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## latex math mode symbols - How to use maths symbols in text mode? - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange LaTeX Math Symbols Prepared by L. Kocbach, on the basis of this document (origin: David Carlisle, Manchester University) File A.tex contains all necessary code This file is prepared by running latex A.tex and cutting the pictures out of the resulting preview. Relevant parts of the latex code are reproduced under each of the pictures. Hyperbolic functions The abbreviations arcsinh, arccosh, etc., are commonly used for inverse hyperbolic trigonometric functions (area hyperbolic functions), even though they are misnomers, since the prefix arc is the abbreviation for arcus, while the prefix ar stands for area. LATEX Mathematical Symbols The more unusual symbols are not deﬁned in base LATEX (NFSS) and require \usepackage{amssymb} 1 Greek and Hebrew letters α \alpha κ \kappa ψ \psi z \digamma ∆ \Delta Θ \Theta β \beta λ \lambda ρ \rho ε \varepsilon Γ \Gamma Υ \Upsilon 9 Math mode accents. The mathematics mode in LaTeX is very flexible and powerful, there is much more that can be done with it: Subscripts and superscripts; Brackets and Parentheses; Fractions and Binomials; Aligning Equations; Operators; Spacing in math mode; Integrals, sums and limits; Display style in math mode; List of Greek letters and math symbols. Superscripts, subscripts and fractions are formatted differently. Open an example in Overleaf [] Setting mathematical styleThe maths styles can be set explicitly. For instance, if you want an in-line mathematical element to display as a equation-like element put \displaystyle before that element. There are some more maths style-related commands that change the size of the text. By default LaTeX is in text mode. In LaTeX all mathematics needs to be inside some maths mode contruction and many symbols, including \circ, are defined to only work in maths mode. As the other anwsers show the standard way to cope with this is to place \circ between dollar signs: $\circ$. Note that math mode ignores whitespace, in fact, this whole code could have been put on one line and still would have compiled correctly. Another thing to notice is the effect of the \displaystyle command. This command forces LaTeX to give an equation the full height it needs to display as if it were on its own line. 1 Introduction Welcome to the Comprehensive LATEX Symbol List!This document strives to be your primary source of LATEX symbol information: font samples, LATEX commands, packages, usage details, caveats—everything needed to put thousands of diﬀerent symbols at your disposal. 