Capital Delta Symbol (Δ)

The capital greek letter (capital delta) is used in math to represent change. Typically, the symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this means the change in the variable .

Symbol Format Data
Δ Unicode
916
TeX
\Delta
SVG

Usage

Slope

The slope of a line is calculated by finding the change in y over the change in x using two points on the line.

Related Symbols

delta

The Greek letter delta (δ).