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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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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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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 \~ doesn't ...
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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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How do I reproduce a calligraphic Z (that looks like an L) from a text by Abramowitz and Stegun? [duplicate]

I am trying to produce a type of "Calligraphic L" using LaTeX. Please see the image below. The wobbles are down to me, possibly too much sugar over the Christmas holiday period. This type of "L" is ...
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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 mathmode. ...
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How can I get a big cross to denote a generalized cartesian product? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get a big cross which I can subscript in order to denote a generalized cartesian product (much like how \bigcup works for generalized unions). How can I accomplish this?
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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 ($f_2$)=[$x_1$,$+∞$)...
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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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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 do I create “double-struck” square brackets in math mode? [duplicate]

I am writing some proofs using LaTeX, and following the standard procedure in the ConTeXt, I need to write something as follows: However, I have no idea how to create the "double bracket", like the ...
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How do i write ħ in LaTeX, for the reduced Planck constant? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How do I write the symbol h cross in LaTeX. $h cross = \frac{h}{2\pi}$ where $h$ is the plancks constant. I want the h with a line across the vertical ...
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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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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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Delta-equal to symbol [duplicate]

How do you write the equal-to symbol with delta on top ("delta-equal to")? One similar to http://www.decodeunicode.org/de/u+225c. Are special packages required for that? It is supposed to be used for ...

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