# What is the +/- symbol called?

Noun. plus-minus sign (plural plus-minus signs)

## How do you type +/- in Word?

Microsoft Word offers a pre-defined shortcut key for some symbols such as plus-minus sign and minus-plus sign:
1. Type 00b1 or 00B1 (does not matter, uppercase or lowercase) and immediately press Alt+X to insert the plus-minus symbol: ±
2. Type 2213 and press Alt+X to insert the minus-plus symbol: ∓

## Why do we use +-?

To indicate that we want both the positive and the negative square root of a radicand we put the symbol ± (read as plus minus) in front of the root. Zero has one square root which is 0. Negative numbers doesn’t have real square roots since a square is either positive or 0.

## How do you do the +- symbol?

What is the +/- symbol called? – Related Questions

## What does +/- mean in writing?

: the sign ± used to indicate a quantity (such as 2 in “the square root of 4 is ±2”) taking on both an algebraically positive value and its negative and to indicate a plus or minus quantity (such as 4 in “the population age was 30 ± 4 years”) called also plus/minus symbol.

## How do I Insert a +- symbol in Excel?

Go to Insert > Symbol. Pick a symbol, or choose More Symbols. Scroll up or down to find the symbol you want to insert.

## How do you do the delta symbol?

Use the keyboard shortcut – ALT + 30 (you need to hold the ALT key and then press 30 from the numeric keypad of your keyboard).

## How do I get the and symbol on my keyboard?

To use alt key codes for keyboard shortcut symbols you’ll need to have this enabled.

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alt + 0252check symbol √
alt + 38and symbol &

## How do you type the special symbol?

The US International Keyboard gives you two ways to add a special character:
1. Use the right-hand Alt key in combination with the appropriate letter to get one of the more common combinations. For example, Alt+e will result in: é
2. Press the symbol you want to use and then the letter you want to use it with.

## What is this symbol called (~)?

Tilde (~) Besides being used as an accent mark in Spanish and Portuguese words, the tilde is rarely used. Informally, a person may use it to mean “about” or “approximately.”

## What is this symbol called ‘#’?

3: The hashtag.

Since the ascent of social media and its new prominence in everyday life, hashtag has become the favored name. 4: The octothorpe. It’s the official name for the # symbol, but what does it mean?

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Asterisk

## What does this symbol mean?

Symbol. The name “the euro” was chosen in 1995 by a European Council meeting in Madrid. The symbol € is based on the Greek letter epsilon (Є), with the first letter in the word “Europe” and with 2 parallel lines signifying stability. The ISO code for the euro is EUR.

## What does this ⓜ emoji mean?

🤲 Palms Up Together emoji

It is commonly used to represent praying or begging.