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## How do I type an Equation symbol in Word?

Writing a symbol equation

- The formulae of the reactants always go first in a symbol equation. The reactants are separated using a + symbol.
- After the reactants, there is an arrow → to show that the chemical reaction has taken place.
- The products are written after the arrow and are also separated by + symbols.

**How do you write math equations in Word 2019?**

Insert an equation with Equation Editor

- On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Object.
- In the Object dialog box, click the Create New tab.
- In the Object type box, click Microsoft Equation 3.0.
- In the Object dialog box, click OK.
- Use the symbols, templates, or frameworks on the Equation toolbar to edit the equation.

**What symbol should be used to make the equation?**

Symbols in Chemical Equations

Symbol | Meaning |
---|---|

+ | used to separate one reactant or product from another |

used to separate the reactants from the products – it is pronounced “yields” or “produces” when the equation is read |

### How do I insert a sum symbol in word?

You can press the Alt key in combination with numbers on the numeric keypad to insert the Sigma symbol:

- Press Alt + 229 to enter lower case Sigma (σ)
- Press Alt + 228 to enter upper case or capital letter Sigma (Σ)

**How do I insert equation numbers in Word?**

On the References tab, click “Insert Caption” from the Captions section of the ribbon. In the Caption pop-up window, select “Equation” next to Label. This sets both the word and the number as the caption. Optionally, select a Position for the caption and click “OK” to apply the caption.

**How do I insert Special Characters in Word?**

Click or tap where you want to insert the special character. Go to Insert > Symbol > More Symbols. Go to Special Characters. Double-click the character that you want to insert.

## How do you insert equation numbers in Word?

Click on the Commands tab if it is not already selected. Select Insert on the left and then Equation Editor on the right. Click and drag the button beside Equation Editor (a square root symbol with an alpha in it) to the toolbar. From now on, clicking on that button will insert an equation.

**How will you Insert mathematical equations in a document?**

On the Insert tab, in the Symbols group, click the arrow under Equation, and then click Insert New Equation. Under Equation Tools, on the Design tab, in the Symbols group, click the More arrow. Click the arrow next to the name of the symbol set, and then select the symbol set that you want to display.

**Can you put a formula in Word?**

On the Table Tools, Layout tab, in the Data group, click Formula. Use the Formula dialog box to create your formula. You can type in the Formula box, select a number format from the Number Format list, and paste in functions and bookmarks using the Paste Function and Paste Bookmark lists.

### What are symbols and special characters in MS Word?

But what if you need symbols or special characters that aren’t on your keyboard? Well, in Microsoft Word, you have three main options: Use the Symbol menu….3. Shortcuts for Special Characters.

Special Character | Shortcut | Autocorrect Option |
---|---|---|

Trademark symbol (™) | Ctrl + Alt + T | Write “TM” in parentheses |