\[Backslash]

  • Unicode: 2216.
  • Alias: \.
  • Infix operator.
  • x y is by default interpreted as Backslash[x,y].
  • Used in mathematics for set difference.
  • Also used to separate arguments of elliptic functions.
  • Sometimes used to indicate x divides y.

See Also

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Tutorials

Introduced in 1996
(3.0)