# 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

.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 |

cube root | ^{3}√( ) |
use cuberoot( ) instead |

degrees | ° | angle unit |

infinity | ∞ | no function |

plus/minus | ± | no function |

proportional to | ∝ | no function |

perpendicular to | no function | |

superscript star | * | no function |