# Waec Gce Mathematics Symbols

*_This is how we send our Maths Symbols and the way you are suppose to write it on ur paper._*

*MATHS SYMBOLS*

(1) / means division or divide

Examples:

2/2 means 2/2

2 whole no 3/4 means 2¾

M=wp+(1/3)yp^2 means m=wp + ¾y 2

(2) Log means logarithm

Example: (8) Log5 (base 8) means Log8 5

(3) * means multiplication

Example: 2*2 means 2×2

(4) ^ means Raise to power

Examples:

3^(-1) means 3 -1

5^(2) means 5 2

30cm^(-2) means 30cm -2

(5) Tita means θ

Example: Tan tita means tan θ

(6) Pie means π

Example: Pie R sqr h means πr 2 h

(7) Base means subscript

Example: 2 Base 3 means A 3

(8) Sqr root means √

Examples:

√3-√6+2√3 means Root 3-root6+2root 3

√(¾) means sqr root(3/4)

(9) bar means a dash on top a number of letter

Example: X bar means x̅

(10) —(1) means equation 1

(11) Proportional means ∝

Example: R is proportional to 3/4rut m means R

∝ ¾

(12) Alpha means α

(13) Beta means β

(14) Gamma means γ

(15) cube root means ∛

(16) Mu means μ

(17) Rho means ρ

(18) Delta means δ

(19) Sigma means σ

(20) Tau means τ

(21) Ohm means Ω

(22) Lamda means λ

(23) Omega means ω

(24) Intersection means ∩

Example: B intersection C means B∩C

(25) Union means U

Example: B union C means BUC

(26) Factorial means !

(27) complements in sets means ‘

(28) (aq),(g),(l),(s) is used in chemistry to show

the state

of matter in equations

(29) Equivalent to means ≡

(30) Not equal to means ≠

(31) Quotation means “ ”

(32) Less or equal to means ≤

(33) Greater or equal to ≥

Example: (3/4)>=(1/2) means ¾ ≥ ½

(34) Plus or minus (or +-) means ±

Example: (3/4)<=(1/2) means ¾ ≤ ½

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