One of the greatest motivating forces for Donald Knuth when he began developing the original TeX system was to create something that allowed simple construction of mathematical formulae, while looking professional when printed. The fact that he succeeded was most probably why TeX and later on, LaTeX became so popular within the scientific community. Typesetting mathematics is one of LaTeX's greatest strengths. It is also a large topic due to the existence of so much mathematical notation. If your document requires only a few simple mathematical formulas, plain LaTeX has most of the tools that you will need.
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Text alignment can be manually controlled by several commands. In this article is explained how to change text justification for either part of the text, or the entire document. L a T e X default text is fully-justified, but often left-justified text may be a more suitable format. This left-alignment can be easily accomplished by importing the ragged2e package. This text should shows what a printed text will look like at this place.
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It is most often used for medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing. LaTeX is not a word processor! Instead, LaTeX encourages authors not to worry too much about the appearance of their documents but to concentrate on getting the right content.