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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 rest of this procedure assumes that you’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