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How to write checkmark in latex [duplicate]

I want to put some checkmarks inside table cells. I have put a cross sign using $\times$ but I really don't know how to write a checkmark in latex. I used \usepackage{bbding} package and \checkmark ...
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Command for Big Omega [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? How can I the code for "big omega", NOT \omega which is little omega. I want the symbol that's used in big-O notation.
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How to make a backwards “\in” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? Hopefully this question has a one word answer! I want to be able to write a backwards epsilon of the sort used for set membership in ...
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How do I use '&' literally in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? Escape character in LaTeX In the itemize environment, how do I use the ampersand symbol & without LaTeX trying to use it as a command?
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What is the name of this symbol and what is the command to display it in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Below is an image that I took of a symbol in "Logic for Philosophy" by Theodore Sider. The symbol is used to represent a function whose domain is Sentence letters of propositional logic and whose ...
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What is the not subset symbol [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? I am looking for the "not subset" symbol I see in my maths textbook. Wheres that? In Lyx, I dont see it ... Same here under relations
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Special character “dot over dash” [duplicate]

I need the symbol "dot over dash" or "dot over minus", but I am unable to find it in a list of LaTeX symbols. When composing it via \dot{-}, the dot is so hight, that it looks weired. It should look ...
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Left version of \mapsto [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? I there a version of \mapsto going from right to left (i.e a "\leftmapsto"? Is there an easy way of creating such a symbol?
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How can I write tilde ~ in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How does one insert a backslash or a tilde into LaTeX? ~ makes symbols after them 'phantoms'. I want just to write '~' in math mode and \~ ...
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How do I type the infinity symbol in MacTex? [duplicate]

\item Obtain the one-to-one function $f_1$ and $f_2$ by cutting the graph of $f$ at a certain point ($x_1$, $y_1$) so that domain of ($f_1$)=($-∞$ , $x_1$] and domain ...
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latex symbol for “if and only if” [duplicate]

In LaTeX the symbol for material implication is produced by $\to$, but for biconditional ?
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LaTeX: Numero sign ('№') [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? Is there a numero sign ('№') available to LaTeX? Currently using N\textsuperscript{\underline{o}}} which is typographically a little ...
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Which package includes \Rho? (Big rho) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? Why can I only use some capital greek letters inside my equations? I want to use the big rho (\Rho) in my document but can not find a package ...
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How to specify variant tau? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How can I get the "hooked" form of lowercase tau (see below) to show in posts in SE (Math, Theoretical CS, etc.)? P.S. I tried the "obvious" ...
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Capital cursive E in math mode? [duplicate]

How do I get a capital Cursive "E" in math mode? See picture encl.

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