## How do I type special symbols in LaTeX?

LaTeX Spacial Characters If you simply want the character to be printed just as any other letter, include a \ in front of the character. For example, \$ will produce $ in your output. The exception to the rule is the \ itself because \\ has its own special meaning. A \ is produced by typing $\backslash$ in your file.

**Can you write symbols in LaTeX?**

The LaTeX language has a wide variety of special symbols for which markup commands have already been defined. These range from accents and greek letters to exotic mathematical operators. Some of these symbols are primarily for use in text; most of them are mathematical symbols and can only be used in LaTeX’s math mode.

**How do you type a congruent symbol in LaTeX?**

The LaTex language is excellent for displaying math, so there is a simple way to type the congruent symbol in LaTex and KaTex. Type \cong into the LaTex or KaTex field to render the congruent sign. You can also create the sign for not congruent using \ncong in LaTex or KaTex.

### What does \\ mean in LaTeX?

The \\ is context-dependent macro in LaTeX. It means that it is internally redefined in various situations and various LaTeX environments. By default it is \hfil\break and this can be used inside the paragraphs in order to “destroy” the normal paragraph formatting.

**How do I type Greek symbols in LaTeX?**

The usual way to print Greek letters in LATEX uses the math mode. E.g. $\beta$ produces β. With the default math fonts, the Greek letters produced this way are italic. Generally, this is ok, since they represent variables and variables are typeset italic with the default math font settings.

**Are there any mathematical symbols in LaTeX base?**

LATEX Mathematical Symbols The more unusual symbols are not deﬁned in base LATEX (NFSS) and require usepackage{amssymb} 1 Greek and Hebrew letters β beta λ lambda ρ rho ε varepsilon Γ Gamma Υ Upsilon χ chi µ mu σ sigma κ varkappa Λ Lambda Ξ Xi δ delta ν nu τ tau ϕ varphi Ω Omega

## How to write mod in congruence in latex?

Both the latex kernel and amsmath provide the command \\pmod. In the latex kernel \\pmod provides a fixed amount of space before (mod …). The amsmath version is slightly more sophisticated, using a smaller amount of space when not in a display. So one way is to define a new command that temporarily switches off the display mode:

**What are the symbols of latex in Greek?**

LATEX Mathematical Symbols The more unusual symbols are not deﬁned in base LATEX (NFSS) and require\sepackage{amssymb} 1 Greek and Hebrew letters α \\alpha β \\beta χ \\chi δ \\delta \\epsilon η \\eta γ \\gamma ι \\iota

**How to do a Stack Exchange in latex?**

However, you could wing your own, depending on the sophistication you’re after: I think $a \\equiv r \\; (\\bmod\\; n)$ does what you want (as mentioned by jfbu in the comment). Both the latex kernel and amsmath provide the command \\pmod. In the latex kernel \\pmod provides a fixed amount of space before (mod …).