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Commonly Used Symbols 

Mathematical Composition

Stephen J. Lurie

Some commonly used symbols are as follows: The following symbols are usually reserved for specific values For a list of additional symbols that are used in statistics, see , Study Design and Statistics, Statistical Symbols and Abbreviations. The following are examples of these commonly used mathematical expressions: Online journals should ensure that any symbols rendered in HTML are compatible across most commonly used browser platforms. An image should be used if incompatibility is possible. The World Wide Web consortium ( provides updated information about browser compatibility issues.

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