# Mathematical symbols

# Mathematical symbols

Tedds recognizes and uses several mathematical symbols. However, there are some mathematical symbols that do not have a function in calculations. For more information, see the following paragraphs.

Note:

For Tedds for Word users:

The following mathematical symbols are available via the Library Access System.

To access any one the symbols, go to Writing your own custom calculations > Calculation writing documentation > Math symbols.

All the characters use Windows Symbol font.

Mathematical symbols recognized in Tedds | ||
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Name | Symbol | Function in calculations |

minus | - | substract |

plus | + | add |

multiply | × | multiply |

divide | ÷ | divide |

divide | / | divide |

equals | = | equal to |

square root | √( ) | square root |

less than | < | less than |

less than or equal to | ≤ | less than or equal to |

equal to | == | equal to |

not equal to | ≠ | not equal to |

greater than or equal to | ≥ | greater than or equal to |

greater than | > | greater than |

Mathematical symbols not recognized in Tedds | ||
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Name | Symbol | Function in calculations |

approximately equal to | ≈ | no function |

equivalent to | ≡ | no function |

therefore | ∴ | no function |

degrees | ° | angle unit |

infinity | ∞ | no function |

plus/minus | ± | no function |

proportional to | ∝ | no function |

perpendicular to | no function | |

superscript star | * | no function |

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