**Method 3**

**Typing the Pi Symbol On a Laptop**

- Press the Num ⇩ key. Many laptops have a "hidden" keypad that is enabled when you turn on the Num ⇩ key.
- Hold down the Alt key. You can find it on either side of your Spacebar .
- Type in 2 2 7 using the Alt Codes. This is the Alt Code for π.
- Release the Alt key.
- Turn off Num ⇩ .

How do you do the squared symbol on a computer?

Try holding down one of the Alt keys and typing 0178 on the NumPad (with NumLock ON) then releasing the Alt key for the ² (i.e.

**squared**) symbol. Cubed (e.g. ³) is Alt+0179 and there are a host of others (both supersript and subscript) within the Unicode**character**set starting around the U+2070 area.2

## How do you type the pi symbol on Microsoft Word?

**Pi Symbol**as Font. Open the Home tab, and then select

**Symbol**from the pull-down menu on the Font group. Next, place the cursor in any preferred location within the document, and then press the P key. The

**Pi symbol**(π) appears instead of the letter P.

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## What state tried to legislate a value for pi?

The fact is, there's only one known case in

**American**history where someone actually tried to get his**state legislature**to redefine the value of pi. It happened in**Indiana**in 1897, and it had nothing to do with biblical values or building children's self-esteem through exactitude.4

## How do you figure out pi?

Use the formula. The circumference of a circle is found with the formula C=

**π***d = 2***π***r. Thus**pi**equals a circle's circumference divided by its diameter. Plug your numbers into a calculator: the result should be roughly 3.14.5

## What type of number is pi and why?

**Pi**(π), the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet, is used to represent the most widely known mathematical constant.

**Pi**is an irrational

**number**, which means that it is a real

**number**with nonrepeating decimal expansion. It cannot be represented by an integer ratio and goes on forever, otherwise known as an infinite decimal.

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## How do you type an exponent on a computer?

**Type**a number or algebraic expression into a Word document. Press the "Ctrl," "Shift" and "=" keys on your keyboard to turn on the Superscript mode. Enter another number or expression signifying the

**exponent**.

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## How do you make the pi symbol on an Iphone?

Head to Settings > General > Keyboards > Keyboards, tap Add New Keyboard and choose Greek from the list. Add a Greek keyboard to your

**iPhone**to enable access to the letter**Pi**.9

## How do you type Theta?

When you want to

**type**a θ (**theta**), switch the menu item to greek.**Type**u or U. Change back to your original language. In System Preferences, select Keyboard, then again select Keyboard, check the "Show Keyboard and Character Viewer in menu bar" option.10

## What does the pi symbol stand for?

Defined as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter,

**pi**, or in**symbol**form, π, seems a simple enough concept. But it turns out to be an "irrational number,"**meaning**its exact value is inherently unknowable.11

## How do I get the pi symbol on my keyboard?

**Method 2**

**Typing the Pi Symbol a PC**

- Press the Num ⇩ key. You can find this button on the right or left side of your keyboard.
- Hold down the Alt key.
- Type in 2 2 7 using the Number Pad.
- Release the Alt key.
- Turn off Num ⇩ .

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## What is Pi in Excel?

Open your

**Excel**spreadsheet and type "=" into a blank cell to label its contents as a mathematical formula. Type "**PI**()", which is equivalent to "3.14159265358979" in an**Excel**formula.13

## What is the symbol for pi who first used it and when?

Mathematicians began using the Greek letter

**π**in the 1700s. Introduced by William Jones in 1706, use of the symbol was popularized by Leonhard Euler, who adopted it in 1737. An eighteenth-century French mathematician named Georges Buffon devised a way to calculate pi based on probability.14

## How do you make a square number in Word?

In

**Word**2013, click insert and then click on the "Symbol" icon in the ribbon. In the "Symbol" dialog box, select the "Symbols" tab, font "(normal text)", subset "Latin-1 Supplement" and locate the "Superscript Two" character. It's Unicode (hex) character code 00B2. Then click the Insert button in the dialog box.15

## Where is the square root symbol in Word?

Depends upon what type of Microsoft you are using. In Microsoft

**Word**2010 & 2013, you can click the Equations (Alt+=) and go to the Radicals in the tab that you are been shown. Then, you can click the**square root symbol**. Or, you can just put sqrt.16

## How do you do a squared sign on a keyboard?

Try holding down one of the Alt keys and typing 0178 on the NumPad (with NumLock ON) then releasing the Alt key for the ² (i.e.

**squared**)**symbol**. Cubed (e.g. ³) is Alt+0179 and there are a host of others (both supersript and subscript) within the Unicode character set starting around the U+2070 area.17

## How do you make an exponent in Word?

Open your

**Word**2010 document and position the cursor wherever you want the number and**exponent**to appear. Click the "Insert" tab at the top of the screen, then click the "Equation" button, found in the Symbols area of the ribbon. A small equation box appears next to your cursor.