Microsoft Office Tutorials and References

In Depth Information

**Inserting Equations**

Figure 16-15:
Inserting an equation.

2. If one of the preformatted equations in the gallery meets your needs,

select it. Otherwise, select Insert New Equation found at the bottom of

the gallery.

The rest of this procedure assumes that youâ€™ve chosen to insert a new

equation. A placeholder for the equation appears in the slide, and the

Equation Tools Design tab appears on the Ribbon, as shown in Figure 16-16.

3. Start typing your equation.

PowerPoint watches any text you type in an equation and does its level

best to figure out how the text should be formatted. If you type the letter

x, for example, PowerPoint assumes that you intend for it to be a

variable, so the
x is displayed in italics. If you type
cos
, PowerPoint assumes