Learn English – How should one talk about multiple Greek letters in text?

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I'm writing an academic paper in economics, and I'm using several different instantiations (I guess) of the Greek letter mu in several different mathematical equations. If I want to refer to all of them in my descriptive text, how should I do so? Should I write "mus"? Or "mu's"? Or should I insert the character itself, followed by just an "s"? Or followed by an " 's "?

Best Answer

Depending on context, you could perhaps refer to:

the characters (or symbols) µ