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When is it appropriate to use [itex]\equiv[/itex] as opposed to =?

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When is it appropriate to use [itex]\equiv[/itex] as opposed to =?

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y = ax + b [this is an "assignment" which is typical for "="]

a + b == b + a [this is not an assignment but a statement of equivalence]

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Use ##\equiv## for equations that areWhen is it appropriate to use [itex]\equiv[/itex] as opposed to =?

Use = for equations that are

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Oh ok. Thanks Mark & phinds! That really cleared it up!

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