Math Symbols

Basic Symbols

Basic Maths Symbols

Symbol Name Meaning Example
= equals sign equality 7 = 4+3
not equal sign inequality 5 ≠ 4
almost equal to approximation $\frac{1}{9} \approx 0.11$
> strict inequality greater than 5 > 4
< strict inequality less than 4 < 5
inequality greater than or equal to 5 ≥ 4
inequality less than or equal to 4 ≤ 5
$( )$ parentheses compute expression inside first BODMAS rule $4 \times (3+5) = 32$
[ ] brackets solve expression inside first BODMAS [(1+2)×(1+5)] = 18
mod modulo remainder calculation 7 mod 2 = 1
% percent 1% = 1/100 10% × 40 = 4
per-mille 1‰ = 1/1000 = 0.1% 10‰ × 30 = 0.3



Greek Symbols

Greek Symbol Greek Letter Name
Upper Case Lower Case  
Α α Alpha
Β β Beta
Γ γ Gamma
Δ δ Delta
Ε ε Epsilon
Ζ ζ Zeta
Η η Eta
Θ θ Theta
Ι ι Iota
Κ κ Kappa
Λ λ Lambda
Μ μ Mu
Ν ν Nu
Ξ ξ Xi
Ο ο Omicron
Π π Pi
Ρ ρ Rho
Σ σ Sigma
Τ τ Tau
Υ υ Upsilon
Φ φ Phi
Χ χ Chi
Ψ ψ Psi
Ω ω Omega