HTML | Meaning | |
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≤ |
`≤` `≤` `U+2264` |
Less Than or Equal SymbolThe Less Than or Equal Symbol, denoted as ≤, is used in mathematics, computer science, and engineering to indicate that one value is less than or equal to another. |

≥ |
`≥` `≥` `U+2265` |
Greater Than or Equal To SymbolIndicates that one value is greater than or equal to another. |

< |
`<` `<` `U+3C` |
Less Than SymbolIndicates that one value is less than another. |

= |
`=` `U+3D` |
Equal SymbolRepresents equality between two sets or mathematical expressions. |

> |
`>` `>` `U+3E` |
Greater Than SymbolIndicates that one value is greater than another. |

≠ |
`≠` `≠` `U+2260` |
Not Equal SymbolUsed to indicate that two values or expressions are not equal. |

### What is the Less Than or Equal Symbol?

The Less Than or Equal Symbol, represented by ≤, signifies that one value is either less than or equivalent to another value. For example, in the inequality 5 ≤ 8, the symbol ≤ indicates that 5 is less than or equal to 8.

### Symbol Variants in Google Sheets, Excel, and Programming

In spreadsheet software and programming languages, the "less than or equal" operator may be represented differently:

**Google Sheets and Excel:**Both commonly use the "less than or equal" operator as`<=`

.**Python, Java, C/C++, and JavaScript:**These languages also represent the "less than or equal" operator as`<=`

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### How to Type the Less Than or Equal Symbol Using Keyboard Shortcuts, Alt Codes, and LaTeX

**Windows:**Hold down the`Alt`key and type`8804`

on the numeric keypad, then release the`Alt`key.**Mac:**Press`Option`+`,`.**Linux:**Press`Ctrl`+`Shift`+`u`, then type`2264`

and press`Enter`.**HTML:**Use the named entity`≤`

or the numeric entity`≤`

.**LaTeX:**To type the Less Than or Equal Symbol in LaTeX, use the command`\leq`

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