3 Methods to Insert Approximately Equal Symbol in Word

Date:2019-9-19 Author:Cordelia

When writing in Word, you may need to insert some mathematical symbols like approximately equal symbol to the document every now and then. But without a button allowing you to directly type it, how to insert an approximately equal symbol in Word?

Method 1: Insert Approximately Equal Symbol

1. Open the Word document and switch to Insert tab.

3 Methods to Insert Approximately Equal Symbol in Word

2. Click Symbol and hit More Symbols… in the drop-down list.

3 Methods to Insert Approximately Equal Symbol in Word

3. In Symbol tab of the popping out window, choose the Font as normal text, from as Unicode (hex) and change Subset to Mathematical Operators.

You’ll find many mathematical symbols here including approximately equal symbol, not equal symbol, greater than or equal to symbol, less than or equal to symbol in the list.

4. Just select the one you need and hit Insert to add it to your document.

3 Methods to Insert Approximately Equal Symbol in Word

Method 2: How to Type Approximately Equal Symbol

Instead of finding specific symbols in a long list, you can also type it directly.

There’s no such an approximately equal symbol on your keyboard, in deed. But you can press [Alt] key and enter the corresponding Unicode value at the same time.

Here’s a list of shortcuts to type commonly used mathematical symbols, you can also copy and paste them to your document:

Mathematical Symbol

Shortcuts

Approximately Equal Symbol

ALT+8776

Not Equal to Symbol

ALT+8800

Less than or Equal to Symbol

ALT+8804

Greater than or Equal to Symbol

ALT+8805

Infinity Symbol

ALT+8734

Method 3: Insert Approximately Equal Symbol from Microsoft Equation

You can also insert the symbol from , but before that, you should add this object to your document first.

1. Go to Insert tab, click Object in Text Section and choose Object…

3 Methods to Insert Approximately Equal Symbol in Word

2. Select Microsoft Equation 3.0 in Create New menu. Click OK to enable it.

3 Methods to Insert Approximately Equal Symbol in Word

4. A textbox will be created beside the cursor, you can click it and hit the Relational symbols section to expand the menu, then select the approximately equal symbol in the drop down list to insert it.

3 Methods to Insert Approximately Equal Symbol in Word

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