Cursive, lowercase ell

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

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