HTML | Meaning | |
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∴ |
`∴` `∴` `U+2234` |
Therefore SymbolThe Therefore Symbol, denoted as ∴, is used to indicate a logical consequence or result from a given statement. |

∵ |
`∵` `U+2235` |
Because SymbolThe Because Symbol, denoted as ∵, is used in formal writing and mathematics to indicate a reason or cause. |

∼ |
`∼` `∼` `U+223C` |
Tilde or Approximately Equal SymbolRepresents an approximation or similarity between two values. |

→ |
`→` `→` `U+2192` |
Rightward ArrowIn logic and mathematics, it often denotes implication. |

↔ |
`↔` `↔` `U+2194` |
Bidirectional ArrowRepresents a mutual relationship or equivalence between two statements. |

### What are the Because–Therefore Symbols?

The Because Symbol (∵) is used to signify a reason, while the Therefore Symbol (∴) implies a result or conclusion derived from a preceding statement.

### Example of Using Because–Therefore Symbols

In a logical statement, one might say: "It is raining outside ∵ the ground is wet." and "The ground is wet ∴ it is raining outside."

### Distinction Between Because and Therefore

The Because Symbol is used to state a reason, whereas the Therefore Symbol is used to indicate a consequence or result. In logical arguments, 'because' provides the premise, while 'therefore' presents the conclusion.

### Applications of Because–Therefore Symbols

The Because–Therefore Symbols (∵ and ∴) have various applications:

**Mathematics:**Used in proofs and logical arguments to denote reasons and conclusions.**Formal Writing:**Employed to concisely express causality and results.**Philosophy:**Appears in philosophical arguments and deductions.

### How to Type the Because–Therefore Symbols Using Keyboard Shortcuts, Alt Codes, and LaTeX

**Windows:**For "∵", hold down the`Alt`key and type`8757`

on the numeric keypad. For "∴", use`8756`

.**Mac:**These symbols may not have direct shortcuts. Use Character Viewer or insert from a symbols palette.**Linux:**Press`Ctrl`+`Shift`+`u`, then type`2235`

for "∴" and press`Enter`. For "∵", use`2234`

.**HTML:**For "∵", use`∵`

and for "∴", use`∴`

.**LaTeX:**To type the Therefore Symbol, use`\therefore`

and for the Because Symbol, use`\because`

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