# Instructions for inserting square root symbol in Powerpoint

## Insert square root symbol in Powerpoint via Symbols

**Step 1:**

On the slide where you need to insert the square root, **click Insert** , then look down at **the Symbols group** and select **Symbol** to expand the symbol interface.

**Step 2:**

Display the icon interface on Powerpoint, in **the Fonts section,** select **normal text** .

Next, at **Subset, select Mathematical Operators** .

**Step 3:**

Now you find the square root symbol, select it and **click Insert** to insert it into the content of the slide.

As a result you will see the square root symbol in your Powerpoint slide.

## Insert Square Root Symbol Using PowerPoint Equation

**Step 1:**

In the Insert tab, go to **the Equation group** and then select **Insert New Equation** .

**Step 2:**

To display the symbol to enter the formula, click on **the drop-down triangle icon** to expand the table. Then we select **the Basic Math group** . Now you will see **the square root icon** to insert into the slide.

## Insert square root symbol in Powerpoint using shortcut key

Simply press **Alt + 251** on your numeric keypad to insert the square root symbol into your PowerPoint slide.

In case you don't have a numeric keypad function, try pressing the Fn key and selecting 251 to insert the square root symbol into the slide.

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