2nd October 2019


How do you type the pi symbol?

Method 3 Typing the Pi Symbol On a Laptop
  1. Press the Num ⇩ key. Many laptops have a "hidden" keypad that is enabled when you turn on the Num ⇩ key.
  2. Hold down the Alt key. You can find it on either side of your Spacebar .
  3. Type in 2 2 7 using the Alt Codes. This is the Alt Code for π.
  4. Release the Alt key.
  5. 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.