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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Creating an Equation

Word provides a number of common equations that you can insert into your document with just a click of the mouse. However, if you often work with less-common or specialized equations or formulae, you can create the equations yourself.

Build an Equation

  1. On the Insert tab, click the Equation button to insert an Equation content control. (A content control is an object used in Word to hold special content and to keep that content as one unit. Click the content to display the control; click outside the control to resume working on standard non-equation text.)

  2. Start constructing your equation. Use the items in the Structures section ...

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