Unicode Character "≆" (U+2246)

The character (Approximately But Not Actually Equal To) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2246. 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 ≆.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Approximately But Not Actually Equal To
Unicode Codepoint U+2246
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Mathematical Operators
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? Yes

Other Unicode Data

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

U+2246 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ≆
HTML (hex) ≆
HTML (named) ≆
URL Escape Code %E2%89%86
CSS \002246
JavaScript, JSON \u2246
C, C++, Java \u2246
Python \u2246
Rust \u{2246}
Ruby \u2246

How to type "≆"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 4 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 4 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x89 0x86
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2246
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002246