# 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 ÷.
Notation Keyboard Button Notes
Variables Type variables exactly as specified in the question. Variables are automatically displayed in italics.
Lowercase Greek letter \letter_name Greek > letter For example, type \alpha, \pi, or \theta.
Uppercase Greek letter \Letter_name Greek > letter For example, type \Delta or \Omega.