# How do you type the Vinculum symbol?

### Table of Contents

- How do you type the Vinculum symbol?
- How do you type a Vinculum in Word?
- How do you type a Vinculum on a Mac?
- What does a Vinculum look like?
- How do you solve Vinculum in algebra?
- How can I type in a vinculum, the symbol?
- When do you use a vinculum in math?
- Is there a line above a vinculum in word?
- Who was the first person to use the vinculum?

### How do you type the Vinculum symbol?

**Press Alt+X and the S grows** the vinculum.

### How do you type a Vinculum in Word?

On the **Insert** tab of the ribbon, click Equation > **Insert** new equation... Click Accent, then select Overbar. **Type** the character under the overbar.

### How do you type a Vinculum on a Mac?

**Press and hold the letter you** want to use for about two seconds. A list of diacritic symbols displays with the letter you selected. Click the letter that shows a macron. For example, press and hold the "A" key to show the letter A with a macron over it.

### What does a Vinculum look like?

A vinculum (Latin for, "fetter", "chain", or "tie") is a **horizontal line** used in mathematical notation for a singular purpose. It may be placed as an overline (or underline) over (or under) a mathematical expression to indicate that the expression is to be considered grouped together.

### How do you solve Vinculum in algebra?

5:239:57The Vinculum (Tanton Mathematics) - YouTubeYouTube

### How can I type in a vinculum, the symbol?

Go to insert and click "Equation". Then, go to the 4th drop down and click on the one with x and that sign over it. Then just input your number you want the repeating sign on. *The font will be different from the others when you type it*

### When do you use a vinculum in math?

Vinculum (symbol) Jump to navigation Jump to search. A vinculum is a horizontal line used in mathematical notation for a specific purpose. It may be placed as an overline (or underline) over (or under) a mathematical expression to indicate that the expression is to be considered grouped together.

### Is there a line above a vinculum in word?

Normally there would be a line above the last 3 (the line is called a vinculum). Now to show the 3 with a line above it in Microsoft Word you need to use a field code that superimposes one character over the other. How to Insert Special Characters and Symbols in Word 2010.

### Who was the first person to use the vinculum?

In 1637 Descartes was the first to unite the German radical sign √ with the vinculum to create the radical symbol in common use today.