- Math Symbols -
The Most Valuable and
Important Relation Symbols Used:
Background - why math symbols are used. . .
Math Symbols are a concise way of giving lengthy instructions related to
numbers and logic.
Symbols are an invention, not a discovery. They are a
communication tool. Symbols are used to eliminate
the need to write long, plain language instructions to describe
calculations and other processes.
The most valuable, most frequently used Symbols in mathematics . . .
The most important, most frequently used Relation symbols
are listed below.
Relation Symbols - click symbol
If two geometric objects have exactly the same shape and the same size, they are congruent.
(If two geometric objects have exactly the same shape, but not the same size, they are similar. Click here to view the Similarity Sign.)
Figures A and B have the (1) same shape and the (2) same size.
Figure "A" is congruent to Figure "B"
Figures C and D have the (1) same shape and the (2) same size.
Figure "C" is congruent to Figure "D"
Triange "ABC" and Triangle "DEF" have the (1) same shape and the (2) same size.
Triangle "ABC" is congruent to Triangle "DEF"