If I calculated correctly, I can save up to nearly 55%.

Put another way, my discount is less than or equal to almost 55%.

We need a new symbol for this, don’t we? A wavy less-than sign, perhaps?-The equivalent of ≈?

The mathematics I encounter in classrooms

If I calculated correctly, I can save up to nearly 55%.

Put another way, my discount is less than or equal to almost 55%.

We need a new symbol for this, don’t we? A wavy less-than sign, perhaps?-The equivalent of ≈?

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Do a Google Image Search for the word lesssim (three S’s).

Thanks R.

For the record

“Less than or equivalent to”? Huh. Well, there’s also the less popular symbol “lessapprox”.