Have you ever been bothered by inserting a **mathematical symbol** in Word? After all, the current keyboard has been designed with only a few symbols which is far away from the practical demands. Here I collect 5 simple tips, easy to learn, just pick one you prefer:

**Tip 1: Symbol Button in Ribbon**

1. Go to ** Insert** tab and click

**button, click**

*Symbol***in the drop-down list.**

*More Symbols*2. The ** Symbol** dialog box will display, go to

**tab and select**

*Symbols***in the box of Font. Scroll up and down to choose the mathematical symbol you want, then just simply click**

*Symbol***at bottom right.**

*Insert***Tip 2: Right-click the Mouse**

1. Click anywhere and right-click the mouse. Select *Insert *** Symbol** in the pop-up window.

2. The ** Symbol** dialog box will display, go to

**tab and select**

*Symbols***in the box of Font. Scroll up and down to choose the mathematical symbol you want, then just simply click**

*Symbol***at bottom right.**

*Insert***Tip 3: Manual Input in Ink Equation**

1. Go to ** Insert** tab and click

**in**

*Equation***group.**

*Symbols*2. Select ** Ink Equation** in the drop-down list.

3. The handwriting board will display, simply drag the mouse to insert the mathematical symbol. Note: If input error occurs, click the ** Erase** button and select the error part to clear it. If you want to reenter the mathematical symbol, click

**button then everything in the handwriting board will be deleted. Then just simply click**

*Clear***at bottom right.**

*Insert***Tip 4: Shortcuts in Keyboard**

Some specified mathematical symbols have corresponding shortcuts. Enter the number in the table below and press** [Alt]** + **[X]** to achieve the same result. For example, you want to insert a less than or equal to symbol, just enter 2264 and press the related two keys.

<: 003C |
>: 003E |

≤: 2264 |
≥: 2265 |

±: 00B1 |
≈: 2248 |

≠: 2260 |
≌: 224C |

∑: 2211 |
∫: 222B |

**Top 5: Object Button in Ribbon**

1. Go to ** Insert** tab and click

**button and select**

*Object***in the drop-down box.**

*Object*2. The ** Object** dialog box will display, go to

**tab and click**

*Create New***, then hit**

*Microsoft Equation 3.0***at bottom right.**

*OK*3. The ** Equation** dialog box will appear, click these buttons to choose the mathematical symbol you need.