\begin{equation} math formula \label{eqno1} \end{equation}The equation environment centers your equation on the page and places the equation number in the right margin.

The `\label` command is required
only if you want to use a `\ref`
command to refer to the number assigned to this equation.

The Display Math environment gives the same effect without the equation number.

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Revised by Sheldon Green, agxsg@giss.nasa.gov, 31 May 1995.