LaTeX provides a variety of commands for producing accented letters in math. These are different from accents in normal text (see Accents).

`\acute`

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Math acute accent

`\bar`

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Math bar-over accent

`\breve`

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Math breve accent

`\check`

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Math háček (check) accent

`\ddot`

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Math dieresis accent

`\dot`

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Math dot accent

`\grave`

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Math grave accent

`\hat`

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Math hat (circumflex) accent

`\mathring`

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Math ring accent

`\tilde`

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Math tilde accent

`\vec`

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Math vector symbol

`\widehat`

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Math wide hat accent

`\widetilde`

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Math wide tilde accent

When you are putting an accent on an i or a j, the tradition is to use
one without a dot, `\imath`

or `jmath`

(see Math symbols).