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.