[texhax] Help with math symbols

W.J. Metzger wes at hef.kun.nl
Sun Dec 28 19:30:02 CET 2003

On Sun, 28 Dec 2003, Renju Zacharia wrote:
> Dear texusers,
> Is there any command to generate the symbol for standardeviation is
> LaTeX. i. e., <>? When i use the keyboard inputs < and >, the spacing
> between symbols  appears to be a  bit larger compared to  aesthetically
> pleasing smaller spacing. This "increased spacing" appears to be
> prominent  when I use  the symbol in  the text
> Thank you very much,
> Zacharia
It's news to me that this is a symbol for standard deviation.
Try  \langle  and  \rangle
Cheers, Wes
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