### Method 1 – Apply Keyboard Shortcuts to Type Math Symbols in Excel

**Steps:**

- You want to type the plus sign(+) without formula. Use the keyboard shortcut. Select cell
**E5**.

- After selecting cell
**E5**, press the**Alt + 43**simultaneously on your keyboard.

- We will remark the chemistry marks as the
*Plus (+)*sign or*Minus (-)*sign. For the mark which is greater than**60**, we will remark it as*Plus.*And the mark which is less than**60**we will remark it as*Minus*. For the*Minus (-)*sign, press**Alt + 45**.

- Some
**Alt**code is given below.

Alt + Key | Math Symbols | Symbol Description |
---|---|---|

Alt + 43 |
+ |
Plus Sign |

Alt + 45 |
– |
Minus Sign |

Alt + 0247 |
÷ |
Divide by / Division sign |

Alt + 37 |
% |
Percentage Sign |

Alt + 0137 |
‰ |
Per mille (per thousand) |

Alt + 60 |
< |
Less Than |

Alt + 0215 |
× |
Multiplication Sign |

Alt + 241 |
± |
Plus or Minus |

Alt + 240 |
≡ |
Exactly Identical |

Alt + 61 |
= |
Equals |

Alt + 247 |
≈ |
Approximately equal |

Alt + 228 |
∑ |
Summation |

Alt + 62 |
> |
Greater Than |

Alt + 242 |
≥ |
Greater than or equal |

Alt + 243 |
≤ |
Less than or equal |

Alt + 251 |
√ |
Square Root |

Alt + 40 |
( |
Open Bracket |

Alt + 41 |
) |
Close Bracket |

Alt + 47 |
/ |
Fraction Slash |

Alt + 0188 |
¼ |
Quarter |

Alt + 0189 |
½ |
Half |

Alt + 0190 |
¾ |
Three quarters |

Alt + 46 |
. |
Decimal Point |

Alt + 252 |
ⁿ |
Power n |

Alt + 0185 |
¹ |
To the power of 1 |

Alt + 0178 |
² |
squared |

Alt + 0179 |
³ |
cubed |

Alt + 227 |
π |
Pi |

Alt + 248 |
° |
Degree sign |

Alt + 35 |
# |
Number Sign |

Alt + 236 |
∞ |
Infinity |

Alt + 230 |
µ |
Micro Symbol |

Alt + 239 |
∩ |
Suggest definition |

Alt + 244 |
⌠ |
Top half |

Alt + 245 |
⌡ |
Bottom Half |

Alt + 8706 (W) |
∂ |
Partial Differential |

Alt + 8710 (W) |
∆ |
Increment |

Alt + 8719 (W) |
∏ |
N-Ary |

Alt + 8735 (W) |
∟ |
Right Angle |

### Method 2 – Use Symbol Command to Type Math Symbols in Excel

**Steps:**

- Select cell
**E5 → Insert → Symbols → Symbol**.

- A dialog box named
**Symbol**will appear in front of you. - From the
**Symbol**dialog box, firstly, select the**Symbols**tab. - Select the
**Algerian**from the**Font**drop-down box. - Select the desired mathematical sign. Select the
**Integral****(**∫**)**sign. Press**Insert**.

- After pressing the
**Insert**button, you can type the*Integral*sign in cell**E5**.

**AutoFill**the*Integral*sign**E**.

### Method 3 – Apply Ink Equation Command to Type Math Symbols in Excel

**Steps:**

- Select cell
**E5 → Insert → Symbols → Equation → Ink Equation**.

- The
**Math Input Control**dialog box pops up.

- Type
**5 + 3 = 8**in the**Write math here**typing box. Hence, press the**Insert**option.

- Insert a math equation with math symbols in cell
**E5**.

- Repeat
*step 1*to**insert the equation**with math symbols which has been given in the below screenshot.

## Things to Remember

To type the* plus (+) *sign, you can press

**Alt + 43**simultaneously on your keyboard..

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