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Miscellaneous symbols

## Some symbols for math

The following symbols are also used only in math mode
`\aleph` Hebrew aleph
`\hbar` h-bar, Planck's constant
`\imath` variation on "i"; no dot
`\jmath` variation on "j"; no dot
`\ell` script (loop) "l"
`\wp` fancy script lowercase "P"
`\Re` script capital "R" ("Real")
`\Im` script capital "I" ("Imaginary")
`\prime` prime (also obtained by typing `'`)
`\nabla` inverted capital Delta
`\surd` radical (square root) symbol
`\angle` angle symbol
`\forall` "for all" (inverted A)
`\exists` "exists" (left-facing E)
`\backslash` backslash
`\partial` partial derivative symbol
`\infty` infinity symbol
`\triangle` open triangle symbol
`\Box` open square
`\Diamond` open diamond

`\flat` music: flat symbol
`\natural` music: natural symbol
`\sharp` music: sharp symbol

`\clubsuit` playing cards: club suit symbol
`\diamondsuit` playing cards: diamond suit symbol
`\heartsuit` playing cards: heart suit symbol
`\spadesuit` playing cards: space suit symbol

## Some other symbols

The following symbols can be used in any mode.
`\dag` dagger
`\ddag` double dagger
`\S` section symbol
`\P` paragraph symbol
`\copyright` copyright symbol
`\pounds` British pound sterling symbol

## Calligraphic style letters

Twenty-six calligraphic letters are provided (the upper case alphabet). These
can only be used in math mode.
In LaTeX 2.09 they are produced with the `\cal`
declaration

`${\cal A}$`

In LaTeX2e they are obtained with the `\mathcal` command:
`$\mathcal{CAL}$`

See also:
See also Math Formulas,
Math Symbols,
Math Miscellany
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Revised: Sheldon Green, 7 Jul 1995.