# How do I print '~' in LaTeX? [duplicate]

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How do I draw a tilde in math mode?

I need to print $X_i~N(\mu,\sigma)$ but ~ and \~ don't work in math mode in LaTeX.

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## marked as duplicate by Scott H., Claudio Fiandrino, Werner, barbara beeton, Stefan Kottwitz♦Jan 16 '13 at 18:46

$X_i\sim N(\mu,\sigma)$