Unicode Character "∕" (U+2215)

The character (Division Slash) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2215. It is encoded in the Mathematical Operators block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ∕. Its mirrored character is (U+29F5).

Main Unicode Properties

Name Division Slash
Unicode Codepoint U+2215
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Mathematical Operators
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? Yes
Mirrored character (U+29F5)

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2215 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ∕
HTML (hex) ∕
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%88%95
CSS \002215
JavaScript, JSON \u2215
C, C++, Java \u2215
Python \u2215
Rust \u{2215}
Ruby \u2215

How to type "∕"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 1 5. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 1 5. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x88 0x95
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2215
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002215

Characters based on "∕" (U+2215)