# List of Relation Symbols in LaTeX

In LaTeX, relation symbols are used to express the various relationship between mathematical expressions, elements, and sets. These symbols plays a crucial role in expressing comparisions,orders and connections between the elements in mathematical notation.

The most commonly used relation symbols are given below.

Symbol | LaTeX Command | Description |
---|---|---|

< | \textless | less than |

> | \textgreater | greater than |

= | = | equal to |

≮ | \nless | not less than |

≯ | \ngtr | not greater than |

≠ | \neq or \ne | not equal to |

≤ | \leq or \leqslant | less than or equal to |

≥ | \geq or \geqslant | greater than or equal to |

≰ | \nleq or \nleqslant | neither less than nor equal to |

≱ | \ngeq or \ngeqslant | neither greater than nor equal to |

≪ | \ll | much less than |

≫ | \gg | much greater than |

⋘ | \lll | very much less than |

⋙ | \ggg | very much greater than |

∥ | \parallel | parallel to |

∦ | \nparallel | not parallel to |

≐ | \doteq | approaches the limit |

≡ | \equiv | equivalent to |

≈ | \approx | Approximately Equal |

≅ | \cong | congruent to or approximately equal to |

≃ | \simeq | asymptotically equal to |

∼ | \sim | similar to |

⊂ | \subset | subset of |

⊃ | \supset | superset of |

⊄ | \not\subset | not a subset of |

⊅ | \not\supset | not a superset of |

⊆ | \subseteq | subset of or equal to |

⊇ | \supseteq | superset of or equal to |

⊈ | \nsubseteq | neither a subset of nor equal to |

⊉ | \nsupseteq | neither a superset of nor equal to |

⊏ | \sqsubset | square image of |

⊐ | \sqsupset | square original of |

⊑ | \sqsubseteq | square image of or equal to |

⊒ | \sqsupseteq | square original of or equal to |

≺ | \prec | precedes |

≻ | \succ | succeeds |

⊀ | \nprec | not precede |

⊁ | \nsucc | not succeed |

≼ | \preceq | precedes or equal to |

≽ | \succeq | succeeds or equal to |

⋠ | \npreceq | not precede or equal |

⋡ | \nsucceq | not succeed or equal |

∝ | \propto | proportional to |

≍ | \asymp | equivalent to |

⋈ | \bowtie | bowtie |

⊢ | \vdash | |

⊣ | \dashv | |

∈ | \in | element of |

∋ | \ni | contains as member |

∉ | \notin | not an element of |

⌣ | \smile | |

⌢ | \frown | |

⊧ | \models | |

⊥ | \perp | |

∣ | \mid | |

∵ | \because | |

∴ | \therefore |