# Thread: how to type "not equal" in latex?

1. ## how to type "not equal" in latex?

as title

2. $$x \neq y$$ gives $\displaystyle x\neq y$

3. Originally Posted by flyingsquirrel
$$x \neq y$$ gives $\displaystyle x\neq y$
hmmm..neq?

I always used $$\ne [tex] to give \displaystyle \ne 4. \displaystyle \ne \: \: \neq Doesn't seem like there's a difference. I always used \neq ... 5. You can also use \displaystyle \not = [tex]\not =$$