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Equals Sign

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Equals Sign

Equality

The equals sign, equality sign, or "=" is a mathematical symbol used to indicate equality. It was invented in 1557 by Robert Recorde. The equals sign is placed between the things stated to have the same value, as in an equation. It is assigned to the Unicode and ASCII character 003D in hexadecimal, 0061 in decimal.

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Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Mathematical Symbols.

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