# Exhaustive List of Mathematical Symbols and Their Meaning

Finding it difficult to recollect the exact meaning of a notation while solving mathematical equations? Don't worry, ScienceStruck is here to help you out. Here's a list of mathematical symbols and their meaning, for your reference.

ScienceStruck Staff

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2018

Did You Know?

The first mathematical symbols to be used were ciphers. They were introduced even before the written language was introduced.

We have put forth a consolidated list of all the symbols used in various branches of mathematics. So, the next time you try to solve any math problem, you will at least know what the notations stand for!

Basic Symbols

Brackets

**[ ]**

It indicates calculation of the equation inside it should be carried out first.

Geometric Symbols

Algebra Symbols

Linear Algebra Symbols

Probability & Statistics Symbols

Probability density function

**f(x)**

Integral of function of a continuous random variable gives the probability that the value of the variable lies in the given interval.

Combinatorics

Set Theory

Logic Symbols

Calculus Symbols

Greek Symbols