# Intersection Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2229
TeX
\cap
SVG

## Usage

The cap symbol is used in math to represent the set intersection operator. Typically, it is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this expression means the intersection of the sets and . The cap symbol is also in probability to represent the occurrence of two events.

In plain language, this expression means the probability of the event and the event occurring.

## Related

The set union symbol, also called the cup symbol, represents the union operator in set theory.