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Math Miscellany

The math symbols < > and | are used only in math mode. Note that left and right angle brackets (which are somewhat taller than < and >) can be obtained with \langle and \rangle commands.

The single right quotation mark, ', produces a prime in math mode. You can also use \prime.

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See also Math Formulas, Math Symbols, Math Fonts and Styles
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Revised 5 Jul 1995.