Signs and Symbols

+addition, plus, positive
-subtraction, minus, negative
a * b
a x b
ab
ab
a times b, multiplication
a / b
a b
ab-1
a divided by b, division
=equal to
approximately equal to
a ~ ba is similar to b, of the order of
congruent to
not equal to
identical to
a < ba is less than b
a > ba is greater than b
a ba is less than or equal to b
a ba is greater than or equal to b
a ba is proportional to b
%percent
:ratio of
xn
x^n
x**n
x to the power of n
infinity
perpendicular to
||parallel to

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