# 2 >= square root 2

1. Sep 12, 2015

### brycenrg

Why is this true? It is bigger but it is not equal to

2. Sep 12, 2015

### axmls

The symbol is read "Greater than or equal to."

3. Sep 13, 2015

### brycenrg

Thank you :)

4. Sep 13, 2015

### MrAnchovy

Note that except when writing computer code or in a plain text environment you should always use the ≥ symbol (LaTeX \ge $\ge$), or when writing by hand alternatively $\geqslant$.