What is the symbol
≙ most commonly used for in a mathematical or math-related context?
- LaTeX produces the symbol with
- The symbol has Unicode codepoint
- The respective Unicode code chart shows it with the name
ESTIMATESand the annotation
= corresponds to. Note that the names and annotations there are often not helpful, incomplete, or even misleading.
- Entering it into the English Wikipedia currently redirects to the article Correspondence (mathematics).
Where and how is
≙ used in math or related fields? (By "related" I am thinking of statistics and physics.)
I believe to remember that I have seen it in some sort of "correspondence" meaning in a college-level science class.