Maths Query
MATHS QUERY

List of Symbols Used in Maths

Greek Alphabets

Lower CaseUpper CaseName
\(\alpha\)\(A\)Alpha
\(\beta\)\(B\)Beta
\(\gamma\)\(\Gamma\)Gamma
\(\delta\)\(\Delta\)Delta
\(\eta\)\(H\)Eta
\(\theta\)\(\Theta\)Theta
\(\zeta\)\(Z\)Zeta
\(\iota\)\(I\)Iota
\(\mu\)\(M\)Mu
\(\nu\)\(N\)Nu
\(\omega\)\(\Omega\)Omega
\(\omicron\)\(O\)Omicron
\(\pi\)\(\Pi\)Pi
\(\phi\)\(\Phi\)Phi
\(\chi\)\(X\)Chi
\(\psi\)\(Psi\)Psi
\(\rho\)\(P\)Rho
\(\tau\)\(T\)Tau
\(\epsilon\)\(E\)Epsilon
\(Ʊ\)\(Y\)Upsilon
\(\lambda\)\(\Lambda\)Lambda
\(\kappa\)\(K\)Kappa
\(\sigma\)\(\Sigma\)Sigma

Symbols used in Arithmetic

SymbolRead asExample
\(+\)Addition\(8 + 4\)
\(-\)Subtraction\(8 – 4\)
\(\div\)Division\(8 \div 4\)
\(\times\)Multiplication\(8 \times 4\)
\(\%\)Percentage\(8 \% 4\)
\(\gt\)Greater than\(8 \gt 4\)
\(\lt\)Less than\(4 \lt 8\)
\(\geq\)Greater than equal to\(a \geq b\)
\(\leq\)Less than equal to\(b \leq a\)
\(=\)equal to\(6 = 6\)
\(\neq\)does not equal to\(8 \neq 4\)
\(\approx\)Approximately equal to\(8.786 \approx 8.79\)
\(\pm\)Plus minus\(\pm 2\)
\(\equiv\)Equivalent to\(a \equiv b\)

Symbols used in Geometry

SymbolRead asExample
\(^o\)Degree\(45^o\)
\(\angle\)Angle\(\angle 45^o\)
\(\bot\)Perpendicular\(AB \bot CD\)
\(||\)Parallel\(AB || CD\)
\(\triangle\)Triangle\(\triangle ABC\)
\(\sim\)Similar to\(\triangle ABC \sim \triangle PQR\)
\(\cong\)Congurent to\(\triangle ABC \cong \triangle PQR\)

General Symbols used in Maths

SymbolRead asExample
\(\implies\)Implies to\(\implies\) \(2 + 3 = 5\)
\(\therefore\)Therefore\(\therefore\) \(a + b = c\)
\(\because\)Because\(\because\) \(a + b = c\)
\(\infty\)Infinity\(a = \infty\)
\(\forall\)For all\(\forall a\)
\(\exists\)There exists\(\exists\)