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Add accessible Formulas and Equations to Word documents using the Microsoft Equation Editor
When it comes to mathematics, many accessibility issues arise simply due to the nature of the subject itself; math combines characters and symbols from other languages in formats that aren’t seen in other subjects. As a result, great care needs to be taken when adding math equations to a document. The steps on this page demonstrate how to insert equations that can be read by screen readers using the Microsoft Office Equation Editor.
Microsoft has several standard equations that you can insert and edit to fit your needs.
If Microsoft does not have the equation you need, you can create your own.
When you are finished adding your equations, you can check your equations’ accessibility.
If you hear a portion of your equation read in an unexpected way, consider another way to write that element:
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