Subset Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2282
TeX
\subset
SVG
Symbol Table

Usage

The subset is used in math to describe the relationship between two sets. Typically, the symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this expression means that the set is a subset of the set .

Related

subset or equal

Subset symbol

superset

The superset symbol is used in math to express that one set is a superset of another set.

superset or equal

Superset or equal

Links

Proper Subset

A proper subset is denoted by the subset symbol which looks like a U rotated ninety degrees to the right.