Greek Small Letter Alpha

α
Symbol Format Data
α Code Point
U+03B1
TeX
\alpha
SVG
Symbol Table

Usage

The Greek letter (alpha) is used in math as a variable.

Related

capital alpha

The capital Greek letter (Α) is visually very similar to the Latin Capital Letter A. Refer to the Latin Capital Letter A for how the symbol appears in math.

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Variable

A variable is a core concept in algebra where a symbol, usualy a lower case latin letter, is used as a placeholder in a math expression.