can be read ``for all *a* and *b* in the set of real numbers,
*a* less than *b* implies *a* cubed is less than *b* cubed''
(or ``for all real numbers *a* and *b*, if *a* is less than
*b*, then *a* cubed is less than *b* cubed'').

Written: | Spoken: | |
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= | for all (or ``for every'') | |

= | there exists | |

= | such that | |

= | is orthogonal to (perpendicular to) | |

= | intersection | |

= | union | |

= | is contained in | |

= | is an element of | |

= | is not an element of | |

= | implies | |

= | if and only if (or ``is equivalent to'') | |

= | if and only if (same as above) | |

= | less than | |

= | greater than | |

= | less than or equal to | |

= | greater than or equal to | |

= | the set of real numbers | |

= | the set of natural numbers | |

= | the set of integers | |

= | the set of rational numbers | |

= | the set of complex numbers |