# Member of Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2208
TeX
\in
SVG

## Usage

The (member of) symbol indicates that an expression on the left hand side of the symbol belongs to or is in the set on the right hand side of the symbol. Typically the symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this means that the variable is a member of the set of real numbers denoted by the symbol .

## Related

The not in symbol.