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9.4.2 Greek Letters

Greek letters that differ from the corresponding Roman letters are obtained by placing a backslash in front of the name.9.1 Lower case and upper case Greek letters are shown in Table 9.3 and Table 9.4, respectively. There are also some variants of certain symbols, such as \vartheta as opposed to \theta.


Table 9.3: Lower Case Greek Letters
\alpha $ \alpha$ \beta $ \beta$ \gamma $ \gamma$
\delta $ \delta$ \epsilon $ \epsilon$ \varepsilon $ \varepsilon$
\zeta $ \zeta$ \eta $ \eta$ \theta $ \theta$
\vartheta $ \vartheta$ \iota $ \iota$ \kappa $ \kappa$
\lambda $ \lambda$ \mu $ \mu$ \nu $ \nu$
\xi $ \xi$ \pi $ \pi$ \varpi $ \varpi$
\rho $ \rho$ \varrho $ \varrho$ \sigma $ \sigma$
\varsigma $ \varsigma$ \tau $ \tau$ \upsilon $ \upsilon$
\phi $ \phi$ \varphi $ \varphi$ \chi $ \chi$
\psi $ \psi$ \omega $ \omega$    


Table 9.4: Upper Case Greek Letters
\Gamma $ \Gamma$ \Delta $ \Delta$ \Theta $ \Theta$
\Lambda $ \Lambda$ \Xi $ \Xi$ \Pi $ \Pi$
\Sigma $ \Sigma$ \Upsilon $ \Upsilon$ \Phi $ \Phi$
\Psi $ \Psi$ \Omega $ \Omega$    

Example:

The following code

\[ x' = x + \Delta x \]

produces:

x prime equals x plus capital Delta x



Footnotes

... name.9.1
So, for example, there is no omicron since it looks the same as a Roman o.

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