Equality

Symbol:
The relationship between two quantities that have the same value or values. If two quantities are not equal, the symbol is used. When the equality is only approximate, the symbol is used. When two expressions are exactly equivalent, the symbol is used.

Historical Notes
1557 = sign used by Robert Record

See also: Inequality, Mathematical Symbols, not equal to, of the order of.

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Subjects: Mathematics