Basic mathematical symbols
Below, find a comprehensive list of most basic mathematical symbols used in basic math
Symbols

Meaning

Symbols

Meaning

√
<
>
≠
=
≡
≈
≤
≥
÷
×
+
−
∠
°
π
A
m
S.A.
L.A
B
V
^
DABC

square root
less than
greater than
not equal
equal
equivalent
approximately
smaller or equal
bigger or equal
division
multiplication
addition
subtraction
angle
degree
pi (3.14)
area
slope of a line
surface area
lateral area
area of base
volume
perpendicular
triangle ABC

⁄
∟
%
±
GCF
LCM

a : b
a^{n}

 
()
b
h
p or P
l
w
C
a
d
b_{1}, b_{2}
r
∠ABC
m∠ABC

fraction bar
right angle sign
percent sign
plus or minus sign
greatest common factor
least common multiple
divides
ratio
a to the nth power
parallel lines
sign for absolute value
parentheses for grouping
base length
height
perimeter
Length or slant height
width
circumference
opposite of a
diameter or distance
base lengths of a trapezoid
rate or radius
angle ABC
refers to the measure of angle ABC

See also: Geometry symbols
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