Subset or Equal Symbol

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

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

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

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

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Superset or equal

Links

Subset

The subset operator is denoted using a U shapes symbol rotated ninety degrees to the righ with a horizontal line underneath.