# Subset or Equal Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2286
TeX
\subseteq
SVG

## Usage

The subset or equal symbol 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 means that the set is a subset of or equal to the set .

## Related

The subset symbol is used in math to describe the relationship between two sets.

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

Superset or equal