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Lesson 1.4: Signs of Comparison: The Equal Sign

Symbols

= equals
⠐⠶

Explanation

The equals sign is a sign of comparison. It is formed with a prefix and a root. The equals sign uses a dot five prefix in the first cell and dots two three five six in the second cell.

A blank space is left before and after the equals sign and all other signs of comparison. A space terminates numeric mode. The numeric indicator is required before the numeral that follows the equals sign.

Example 1

5+2=7
⠼⠑⠐⠖⠼⠃⠀⠐⠶⠀⠼⠛

Example 2

3+5=8
⠼⠉⠐⠖⠼⠑⠀⠐⠶⠀⠼⠓

Example 3

7+4-2=9
⠼⠛⠐⠖⠼⠙⠐⠤⠼⠃⠀⠐⠶⠀⠼⠊

The sign of comparison is used whenever the symbol appears in print. Print spacing should be followed.

Example 4

60 seconds = 1 minute
⠼⠋⠚⠀⠎⠑⠉⠕⠝⠙⠎⠀⠐⠶⠀⠼⠁⠀⠍⠔⠥⠞⠑

Example 5

5 nickels = 1 quarter
⠼⠑⠀⠝⠊⠉⠅⠑⠇⠎⠀⠐⠶⠀⠼⠁⠀⠟⠥⠜⠞⠻

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