How to Type Exponents in a Word Document?

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To type exponents in a Microsoft Word document, select the exponent number. Click the Home tab, and choose the Superscript option.

  1. Select the number

    Type the exponent behind the number or variable. Leave a space before and after the character that should be an exponent. Select the number you want to be an exponent.

  2. Click on the Home tab

    Open the Home toolbar by clicking on the Home tab at the top of the screen.

  3. Click the Superscript option

    Click the Superscript option, which is in the Font group of buttons on the Home toolbar. This makes the number appear as an exponent.