# Left Curly Brace Symbol

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Symbol Format Data
{ Code Point
U+007B
TeX
\lbrace
SVG

## Usage

In math, the left curly brace is used with the right curly brace symbol to represent a set object. Typically the symbol is used in an expression like this.

In plain language this means the set containing the elements , and .

## Related

Right curly brace.

The left square bracket symbol is used in math to delineate the start of a matrix.

The right square bracket symbol is used in math to delineate the end of a matrix.

The left parenthesis symbol is used to mark the start of an expression, or in the case of a function, a list of expressions.

The right parenthesis is used to mark the end of a group.