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Excel is primarily used for its spreadsheet functions but it also supports several textual functions. When evaluating an equation, for example, the area of a circle, you can do so by typing the formula in the cell using the equal sign (=). The problem arises when you want to include the equation itself. It becomes a complex process to include the Pi character or numerators and denominators within the cell. To solve this problem, Excel has a tool in which you can write your own equation.

### Step 1 – Choose the menu option

– Select any cell on the worksheet

– Go to **Insert > Symbols **

– Expand the** Equation **dropdown

### Step 2 – Open the **Math Input Control **box

– Select **Ink Equation**

### Step 3 – Write the equation

– Write the equation using the mouse

– Check the preview to see if the characters are displayed correctly

– Click **Insert**

### Step 4 – Check the result

– The equation is inserted as an image