# Less Than or Equal Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2264
TeX
\leq
SVG

## Usage

The less than or equal to symbol is used in math to express the relationship between two quantities or as a boolean logical operator. Typically, the symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this means that the variable is less than or equal to the variable .

## Related

The less than symbol is used to state that one expression is less than another.

The greater than symbol is used to express that the left-hand expression is greater than the right-hand expression.

The greater than or equal to symbol is used in math to express the relationship between two math expressions.