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Except the whole operator is more compact. It is used between two fractions like.... x / y mystery operator x /y . I don't know how to write it on my computer.

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text   ~   text
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text       text
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  • $\begingroup$ It will probably help if you explain what the operator you seek means. $\endgroup$
    – dfeuer
    Jun 21 '13 at 2:06
  • $\begingroup$ Where did you encounter this? It sounds like a congruence symbol... $\endgroup$
    – apnorton
    Jun 21 '13 at 2:08
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$\cong$, perhaps? Your question is very hard to understand. $\propto$ is a different symbol that relates to proportionality….

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  • $\begingroup$ Sorry when I meant compact i meant it was not two separate symbols. The symbol is the first character in your answer. What does that mean? $\endgroup$
    – Jessica M.
    Jun 21 '13 at 3:50
  • $\begingroup$ It tends to mean that two things are isomorphic in some sense. For example, in geometry it means they are congruent. What it means in the context of $\frac{\text{text}}{\text{text}} \cong \frac {\text{text}}{\text{text}}$, I haven't the foggiest. $\endgroup$
    – dfeuer
    Jun 21 '13 at 4:10
  • $\begingroup$ sorry if the question was poorly written. The problem I was working on was a java program that was using a RandomGenerator to simulate throwing a dart on a dartboard with a square background frame. What i meant by text/ text (mystery symbol) text / text was my book printed darts falling inside circle / darts falling inside square =~ area of circle / area of square. $\endgroup$
    – Jessica M.
    Jun 21 '13 at 20:03

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