How to use prime(aʹ) symbol in LaTeX?

Type of symbolMathematics
Package (requirement)No
Latex command\prime
Examplea^\prime → aʹ

There are two ways to print the prime symbol in a latex document. First, you can press the ' key on the keyboard, and second, you can use the default \prime command of latex. There is no difference between the two in the output.

  % Useing keyboard key
   \[ f'(x) = x^2 \]
   \[ g'(x) = x^3 \]
  % Using \prime command
   \[ f^\prime(x) = x^2 \]
   \[ a + b^\prime \]

Output :

Using prime symbol in latex.

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