Math Symbols! In this lesson, you will learn a list of useful mathematical symbols in English and their names to master your English vocabulary.

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## Math Symbols

### List of Math Symbols

- Multiplied by
- Divided by
- Plus
- Minus
- Equal to
- Approximately equal to
- Greater than
- Less than
- Greater than or equal
- Less than or equal
- Square brackets
- Parentheses (punctuation marks)
- Angle
- Right angle
- Curly brackets
- Plus or minus
- Not equal to
- Square root of
- Percent
- Infinity
- Integral
- Sum of
- Equivalent to
- Implies
- For all
- Belongs to
- Pi
- Empty set
- absolute value
- Not belong to

### Mathematical Symbols & Their Names

Mathematical symbols dictionary and their names.

- Read as: Multiplied by
- For example:
*2***×**4=8 (two**multiplied by**four…)

- Read as: Divided by
- For example: 8:4=2 (
*eight*)**divided by**four…

- Read as: Plus
- For example: 2+2=4 (
*two*)**plus**two…

- Read as: Minus
- For example: 2-2=0 (
*two*)**minus**two…

- Read as: Is equal to
- For example: 4+9=13 (
*four plus nine*)**is equal to**thirteen

- Read as: is approximately equal to
- For example: π ≈ 3,1415 (
*pi*)**is approximately equal to**3,14

- Read as: is greater than
- For example: 4>3 (
*four*)**is greater than**3

- Read as: is less than
- For example:3<4 (
*three*)**is less than**four

- Read as: is greater than or equal
- For example: x≥1 (
*x*)**is greater than or equal**one

- Read as: is less than or equal
- For example: a≤6 (
*a*)**is less than or equal**six

- Read as: Square brackets

- Read as: Parentheses

- Read as: Angle

- Read as: Right angle

- Read as: Curly brackets

- Read as: Plus or minus
- For example: ±1 (
one)*plus or minus*

- Read as: is not equal to
- For example: 3 ≠ 4 (three
four)**is not equal to**

- Read as: Square root of
- For example: √9 = 3 (
nine is three)**square root of**

- Read as: percent
- For example: 100% (one hundred
)**percents**

- Read as: Infinity

- Read as: Integral

- Read as: Sum of

- Read as: is equivalent to
- For example: a ⇔ b (a
b)**is equivalent to**

- Read as: Implies
- For example: a=>b (a
b)**implies**

- Read as: For all

- Read as: Belongs to
- For example: x ∈ N (x
N)*belongs to*

- Read as: pi
- For example: π ≈ 3,1415 (
)**pi**is approximately equal to 3,14

- Read as: Empty set
- For example: x ∈ ∅ (x belongs to
)**empty set**

- Read as: not belong to
- For example: x ∉ ∅ (x
**doesn’t belong to**empty set)

- Read as: absolute value
- For example: |x|=9 (
**absolute value**of x is nine)

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Thursday 9th of March 2023

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Saturday 17th of September 2022

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jahanzaib Malik

Wednesday 9th of September 2020

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Carolyn

Thursday 3rd of September 2020

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Kirollos

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

1- " x " Multiplication Read as: Multiplied by For example: 2×4=8 (two multiplied by four…)

2- " ÷ " Division Read as: Divided by For example: 8:4=2 (eight divided by four…)

3- " + " Addition Read as: Plus For example: 2+2=4 (two plus two…)

4- " − " Subtraction Read as: Minus For example: 2-2=0 (two minus two…)

5- " = " Equality Read as: Is equal to For example: 4+9=13 (four plus nine is equal to thirteen)

6- " ≠ " Inequality Read as: is not equal to For example: 3 ≠ 4 (three is not equal to four)

7- " ≈ " Approximation Read as: is approximately equal to For example: π ≈ 3,1415 (pi is approximately equal to 3,14)

8- " > " Greater than Read as: is greater than For example: 4>3 (four is greater than 3)

9- " < " Less than Read as: is less than For example:3b (a implies b)

17- " ∴ " Read as: therefore

18- " ∵ " Read as: because / since

19- " ~ " Negation Read as: tilde

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Sunday 23rd of August 2020

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