Partial Symbol [Emoji, Copy and Paste]

Partial Symbol For You To Copy and Paste is (∂)

The use of Greek letters to represent mathematical concepts dates back to ancient Greece, where the Greeks used the letters of their alphabet as symbols in their mathematical notation. Out of numerous letters, one of them is used to denote the partial symbol. It looks like a stylized letter “d” with a vertical line passing through it (∂). 

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How to use these symbols? 

Copy and paste the Partial symbol in just one click. Just click on the Partial symbol copy button next to it and insert it anywhere.

History of the Partial Symbol

The use of the partiality symbol was first seen in the early 19th century. It was introduced along with the concept of “partial derivative” by two mathematicians Augustin-Louis Cauchy and George Boole. The most commonly used partial symbol is the lowercase Greek letter “delta” (δ), which is used to represent a partial derivative concerning a specific variable. 

The symbol initially became a part of mathematics and physics in 1770 and was introduced by Nicolas de Condorcet. The symbol is often mistaken as a lowercase Greek letter “delta” which typically represents an ordinary derivative. However, a vertical stroke through it suggests that the derivative is partial rather than total. 

How to Add the Partial Derivative Symbol in Text?

To add the symbol in different MS Office applications. Here’s what you can do:

Copy and Paste the Symbol

To copy-paste the partial symbol, follow the following steps:

  • Place your cursor where you want to insert the partial symbol.
  • Use your mouse to highlight the symbol (∂) 
  • Right-click on the symbol and select “Copy”
  • Place the cursor where you wish to have the symbol then select “Paste” after right-clicking. 

Use Alt Code

The alt code for the partial derivative symbol is 8706. Here’s how you can enter it using the Alt code method with a numeric keypad:

  • Turn on your Num Lock
  • Hold down the Alt key on your keyboard.
  • Using the numeric keypad, enter the code 8706.
  • Let go of the Alt key

Use Unicode

The Unicode character for the partial derivative symbol is U+2202. To enter this symbol in your texts, you can either use the above code or the LaTeX code “\partial”.