This article is a glossary of some of the more common math symbols, including what they mean and where they are used. Below is a useful list of mathematical symbols in English you need to know.

## Math Symbols and Meanings

List of all mathematical symbols and signs – math symbols and meanings with examples.

*******: Asterisk:**2 * 3 = 6

**a^b**:**Caret:**2 ^ 3^{ }= 8

**=**:**Equality:**5 = 2 + 3

**≠**:**Not Equality:**5 ≠ 4

**≈**:**Approximately equal:**sin(0.01) ≈ 0.01

**<**:**Less than:**7 < 8

**>**:**Greater than:**8 > 7

**–**:**Subtraction:**2 − 1 = 1

**()**:**Parentheses:**2 × (3 + 5) = 16

**+**:**Addition:**2 + 1 = 3

**÷**:**Division:**6 ÷ 2 = 3

**√a**:**Square root:**√16 = ±4

**3√**:**Cube root:**^{3}√8 = 2

**π**:**Pi constant:**c = π⋅d = 2⋅π⋅r

**!**:**Exclamation mark**(Punctuation mark): 4! = 1*2*3*4 = 24

**[]**:**Brackets:**[(1+2)*(1+5)] = 18

**/**:**Division slash:**20/5 = 4

**Σ**:**Summation:**∑*x*_{i}= x_{1}*+x*_{2}*+…+x*_{n}

**∫**:**Integral:**∫*f(x)dx*

**$**:**Dollar sign:**The beggar resorted to me for 1$.

**≥**:**Big than or equal:**5 ≥ 4

**≤**:**Less than or equal:**4 ≤ 5

**%**:**Percentage:**10% × 30 = 3

**–**:**Dash/ hyphen****&**:**Ampersand:**x & y

**∞**:**Infinity****x**:**Multiply/ times:**2 × 3 = 6

**⋅**:**Multiplication:**2 ⋅ 3 = 6

**—**:**Division/ Fraction:**

**mod**:**Remainder calculation:**7 mod 2 = 1

**|**:*x*|**Absolute value:**| -5 | = 5

**f (x)**:**Maps values of x to f(x):**f (x) = 3x+5

## Mathematical Symbols in English | Infographic

*List of Basic Math Symbols You Should Know*