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Entering 2D Expressions

Overview

How to type

Start with the expression that will be the numerator.

Type x

Create a built-up fraction by holding down the Control key and typing a slash. The placeholder in the denominator is already selected.

Press ControlKeyLeftModified/RightModified

Fill in the denominator.

Type y

Move the insertion point out of the fraction by holding down the Control key and pressing the space bar.

Press ControlKeyLeftModifiedSpaceIndicatorRightModified

How to type

Start with the expression that will be the base.

Type x

Create a built-up power by holding down the Control key and typing a 6.

Press ControlKeyLeftModified6RightModified

Type the exponent into the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type m

Move the insertion point out of the exponent down to the baseline by holding down the Control key and pressing the space bar.

Press ControlKeyLeftModifiedSpaceIndicatorRightModified

How to type

Hold down the Control key and type a 2.

Press ControlKeyLeftModified2RightModified

Type inside the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type x

Hold down the Control key and press the space bar.

Press ControlKeyLeftModifiedSpaceIndicatorRightModified

How to type

Hold down the Control key and type a 2.

Press ControlKeyLeftModified2RightModified

Type the radicand inside the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type x

Hold down the Control key and type a 5.

Press ControlKeyLeftModified5RightModified

Type the index.

Type n

Move out of the radical and down to the baseline by holding down the Control key and pressing the space bar.

Press ControlKeyLeftModifiedSpaceIndicatorRightModified

How to type

Type a left parenthesis and a right parenthesis, then move the insertion point so it is between them.

Type (), press

Type the first entry of the vector. To create a new column, hold down the Control key and type a comma.

Type a, press ControlKeyLeftModified,RightModified

Type the next entry into the placeholder (which is already selected). Create a new row by holding down the Control key and pressing Enter.

Type b, press ControlKeyLeftModifiedRightModified

Type the next entry into the placeholder (which is already selected). Press the Tab key to select the next placeholder.

Type c, press TabKey

Type the last entry into the placeholder. Hold down the Control key and press the space bar.

Type d, press ControlKeyLeftModifiedSpaceIndicatorRightModified

Use the right arrow key to move the insertion point out of the matrix.

Press

How to type

Type the symbol that will have the subscript.

Type x

Create a subscript by holding down the Control key and typing a dash.

Press ControlKeyLeftModified-RightModified

Type the subscript into the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type i

Move the insertion point out of the subscript position up to the baseline by holding down the Control key and pressing the space bar.

Press ControlKeyLeftModifiedSpaceIndicatorRightModified



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