Symbol Meaning Example + add: 3+7 = 10: −: subtract: 5−2 = 3: ×: multiply: 4×3 = 12: ÷: divide: 20÷5 = 4 / divide: 20/5 = 4 ( ) grouping symbols: 2(a−3) [ ] grouping symbols: 2[ a−3(b+c) ] { }
Symbol Symbol Name Meaning / definition Example; ∠: angle: formed by two rays: ∠ABC = 30°
A mathematical symbol is a figure or a combination of figures that is used to represent a mathematical object, an action on mathematical objects, a relation between mathematical