# 2019 WAEC NECO NABTEB GCE MATHS SYMBOLS FOR OUR RUNS

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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