A LaTeX "symbol" is a character or a backslash followed by a symbol name, that is rendered by LaTeX. Some symbols have required parameters that contain text that is rendered "inside" the given symbol, such as \sqrt in the following example.


The following,


are symbols, which are rendered as

$ \begin{split} & x \\ & \sin \\ & \sqrt{3} \end{split} $

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