# 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.