Angle Symbol (∠)

In geometry, the angle symbol is used to denote an angle formed by three points. The middle point corresponds to the vertex at which the angle lies. Typically the angle symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language this means the angle is formed by the three points A, B, and C with the vertex at point B. Below are various text and image formats for the angle symbol.

Symbol Format Data
Unicode
8736
TeX
\angle
SVG

Usage

Angle

An angle is defined as the amount of rotation between two rays. The point where the rays start is called the vertex.

Angle

The notation for a symbol is a small symbol written in text, sometimes followed by three letters that correspond to a figure.