Nabla Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2207
TeX
\nabla
SVG
Symbol Table

Usage

The nabla symbol is used to represent the gradient operator in calculus.

Related

capital delta

The capital greek letter Δ (Delta) is used in mathematics to represent the change in a variable.

Links

Gradient

The gradient operator returns a vector representing the change in a function at a point. The operator is similar to the derivative operator of calculus, the difference being that it operates on functions of higher dimension.