strange symbol

Gray, Gary L euler at
Wed Jun 3 19:42:37 CEST 2020

It is in the AMS symbol package as \gtrless.

On Jun 3, 2020, at 1:26 PM, Fernando Gouvea <fqgouvea at<mailto:fqgouvea at>> wrote:

I am looking at a mathematics paper from 1894 and found that the author uses stacked > and < to denote inequality and incongruence:


Any change someone has created that symbol for LaTeX?


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