Subset Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2282
TeX
\subset
subset SVG
Symbol Table

Usage

The subset 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 expression means that the set is a subset of the set .

Related

subset or equal

Subset symbol

superset

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

superset or equal

Superset or equal

Links

Proper Subset

A proper subset is denoted by the subset symbol which looks like a U rotated ninety degrees to the right.