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Selected LaTeX Math Symbols

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Relational Operators (math mode)

Symbol Command Comment
equivalent \equiv
approximately \approx
proportional \propto
roughly equal \simeq
similar \sim
not equal \neq
greater than or equal \geq
far greater than \gg
far lesser than \ll

Logic Symbols (math mode)

Symbol Command Comment
bullet \bullet
not \neg
conjunction \wedge
disjunction \vee
exclusive or \oplus
implication \Rightarrow
equivalence \Leftrightarrow
exists \exists
for all \forall

Set Symbols (math mode)

Symbol Command Comment
intersection \cap
union \cup
superset \supset
subset \subset
empty set \emptyset
set of integers \mathbb{Z} requires the amsfonts and amssymb packages
belongs to \in
does not belong to \notin
join \Join requires the latexsym package (present in most LaTeX distributions)

Miscellaneous Symbols (math mode)

Symbol Command Comment
prime \prime
infinity \infty

Non-English Characters and Accents

Symbol Command Comment
\'e e is only given here as an exemple, and the commands can be used with the other characters. Only i and j deserve special commands
\`e
\^e
\"e
\~n
\aa
\"\i the cammands \i and \j are used to generate dot-less i and j characters
\c{c}
\ss
\ae also \AE, \oe and \OE
\pounds
\euro several packages exist to provide support for the euro symbol, but one of them needs to be installed
If you do not find here what you are looking for, you may want to download the comprehensive LaTeX symbols guide.
Content
Relational operators
Logic symbols
Set symbols
Miscellaneous symbols
Accented characters
See Also
LaTeX Symbols Converter