The Most Valuable and Important
Relation Symbols In Use:
Background - why math symbols are used. . .
Symbols are a concise way of giving lengthy instructions related to
numbers and logic.
Math 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 (although not necessarily the same size), they are similar.
(If the two objects have exactly the same shape, and exactly the same size, they are congruent. Click here to view the Congruent Symbol.)
Figures A and B have the same shape, exactly.
Figure "A" is similar to Figure "B"
Figures C and D have the same shape, exactly.
Figure "C" is similar to Figure "D"
Triange "ABC" and Triangle "DEF" have the same shape, exactly.
Triangle "ABC" is similar to Triangle "DEF"