While writing an equation or comparing numbers in Excel, we need to insert different types of **symbols**. Among all the symbols, less than or equal to a symbol is one of them. In this article, I will show you 5 quick methods to insert the ‘less than or equal to’ symbol in Excel.

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## 5 Ways to Insert ‘Less Than or Equal to’ Symbol in Excel

In the following picture, **Sara **got **A+** in her **Biology **subject. But her mark is unknown. But it is certain that her mark is more than equal to **80**. I will represent this information with the **‘less than or equal to’** symbol on the right side of her mark **80**.

### 1. Symbol Command to Insert ‘Less Than or Equal to’

Excel has a huge collection of symbols under the **Symbol **command. I will use this command to insert the ‘less than or equal to’ sign.

❶ At first, select cell **C7 **and then go to **Insert **➤ **Symbol**.

❷ Then click on **Symbol**.

❸ Select **Mathematical Operators **in the **Subset **box.

❹ Now click on the ‘less than or equal to’ sign.

❺ Then click **Insert**.

The sign will be attached to the selected cell.

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### 2. Insert ‘Less Than or Equal to’ Symbol Using Keyboard Shortcut

There’s a numerical code against each of the symbols in Excel. The numerical code for the ‘less than or equal to’ sign is **243**.

To insert the symbol using the keyboard shortcut,

❶ Select a cell first.

❷ Then press and hold the **ALT **key.

❸ After that, type **243 **using your keyboard.

❹ Now release the **ALT **key.

You will see that the symbol has already been inserted into your selected cell.

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### 3. Using Equation to Insert ‘Less Than or Equal to’ Symbol

Here, I will show to how to insert the ‘less than or equal to’ symbol in Excel using the **Equation **command.

❶ First of all, select cell **C7**.

❷ Then go to **Insert **➤ **Symbol **➤ **Equation**.

❸ Under the **Equation **tab find the ‘less than or equal to’ symbol.

❹ Double click on it.

The symbol will be inserted in a separate moveable share.

❺ Drag the symbol into cell **C7 **after the number **80**.

So, this is how we can separately insert the symbol into a cell in Excel.

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### 4. Applying Ink Equation to Insert ‘Less Than or Equal to’ Symbol

**The Ink Equation** allows us to draw a symbol in Excel. Then it automatically recognizes the symbol that we drag. After that, it suggests us the original symbol.

Here’s how to use the **Ink Equation**.

❶ Go to **Insert **➤ **Symbol **➤ **Equation**.

❷ With the **Equation **tab selected, go to **Tool **group ➤ **Ink Equation**.

**Math Input Control **dialog box appears.

❸ Drag the ‘less than or equal to’ sing in the dialog box.

Excel will suggest you the original symbol.

❹ Just hit Insert to insert the symbol into your Excel sheet.

After inserting the symbol, you will find it in a moveable rectangular shape.

❺ Drag the symbol right after **80 **in cell **C7**.

Now you will get the symbol in your Excel sheet like this.

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### 5. Insert ‘Less Than or Equal to’ Symbol Using Character Map

Finally, you can use the **Character Map** feature to insert the ‘less than or equal to’ symbol in Excel.

❶ First of all, go to the **Window Search Box**.

❷ Then type **Chapter Map**.

The **Character Map **will appear.

❸ Click on **Open**.

The **Character Map **dialog box appears.

❹ Select **Advanced View**.

❺ Type **‘Less than or Equal to’** in the **Search for **box.

The symbol will appear in the dialog box.

❻ Then click **Select**.

❼ After that click on **Copy **to copy the symbol in the clipboard.

❽ Come back to cell **C7 **and put the cursor right after the number **80**.

❾ Now press **CTRL + V** to paste the symbol into the cell.

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## Conclusion

To sum up, we have discussed **5 **ways to insert less than or equal to sign in Excel. And don’t hesitate to ask any questions in the comment section below. We will try to respond to all the relevant queries asap. And please visit our website **Exceldemy** to explore more.

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