# Cursive, lowercase ell

What is the easiest way to make a cursive, lowercase ell in LaTeX math mode?

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Impressive: three answers, all the same, all within three minutes! – Joseph Wright Aug 17 '10 at 19:22
For general information how to find a specific symbol see tex.stackexchange.com/questions/14/how-to-look-up-a-math-symbol/… – Caramdir Aug 17 '10 at 19:22

Simply use $\ell$
Well $$\ell$$
and +1 for using $$...$$ – Stefan Kottwitz Aug 18 '10 at 0:11
@Stefan: What's the advantage of using $$...$$? – doncherry Apr 27 '11 at 19:41
@doncherry: Have a look at Inline math: $…$ vs. (…). – Stefan Kottwitz Apr 27 '11 at 20:22