When editing content about numbers in Microsoft Word or Excel, the greater than or equal to symbol as well as other mathematics signs are indispensable elements that you need to enter every now and then. But apparently there’s no such a greater than or equal to key on the keyboard, you can only insert it through other approaches.

## Approach 1: Insert Symbol

1. Open the Word or Excel document.

2. Go to ** Insert** tab, click

**to expand the drop-down menu, and choose**

*Symbol***at the bottom.**

*More Symbols…*3. In symbols tab of the popping out ** Symbol **window, choose

**as the**

*(normal text)***and select**

*Font***as the**

*Mathematical Operators***.**

*Subset*4. You can find many mathematical symbols here including approximately equal to, not equal to, less than or equal to, greater than or equal to, etc.

5. Choose the greater than or equal to symbol (≥) in the list and hit ** Insert** button to add it to your documnet.

## Approach 2: Shortcut Key

There’s an easier method enables you to enter the larger than or equal to symbol in Word only by keyboard. You just need to remember the code of the symbol, which is shown at the bottom of the Symbol window.

1. Enter the character code **2265** anywhere you want to insert the greater than or equal to symbol.

2. Then press **[Alt+X]** together, the numeric code will be converted to the corresponding symbol immediately. But please note this method only works in Word.

## Approach 3: Microsoft Equation 3.0

1. Open Word or Excel, go to ** Insert** tab and click

**in**

*Object***group.**

*Text*2. Choose ** Microsoft Equation 3.0** in the list of

**and hit**

*Object type***.**

*OK*3. Then tap the top-left section of ** Equation** to expand the menu. You can see many mathematical symbols in the drop-down list. Click the greater than or equal to symbol (≥) to insert it to the textbox.

4. Click anywhere outside the ** Equation** tool to go back to the nomal page view.

## Approach 4: Ink Equation

1. Open Word or Excel, go to ** Insert** tab and click

**in**

*Equation***group, then choose**

*Symbols***at the bottom of the drop-down list.**

*Ink Equation*2. Then you can drag your mouse to draw a greater than or equal to symbol (or other symbols you want) on the yellow board of Math Input Control. The shape you drew will be auto indentified as the most similar mathematical symbol and displayed in the textbox above.

3. If you draw it wrong, you can click Erase to remove the unwantted line; if the shape isn’t identified correctly, you can choose Select and Correct, and click the shape to choose other alternative symbols.

4. When the correct symbol show in the textbox, tab Insert button to add it to your Word document or Excel spreadsheet.