 # Arithmetic - Definition And Usage Of Equality And Inequality Operators

## What Math Signs Stand For Equality And Inequality? In arithmetic, the Equality and Inequality operators tell us the relationship between two sides of an equation. The various signs are outlined below. It is also recommended the reader read the following pages for a more complete understanding of the subject: Equation Math Symbols, Math Symbols Precedence PEMDAS.

## Equality

• Equal Sign    (=) This math symbol is used to show equality. The equals sign is placed between two sides of an equation that have the same value.

## Inequality

• Not Equal Sign    () This math symbol is placed between two sides of an equation that do not have the same value.
• Greater Than Sign    (>) This operator is used to show that one side of a equation is greater in value than the other side of the equation.
• Greater Than Or Equal To Sign    () This operator is used to show that one side of an equation is either greater than or equal to the other side of the equation.
• Less Than Sign    (<) This operator is used to show one side of an equation is less than the other side of the equation.
• Less Than Or Equal To Sign    () This operator is used to show that one side of a equation is less than or equal to the other side of the equation.