# Using Mathematical Symbols and Diagrams

## Using Mathematical Symbols and Diagrams

Fortunately, Microsoft Office includes tools needed to word-process symbols, subscripts, equations and diagrams as standard components. These are used to prepare professional-looking documents complete with equations and diagrams when needed. The tools needed for word-processing equations and diagram are common to the Microsoft Office suite of software and can be accessed from Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
The document, Using Symbols, Subscripts, Equations and Diagrams in Reports, is listed in the Module Resources folder. It contains instructions and steps written in the context of Microsoft Word. However, they apply equally to Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. These instructions and steps are explained through examples. It is recommended that students follow along by reproducing those examples on their computers. Recreation of the examples demonstrates that the first step in learning how to word-process equations and diagrams in reports has been taken. Creating the symbols, subscripts, equations and diagrams given in a document, shows the student knows how to create professional-looking documents that contain equations and diagrams.
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