Unicode Look-Alike Math Symbols

By Xah Lee. Date: .

Look-Alike Math Characters

Lots symbols look similar but mean different things.

When picking a symbol, best to trust the symbol's unicode name for its meaning, not appearance. Because rarely used symbol may look very different on another computer.

Here is examples of possible confusion:

Here is more visually simliar character. In different fonts they may look different or identical:

Another example:

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