Is there a symbol in latex for a divide bar that works with absolute values? The problem is for example if you want to write [itex] |a|[/itex] divides [itex] |b|[/itex]. It ends up looking horrible because you can't tell the difference between the abs value signs and the divide bar...(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]|a| \vert |b|[/tex]

Any suggestions?

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# Simple latex notation question

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