# How do I make the symbol on my keyboard?

### Table of Contents

- How do I make the symbol on my keyboard?
- How do I type a standard symbol?
- What is the symbol for average?
- What's the symbol for average in Microsoft Word?
- How to type approximately equal sign ( ≈ ) in word?
- How to type the approximately equal symbol on a Mac?
- Which is the correct way to type a symbol?

### How do I make the symbol on my keyboard?

**Type "\in" without quotes and then press "Space" to insert the** "belongs to" symbol. Alternatively, locate the symbol in the Symbols list and click it once to insert it.

### How do I type a standard symbol?

Press and hold the Alt key on your keyboard. Whilst pressing down the Alt key, press the **Sigma sign alt code (228)** using the numeric keypad. Use 229 for sigma lowercase. Release the Alt key after typing the Alt code (228) to insert the Σ symbol into your Word document.

### What is the symbol for average?

The mathematical symbol for "average" is **an italicized "x" with a horizontal line over it**. The most common type of average is the mean, though other types exist. "Mean" and "median" are both types of averages.

### What's the symbol for average in Microsoft Word?

It is sometimes called an x-bar, for obvious reasons, and it's one of the most important math symbols to know how to create. Microsoft Word makes it easy to use this symbol in your documents. The "Equations" tool in Word, which is included in all versions from 2007 onward, makes it easy to create the symbol for average in a document.

### How to type approximately equal sign ( ≈ ) in word?

How to type Approximately Equal sign (≈) in Word/Excel/PowerPoint. Place the insertion pointer where you need the symbol. Press and hold the Alt key on your keyboard. Whilst holding on to the Alt key, press the symbol’s alt code ( 247 ). You must use the numeric keypad to type the alt code. If you ...

### How to type the approximately equal symbol on a Mac?

Release the Alt key after pressing the numbers on the numeric keypad to insert the Symbol into your document. This is how you may type the Approximately Equal symbol on Windows using the Alt Code method. The Mac keyboard shortcut for the Approximately Equal symbol is Option+X.

### Which is the correct way to type a symbol?

Obey the following instructions to type this symbol using the alt code method: Place the insertion pointer where you need the symbol. Press and hold the Alt key on your keyboard. Whilst holding on to the Alt key, press the symbol’s alt code (247).