# 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 | For example, type \alpha,
\pi, or \theta. | |

Uppercase Greek letter | \Letter_name | For example, type \Delta or
\Omega. |