Are you aware of adding a quadratic equation in Word Online? If not, then you have landed on the right page to check how to add equations in Word online.

The quadratic equation option from the Word consists of all the symbols and signs in mathematics. Based on your needs, you can use these using shortcuts or locate them in the useful equation menu.

Letâ€™s get started without delay to show how to add quadradic equations in Microsoft Word Online.

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## How to add quadratic equations in desktop Version

Letâ€™s see how to check for the desktop version of the word as well. Microsoft Word has also the option of adding the quadratic equation.

There are different ways to insert a quadradic equation in Word online. If it is Word 2003 or an earlier version on Mac, the procedure is a little different. It should be noted more recent versions donâ€™t support the outdated Insert Object function from Word 2003.

- Open the Word document you would like to work on.
- Click on the
**Insert**in the top ribbon of the document.

- Click on and select
**Equation**. You will have a dropdown menu with the different equations that can be added to the document.

- Click the required equation and click
**Insert on page**to get the quadratic equation on the Word Online page.

This is how we can use Quadradic equations in Word Online.

## How to insert equations in Desktop Version

Apart from Word online, we can insert the quadratic equation in the desktop Word also. Below are the methods.

### Method 1: Inserting an Existing equation into the document

Existing equations are those that are already available in the equations dropdown. Here are the steps to follow to insert them.

- Start by logging into your office online account and opening Word online
- Double-click on the Word document you would like to work on.
- Place the cursor in the Word document at the desired location where you want to insert an equation.
- Click on the
**Insert**tab in the top options.

- Go to the section titled equations and from the dropdown menu click on the equation you need to add.
- The equation will show where the cursor is.

### Method 2: Manually insert an equation into a Word Online document

Sometimes there are you have equations that require customization, in cases like these you will need to insert them manually. Follow these steps to insert the equation.

- Open the document you would like to work on
- Start by clicking on the Insert tab in the menu bar.
- You will see the Equations menu on the right. Click on it for a drop-down menu.
- Scroll down till u find the
**Insert New Equation**option.

- Click on it
- You will now see a blank equation in the document.

- Click on the equation to start editing.

This is the method, we can add the equation manually from the Word desktop version.

### Method 3: Insert equations using keyboard keys

Here is How to add quadratic equations in Word online using the keyboard.

- Open the Word online document
- In the Word document place the cursor on the screen where you want to insert the equation.
- Press â€˜Alt and =â€™ key on the keyboard.
- A box will appear on the screen saying type equation here.

- Start typing to insert the equation.

By doing this, you can type the equation manually.

## How to insert quadratic equations in Word for Mac?

If you are using a Mac laptop or desktop here is how to add quadratic equations to the document.

- Locate and open the Word document.
- Click on the
**Insert**tab in the top ribbon of the document. - Go to the icon titled Equations and click on the arrow. You will have a dropdown menu.

- From the options scroll to find the equation you would like to insert into the document.
- Once you find it, click on it
- Click on Insert and you will have it in the document.

If you need a customized equation follow these steps

- Open the document
- Click on Insert in the top ribbon
- Go to Equations
- From the dropdown menu click on Insert new Equation

You will then have a blank equation in the document. Start typing in values.

## How to insert quadratic equations in Word for mobile?

Follow these steps if you are working on the go and need to insert an equation into a Word document from your phone or tablet.

- Download Word for mobile from the store.
- Open the Word document and enable editing
- Tap the Home button and select Insert.
- Select Insert new equation from the Insert menu

- Type the equation and tap on the Math option. (Note: make sure that the formula typed is in a linear format.)

- Tap on the professional option.
- You can then choose the equation you want to add and insert it into the document.

## Conclusion

This article looked at How to add quadratic equations in Word online. Also touched upon the desktop version. It took into consideration all the methods that can be used. It also looked at inserting equations on Mac systems and Word online.

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