# 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 an || |  | () b h p or P l w C -a d b1, b2 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

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