How to insert a Boolean algebra equation

Word 2016
This tip shows how to insert an equation for example, one of De Morgan's law.

How to add an equation in your document, see Working with Microsoft Equation.

To add operators of Boolean algebra, do the following:

In the Professional presentation:

   1.   Create your own equation.

   2.   Under Equation Tools, on the Design tab, in the Structures group, click the Accent button:

Accent formulas in Word 2016

In the Accent list choose Bar:

Bar structure in Accent formulas Word 2016

   3.   In the box:

   3.1.   Enter A.

   3.2.   Under Equation Tools, on the Design tab, in the Symbols group, in the list of symbols choose Union Union symbol in Word 2016.

   3.3.   Enter B.

   4.   Then enter =.

   5.   Under Equation Tools, on the Design tab, in the Structures group, click the Accent button and then choose Bar. In the box enter A.

   6.   Under Equation Tools, on the Design tab, in the Symbols group, in the list of symbols choose Intersection Intersection symbol in Word 2016.

   7.   Under Equation Tools, on the Design tab, in the Structures group, click the Accent button and then choose Bar. In the box enter B :

A Boolean algebra equation in Word 2016

In the Linear presentation:

   1.   Create your own equation.

   2.   Enter (A \cup. Then you enter a space key, this linear formula transformed to the professional format:

A Boolean algebra equation 1 in Word 2016

   3.   Enter B) \bar and then a space bar:

A Boolean algebra equation 2 in Word 2016

   4.   Enter = :

A Boolean algebra equation 3 in Word 2016

   5.   Enter A \bar \cap B \bar. Then you enter a space key, your linear formula transformed to the professional format:

A Boolean algebra equation in Word 2016

See also how to create other types of equations.

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