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Word 2013 on Demand by Perspection Inc, Steve Johnson

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Creating an Equation

If you are creating a scientific or academic paper that involves complex equations, you may need to display them in the text without actually using them in conjunction with a table. The standard keyboard does not have all of the mathematical symbols you might need to create the equation, so you can use the Equations gallery to quickly insert a common equation or the Design tab under Equation Tools to create a custom equation. The Equations gallery is part of Word’s building block approach to creating customized documents.

Insert a Common Equation from the Equations Gallery

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