# Prime(aʹ) symbol in LaTeX

Symbol/Unicode Prime/U+02B9
Type of symbol Mathematics
Package (requirement) No
Argument No
Latex command \prime
Example a^\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.

\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}
% Useing keyboard key
$$f'(x) = x^2$$
$$g'(x) = x^3$$
% Using \prime command
$$f^\prime(x) = x^2$$
$$a + b^\prime$$
\end{document}

Output :