# Tag Info

{brackets} is about different brackets, their usage and functionality in (La)TeX.

is about different brackets, their usage and functionality in (La)TeX. The word “bracket” means different things depending on your dialect of English, including

• (also brackets or round brackets) (),
• (also curly brackets) {}, which are obtained in TeX by typing \{ or \},
• square brackets [], and
• angle brackets ⟨⟩, obtained by typing \langle \rangle.

For larger brackets in math mode, you can use \left and \right to scale with the math inside them, e.g. \left( \frac{x}{2} \right) or \left\{x > \frac{1}{2} \right\}. You can also manually set the size with \big, \bigg, \Big, and \Bigg.