# How do I get the standard deviation symbol in Word?

### Table of Contents

- How do I get the standard deviation symbol in Word?
- How do you insert a sigma symbol in Word?
- Where is the lowercase sigma symbol in Word?
- How do you get the sample mean symbol in Word?
- What is the symbol for standard deviation?
- What is the symbol for standard deviation called?
- What is this symbol Σ?
- How do I get more symbols in Word?
- What is the symbol of Sigma?
- How do you insert the root symbol in Word?

### How do I get the standard deviation symbol in Word?

The symbol for Standard Deviation is a letter of the Greek alphabet, Sigma, lower case σ. You can get it in MS Word by **going to the Insert ribbon, selecting Symbol**, using the Subset drop-down menu to pick the Greek and Coptic subset, scroll to the 18th lowercase symbol, and click Insert.

### How do you insert a sigma symbol in Word?

The symbol's code: You can insert symbols by typing the symbol's code and then **pressing the Alt+X key combination**. For example, the code for the sigma character is 2211: Type 2211 in your document and then press Alt+X. The number 2211 is magically transformed into the sigma character.

### Where is the lowercase sigma symbol in Word?

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.

### How do you get the sample mean symbol in Word?

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### What is the symbol for standard deviation?

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We calculate the standard deviation with the help of the square root of the variance. The symbol of the standard deviation of a random variable is "**σ**“, the symbol for a sample is "s".

### What is the symbol for standard deviation called?

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Standard deviation may be abbreviated SD, and is most commonly represented in mathematical texts and equations by the lower case Greek letter **sigma σ**, for the population standard deviation, or the Latin letter s, for the sample standard deviation.

### What is this symbol Σ?

The symbol Σ (**sigma**) is generally used to denote a sum of multiple terms. This symbol is generally accompanied by an index that varies to encompass all terms that must be considered in the sum. ... More generally, the expression ∑ represents the sum of n terms ⋯. .

### How do I get more symbols in Word?

Go to **Insert >Symbol > More Symbols**. Scroll up or down the list to find the symbol you want. You might have to change the font or the subset to locate it.

### What is the symbol of Sigma?

symbol Σ
The symbol **Σ** (sigma) is generally used to denote a sum of multiple terms. This symbol is generally accompanied by an index that varies to encompass all terms that must be considered in the sum. For example, the sum of first whole numbers can be represented in the following manner: 1 2 3 ⋯.

### How do you insert the root symbol in Word?

**Microsoft Word offers a pre-defined shortcut key for popular symbols such as square root.**

- Type 221a or 221A (does not matter, uppercase or lowercase), immediately after that press Alt+X to insert the square root symbol: √
- Type 221b or 221B, and press Alt+X to insert the cube root symbol: ∛