# Capital Delta Symbol

The capital greek letter (Delta) is used in mathematics 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 | Formula

The slope formula gives the slope of a line. Slope is defined as the change in y over the change in x. Another way of thinking about slope is the rise over run.

### Related Symbols

Delta | Symbol

The Greek letter delta (δ).