# Angle Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2220
TeX
\angle
SVG

## Usage

In geometry, the ∠ (angle) symbol is used to denote an angle formed by three points. The middle point corresponds to the vertex at which the angle lies. Typically the angle symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language this means the angle is formed by the three points , , and with the vertex at point . For example, this expression could be used to reference the angle illustrated in the figure below.