Equal Symbol

 = This mathematical symbol was created by Welsh genius Robert Recorde in 1557 to teach math to ordinary people. There are five various uses of the = sign.

The = sign occurs in Formulas, Definitions, Equations, Relations & Identities. "Equals" means "is," so "3 + 3 = 6" means "3 + 3 is 6. The symbol indicates that the values or number the left side of the symbol are equal in value or amount to what is on the right side of the symbol. Sometimes, we can also refer that "equals" means "is the same value as," such as when we say correctly that "1 dollar = 4 quarters." Inequalities are also comparisons of functions. When two values are definitely not equal, we use the "not equal to" sign. Example: 3+2 ≠ 9.

How to use and type Equal symbol code?

  • If your keyboard contains separate NumPad, you should be sure that it is enabled. If it is not, press the Num Lock key to activate it then press hold down the Alt key on the left side. Type the number that represents that character or the symbol you want to insert and then release the insert key.
  • For example, for the greek letter omega Ω press and hold Alt and the type 0234 and then release.
  • There is another method that works only for word documents. In this method, you should type the characters first then press Alt and X. For example ( 0234 + Alt + X for greek letter omega ).
  • If you have a keyboard that doesn't have NumPad here is what will work for you. Find the Function key ( FN ) then presses and hold the function key while holding press and release Num LK key; then release FN key. This method will activate the numeric keypad in your laptop.
  • Then do the same steps as in the previous example.
  • Notice that in IBM code you don't use 0 (Alt + 255 ) before the code which is different from the windows generator that requires to add 0 (Alt + 0255 ) before the code.

Table of Symbols and Codes

Symbol Title / Description Unicode Code / HTML Code
Rightwards Arrow Above Almost Equal To ⥵ ⥵
Equals And Slanted Parallel With Tilde Above ⧤ ⧤
Smaller Than Or Equal To ⪬ ⪬
͌ Combining Almost Equal To Above ͌ ͌
Superset Of Or Equal To ⊇ ⊇
Equals With Two Dots Above And Two Dots Below ⩷ ⩷
Does Not Succeed Or Equal ⋡ ⋡
Apl Functional Symbol Quad Equal ⌸ ⌸
Square Image Of Or Equal To ⊑ ⊑
Succeeds Above Single-line Not Equal To ⪲ ⪲
Subset Of With Not Equal To ⊊ ⊊
Ring In Equal To ≖ ≖
Precedes Above Almost Equal To ⪷ ⪷
Succeeds Above Not Almost Equal To ⪺ ⪺
Subset Of Above Almost Equal To ⫉ ⫉
Small Equals ﹦ ﹦
Equal To Or Precedes ⋞ ⋞
Not Normal Subgroup Of Or Equal To ⋬ ⋬
Not Asymptotically Equal To ≄ ≄
Subset Of Or Equal To ⊆ ⊆
Circled Equals ⊜ ⊜
Reversed Tilde Equals ⋍ ⋍
Precedes Above Single-line Not Equal To ⪱ ⪱
Square Original Of Or Equal To ⊒ ⊒
Equals Above Rightwards Arrow ⥱ ⥱
Superset Of With Not Equal To ⊋ ⊋
Approximately Equal To Or The Image Of ≒ ≒
Fullwidth Equals = =
Three Consecutive Equalss ⩶ ⩶
Equals With Dot Below ⩦ ⩦
Precedes Above Single-line Equals ⪯ ⪯
Star Equals ≛ ≛
Superset Of Above Almost Equal To ⫊ ⫊
Does Not Precede Or Equal ⋠ ⋠
Subset Of Above Equals ⫅ ⫅
Ring Equal To ≗ ≗
Precedes Or Equal To ≼ ≼
Two Consecutive Equalss ⩵ ⩵
Neither A Subset Of Nor Equal To ⊈ ⊈
Equals And Slanted Parallel ⧣ ⧣
͇ Combining Equals Below ͇ ͇
Square Original Of Or Not Equal To ⋥ ⋥
Equals With Asterisk ⩮ ⩮
Succeeds Above Not Equal To ⪶ ⪶
Precedes Above Equals ⪳ ⪳
Almost Equal To With Circumflex Accent ⩯ ⩯
Succeeds Above Single-line Equals ⪰ ⪰
Not Almost Equal To ≉ ≉
Superset Of Above Equals ⫆ ⫆
= Equals = =
Equal To By Definition ≝ ≝
Succeeds Or Equal To ≽ ≽
Neither Approximately Nor Actually Equal To ≇ ≇
Colon Equals ≔ ≔
Superset Of Or Equal To With Dot Above ⫄ ⫄
Plus Above Equals ⩲ ⩲
Equals With Bumpy Above ⪮ ⪮
Equal To Or Succeeds ⋟ ⋟
Superset Of Above Not Equal To ⫌ ⫌
Equal And Parallel To ⋕ ⋕
Subset Of Or Equal To With Dot Above ⫃ ⫃
Closed Superset Or Equal To ⫒ ⫒
Subset Of Above Not Equal To ⫋ ⫋
Double Colon Equal ⩴ ⩴
Not Equal To ≠ ≠
Approximately But Not Actually Equal To ≆ ≆
Geometrically Equal To ≑ ≑
Not Square Original Of Or Equal To ⋣ ⋣
Neither A Superset Of Nor Equal To ⊉ ⊉
Almost Equal Or Equal To ≊ ≊
Asymptotically Equal To ≃ ≃
All Equal To ≌ ≌
Superscript Equals ⁼ ⁼
Subscript Equals ₌ ₌
Approximately Equal Or Equal To ⩰ ⩰
Almost Equal To ≈ ≈
Equals Above Tilde Operator ⩳ ⩳
Questioned Equal To ≟ ≟
Not Square Image Of Or Equal To ⋢ ⋢
Equals Colon ≕ ≕
Normal Subgroup Of Or Equal To ⊴ ⊴
Succeeds Above Almost Equal To ⪸ ⪸
Approximately Equal To ≅ ≅
Precedes Above Not Equal To ⪵ ⪵
Contains As Normal Subgroup Or Equal To ⊵ ⊵
Does Not Contain As Normal Subgroup Or Equal ⋭ ⋭
Precedes Above Not Almost Equal To ⪹ ⪹
Equals Above Plus ⩱ ⩱
Modifier Letter Short Equals ꞊ ꞊
Apl Functional Symbol Quad Not Equal ⍯ ⍯
Succeeds Above Equals ⪴ ⪴
Larger Than Or Equal To ⪭ ⪭
Image Of Or Approximately Equal To ≓ ≓
Closed Subset Or Equal To ⫑ ⫑
Square Image Of Or Not Equal To ⋤ ⋤

Something doesn't work?

  • The Num lock should always be enabled. If it is disabled when you are attempting an alt code, it may cause errors or unexpected results in some applications. For example, Alt+4 could be interpreted as Alt +, ← which causes the browser to go back if the Num lock is disabled.
  • If your laptop keyboard doesn't have a separate NumPad, you should hold FN button with Alt button while typing the code.
  • This method does not work for Linux system, but it is possible to use Unicode.

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