Latin Capital Letter I

I
Symbol Format Data
I Code Point
U+0049
TeX
I
SVG
Symbol Table

Usage

The capital Latin letter I is used in math to represent the identity matrix sometimes with subtext to represent the size of the matrix.

For example, the symbol appears in an expression like this:

In plain language this means that the expression is equal to the square identity matrix with a width and height of two. More generically the expression represents the identity matrix with a width and height of .

Related

i

The latin letter i is used in mathematics in the definition of a complex to represent the square root of negative one.