### What's the meaning of the **Proper Subset (also called a strict subset)** »

# Proper Subset (also called a strict subset)

#### This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: **Proper Subset (also called a strict subset)**.

A proper subset is subset that has few elements than the set, i.e., the subset can not be the original set.

Example:

{1,3,5} ⊂ {1,2,3,4,5}

- 1,347 Views

**Graphical characteristics:**

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

**Category:** Mathematical Symbols.

**Proper Subset (also called a strict subset)** is part of the Set Theory group.

## More symbols in Set Theory:

Symbols related to Set Theory read more »

## More symbols in Mathematical Symbols:

This is a list of symbols found within all branches of mathematics. read more »

### Citation

#### Use the citation below to add this symbol to your bibliography:

"Proper Subset (also called a strict subset)." *Symbols.com.* STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 28 Jan. 2022. <https://www.symbols.com/symbol/proper-subset-%28also-called-a-strict-subset%29>.