If you use Google Docs to create math equations, you're probably wondering how to use specific math functions. For example, finding the option to write exponents can be very frustrating.
Luckily, we show you three ways to write exponents in Google Docs. We'll also teach you how to enter fractions and access your Google Docs from any device.
How to write exponents in Google Docs?
Google Docs offers several ways to enter exponents. If you want to enter exponents directly into Google Docs, you need to use the Equation function.
- OpenGoogle documents.
- Place the insertion point where you want to insert an exponent. Note: The insertion point is the blinking line that determines where characters are entered.
- Click on the horizontal toolbar at the top of the screeninsertion.
- Choose Equation.
- writing, p.10^6and Google Docs will automatically turn it into 106.
Use:In step 5, enter the symbol "^" by pressing "Shift+6". This can vary depending on the language set for the keyboard.
How to make superscript in Google Docs?
The second way to add exponents in Google Docs is to format the existing number as superscript. To do this, you must use the superscript function.
- OpenGoogle documents.
- Enter the number you want to format as an exponent.
- Highlight this number by clicking and dragging with the cursor.
- Click on the horizontal toolbar at the top of the screenFormat.
- Place the mouse pointer over itText.
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Use:In step 3 you can use a shortcut to make your number stand out. Place the insertion point (i.e. the blinking line) next to the number. Then use "Shift+Right Arrow" or "Shift+Left Arrow" depending on the position of the insertion point.
How do you get to Google Docs?
You can access Google Docs from your desktop browser. Or you can download the Google Docs app from the App Store or Google Play Store and use it on your mobile device.
Please note that you need a Google account to use Google Docs. If you already have a Google account, you can skip this section.
Create a Google account
2.CliqueCreate an account.
3. ChooseFor me.
4.Enter your first name, last name, username and password. then clickNext.
5.Select your country, enter your mobile number and clickNext.
6. Enter your recovery email address, date of birth, gender and clickNext.
Access Google Docs
After you create a Google account, you can access Google Docs in a number of ways. The following methods of accessing Google Docs are for desktop users.
· Search Google Docs in your web browser
1.Open your web browser.
2. EnterGoogle documentsin the Google search bar.
3.Click on the first search result. The URL of the result must behttps://docs.google.com.
Access Google Docs in Gmail
1. Come to youGmail.
2.Click on the Google Apps icon in the top right corner of the screen.
3. Scroll through the advanced menu and click the buttonDocumentsSymbol.
· Access Google Docs from Google Drive
1. Come to youGoogle Drive.
2.Click in the top left corner of the screenNovo.
Use:After using Google Docs a few times, just typeDocumentsin the search bar at the top of the screen and a suggested result should appear, taking you to Google Docs.
If you want to access Google Docs on your mobile device, you don't need to open your mobile browser. Instead, you can use the app available for Google DocsAndroidjiOSDevices. However, you must sync your Google account to your device before signing in to Google Docs on your phone.
What is the abbreviation for superscript in Google Docs?
Shortcuts are always useful when you're working fast. Luckily, Google Docs lets you use a superscript abbreviation to save time.
2. Enter and highlight the number you want to convert to an exponent.
3.Press "Check+.' on your keyboard.
Use:If you are a Mac user, press "⌘+.„
How to do fractions in Google Docs?
In Google Docs you can even write fractions in theFormat. There are two ways to do this. You can use the equation function you are already familiar with.
1.Open your Google Docs document.
2.Place the insertion point where you want to insert a fraction.
3.Click on the horizontal toolbar at the top of the screeninsertion.
5.On the Equations toolbar, click the buttonMathematical OperationsTaste.
7. Enter the counter and pressEnter.
8. Enter the denominator and pressEnter.
The second method is to enter a fraction directly from the equation toolbar. But first you need to make sure the equation toolbar is showing.
1.Open your Google Docs document.
2.Click on the horizontal toolbar at the top of the screenVista.
3. Make sure thatShow equation toolbarThe option is activated.
4. Place the insertion point where you want to insert a fraction.
5.On the Equations toolbar, clicknew equation.
6.Click NoMathematical OperationsTaste.
8. Enter the counter and pressEnter.
9. Enter the denominator and pressEnter.
Use:After typing a fraction, highlight it and use the keyboard shortcuts "Check+Exchange+."EU"Check+Exchange+,” to increase and decrease the font size.
What is Google Docs?
Google Docs is a free online word processor developed by Google. You can think of it as a stripped down version of Microsoft Word, as it works in a similar way, only the number of features is significantly reduced.
With Google Docs you can create, edit and share documents. They are linked to your Google account and stored in your Google Drive. You can access it anytime and from any device. All you need is an internet connection and you can work on your Google Docs on the go.
Another useful feature of Google Docs is real-time collaboration with your colleagues. In other words, you and your colleagues can work on a single Google Doc at the same time. This is ideal for teams working remotely and for temporary group projects.
The Google Docs sharing option sets Google Docs apart from other word processors. You can quickly email your document by clickingSplitButton. Or you can create a shareable link and distribute it to multiple people at once (e.g. in a Facebook group chat or Slack channel), saving you extra time and effort.
When you open your documentAnyone with the link can seeusers without a Google account can also access their Google documents. So make sure that the people you send the link to do not share it with anyone else.
Formats supported by Google Docs are .docx, .odt, .rtf, .pdf, .txt, .html and .epub. You can download a Google Docs document in any of these formats and open it in your native programs (e.g. Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Notepad, etc.).
Besides working with Google Docs in your desktop browser, you can also download the Google Docs app for your mobile phone. Make sure you sync your Google account to your device first.
How to write square in Google Docs?
If you're writing long algebraic or math equations, you'll probably need to write numbers squared. To do this, you can use either of the two methods that we are going to show you.
Using the superscript function
1.Open a Google Docs document.
2. Enter2next to the number you want to frame and highlight it.
3.Click on the horizontal toolbar at the top of the screenFormat.
4. Hover your mouse overText.
Use:After step 2 you canCheck+."Ö"⌘+." Abbreviation.
Using the equation function
1. Go to Google Docs.
2.Click on the horizontal toolbar at the top of the screeninsertion.
4. Scribe, p.16^2and Google Docs will automatically turn it into 162
Write exponents in Google Docs
Anyone who has used Microsoft Word will find their way intuitively to Google Docs, but some features require explanation. I hope this article has helped you in writing exponents. As you have seen, you can write exponents directly using the Equation function, or format an existing number using the Superscript option. The Equations feature allows you to enter fractions in any format.
Google Docs offers many other useful features and now you know how to access them from your PC or mobile device.
How did you write the exponents in Google Docs? Did you use equation, superscript, or another function? Let us know in the comments section.