How to insert a Boolean algebra equation

Word 2016
This tip shows how to insert a Boolean algebra equation, for example, one of De Morgan's laws.

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

To add operators of the Boolean algebra, do the following:

In the Professional format:

   1.   Create your own equation.

   2.   On the Equation tab, in the Structures group, click the Accent button:

Accent formulas in Word 365

In the Accent list, choose Bar:

Bar structure in Accent formulas Word 365

   3.   In the box:

   3.1.   Enter A.

   3.2.   On the Equation tab, in the Symbols group, in the list of symbols, choose Union Union symbol in Word 365.

   3.3.   Enter B.

   4.   Then enter =.

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

   6.   On the Equation tab, in the Symbols group, in the list of symbols, choose Intersection Intersection symbol in Word 365.

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

A Boolean algebra equation in Word 365

In the Linear format:

   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 365

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

A Boolean algebra equation 2 in Word 365

   4.   Enter =:

A Boolean algebra equation 3 in Word 365

   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 365

See also how to create other types of equations.

See also this tip in French: Comment insérer une équation d'algèbre de Boole.

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