
>
> I have:
>
> \placeformula[-]
> \startformula
> \startalign[m=2]
>   3-2x&<-1 & 3-2x&>1\\
>    -2x&<-4 &  -2x&>-2\\
>      x&>2  &    x&<1
> \stopalign
> \stopformula
>
> And it works. However, I want to sqeeze the word "or" between the
> inequalities on the first row so that it reads:
>
> 3 - 2x < -1  or  3 - 2x > 1
>
> How can I do this?

This is how I would do this,

\startformula \startalign[n=5,align={right,left,middle,right,left}]
3 - 2x & < -1 & \quad \text{or} \quad & 3-2x & > 1 \\
-2x < & -4 & \text{or} & -2x &> -2 \\
\stopalign \stopformula

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Aditya Mahajan, EECS Systems, University of Michigan