# Algebraic Notation

The following algebra notation can be entered in Show My Work boxes.

Note: In addition to the keyboard shortcuts listed in this topic, some symbols can be typed using the keyboard shortcuts for your operating system; for example, you can press ALT+0247 on Windows to type ÷.
NotationKeyboardButtonNotes
VariablesType variables exactly as specified in the question.Variables are automatically displayed in italics.
Lowercase Greek letter\letter_nameGreek > letterFor example, type \alpha, \pi, or \theta.
Uppercase Greek letter\Letter_nameGreek > letterFor example, type \Delta or \Omega.