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 :**