=== by Bob Sutherland ===
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Do you know the names of the keys on your computer keyboard? This web page lists many of the math, business and other symbols found on computer keyboard keys.
` Grave accent; Backquote.
@ Retail AT sign.
# Number sign; Hash; Pound key on a telephone. English North Americans have traditionally called this symbol a number sign and use it in front of numbers. Europeans use the abbreviation No. in front of numbers. Europeans call this symbol a hash. The popularity of Twitter, a social media network, has spread the terms hash and hash tag to North America as part of the program's terminology.
$ Dollar sign.
% Percent sign.
^ Caret; Circumflex accent.
* Asterisk; Star key on a telephone; Multiplication sign on a computer.
- Hyphen; Dash; Minus sign (subtraction).
+ Plus sign (addition).
= Equals sign.
| Pipe; Vertical bar; Vertical line; Broken pipe; Broken bar.
< Less than sign.
> Greater than sign.
/ Diagonal; Slash; Forward slash; Division sign on a computer; Solidus.
\ Backslash; Reverse solidus.
I have read that English keyboards used in Europe have keys with these symbols marked on them. In North America I have to use modifier keys to create these symbols.
£ British Pound currency symbol.
€ European Euro currency symbol.
± Plus minus sign.
¬ Not sign. A symbol used in Europe but not North America.
§ Section sign.