Make sure the blinking cursor is placed where you want to put the division symbol.
Locate the "Insert" menu at the top of the screen, next to "File," "Home" and "Page Layout." Click "Insert."
After the "Insert" menu drops down, select "Symbols." The pop-up box provides a chart of all available symbols in Microsoft Word.
The division symbol may not be visible on the symbol chart. Use the scroll bar to search the chart, or click on "More Symbols" if the division symbol still does not appear.
After locating the division symbol, click on it.
Click "Insert Symbol" to make it appear in the document.
Close the "Symbol" box and verify the division symbol has been inserted properly.