## Math Symbols Glossary

A list of math symbols glossary used in mathematics.

 Symbol Meaning Example = equals, totals, makes, is the same as 4=3+1 + addition, plus, sum of, count on, makes, increase, add, combine, more, and, total, altogether 2+1=3 - subtraction, difference, less, decrease, leaves, count back, minus, take away, how many left 4-3=1 × multiplication, groups of, double, lots of, repeated addition, pair, product, multiply, times 5×4=20 ÷ division, share, group, divide, split, divided by, divisible, share equally 8÷2=4 √ square root √9=±3 n power 42=16 ∠ angle ∠ABC ∆ triangle ∆ABC < less than 2<5 ≤ less than, or equal to 5≤5 > greater than 5>3 ≥ greater than, or equal to 6≥4 ≠ not equal to 3.5≠35 ≅ approximately equal to 2.9≅3 { } denotes a set {1,2,3,...} ∈ is an element of 1∈{1,2,3} ⊂ is a subset of A⊂B ⊃ includes the subset B⊃A ξ universal set A⊂ξ ∅ empty set { } ∩ intersection A∩B=∅ ∪ union A∪B=ξ

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