# How do I insert math symbols in Word for Mac?

## How do I insert math symbols in Word for Mac?

In Word, you can insert mathematical symbols into equations or text by using the equation tools.

- 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.

## How do I type math symbols on my keyboard?

Mathematical Symbols Press/hold Alt key while typing the numbers on the keypad (with Num Lock on). Symbol appears when you release the Alt Key.

**How do you type a small 1 2?**

Some fractions (1/4, 1/2, and 3/4) automatically switch to a fraction character when you type them (¼, ½, ¾). But others do not (1/3, 2/3, 1/5, etc.). To switch to a fraction character, click Insert > Symbols > More Symbols. In the Subset drop-down list, click Number Forms and select a fraction.

**What does command do on Mac?**

The Command key is the most common modifier key in Mac OS X. Many menu items, such as Quit, Close, and Save, have a keystroke shortcut using the Command key. To use such a shortcut, hold down one of the Command keys and press the letter key for that item.

### How do you Make symbols on a Mac?

How do I make symbols on my Mac keyboard? Enter special characters and symbols. Click in the text where you want to place the character, then choose Edit > Emoji & Symbols (or press Control-Command-Space bar). The Character Viewer appears where you clicked.

### What do the Mac keyboard symbols actually mean?

⌘ means Command

**How do you make a trademark symbol on a Mac?**

If you’re using Windows,you can also insert the ™ symbol by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T.

**How do you make the registered symbol on a Mac?**

Registered Trademark Symbol [®] Quick Help. To type the Registered Trademark symbol on Mac, press Option+R shortcut on your keyboard. For Windows users, simply press down the Alt key and using the numeric keypad, type 0174 then let go of the Alt key. If you are using MS Word, press Ctrl+Alt+R or type (R) and it’ll automatically change to R