Math symbols in English

Mathematics is used to communicate information about a wide range of different subjects. Let’s learn some math symbols in English.

Math Symbols in English

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  • “=” – equals sign :

5 = 2+3:  5 is equal to 2+3

  • “≠”  not equal sign

5 ≠ 4 : 5 is not equal to 4

  • “≈” – approximately equal

(0.01) ≈ 0.01,

x ≈ y means x is approximately equal to y

  • “>” – greater than

5 > 4 : 5 is greater than 4

  • “<” – less than

4 < 5: 4 is less than 5

  • “≥” – greater than or equal to

5 ≥ 4, x ≥ y means x is greater than or equal to y

  • “≤” – less than or equal to

x ≤ y means x is less than or equal to y

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Math symbols in English

  • “+” – plus: 1 + 1 = 2
  • “−” – minus : 2 − 1 = 1
  • “×” multiplication :2 × 3 = 6
  • “⋅” – dotmultiplication: 2 ⋅ 3 = 6
  • “÷” – divide : 6 ÷ 2 = 3
  • “√a” – square root: √a ⋅ √a  = a
  • “%” – percent: 1% = 1/10010% × 30 = 3
  • “‰” – per-mille: 1‰ = 1/1000 = 0.1%10‰ × 30 = 0.3

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