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PowerPoint - Adding Math to Slides

PowerPoint makes adding equations to your slides simple.

Insert an equation

  1. To insert a built-in equation, select Insert >Equation, and then choose the equation you want.

    Or select Insert > Equation for a blank equation.

  2. Under the Equation Tools Design tab, select FractionScriptRadicalIntegralOperatorFunction or Symbols to insert your elements into your equation.

Create ink equations

  1. Select Ink Equation.

    Note: Ink equations are ideally done with a stylus, but you can also use a mouse.

  2. Write in your equation, and then select Erase or Select and Correct to modify and choose which elements of your written equation to keep.

  3. To put your equation into PowerPoint, select Insert.

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Keywords:powerpoint power point office 365 math slide equation add adding simple   Doc ID:79388
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-17 14:17 MDTUpdated:2018-05-24 10:25 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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