The less than or equal to symbol is used in math to express the relationship between two quantities or as a boolean logical operator. For example, the symbol is used below to express the less-than-or-equal relationship between two variables:
In plain langauge, this means that the variable is less than or equal to the variable .
The less than symbol is used to state that one expression is less than another.
The greater than symbol is used to express that the left-hand expression is greater than the right-hand expression.
The greater than or equal to symbol is used in math to express the relationship between two math expressions.
The symbol for a less than or equal to is ≤. It combines the less than symbol < and the equals symbol = together.