(also equal sign)
The symbol =.
- This contains the plus, minus and equals signs, but not those for multiplication or division.
- And, for those of you who keep a record: he's drawn massive equals signs on the back of his hands.
- The equals sign in an equation is like a scale: both sides, left and right, must be the same in order for the scale to stay in balance and the equation to be true.
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Syllabification: e·quals sign
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