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## What does the left superscript mean?

The atomic number is written as a subscript on the left of the element symbol, the mass number is written as a superscript on the left of the element symbol, and the ionic charge, if any, appears as a superscript on the right side of the element symbol. If the charge is zero, nothing is written in the charge position.

**How do you identify a subscript and a superscript?**

A subscript or superscript is a character (such as a number or letter) that is set slightly below or above the normal line of type, respectively. It is usually smaller than the rest of the text. Subscripts appear at or below the baseline, while superscripts are above.

**What does a subscript exponent mean?**

The subscript denotes what term of the sequence you are considering; first, second, third,…, nth,… In the instant case, Fn is the nth Fibonacci number; F1 is the first Fibonacci number, 1; F2 is the second Fibonacci number, 1; F3 is the third Fibonnaci number, 2; etc.

### How do you superscript left in Word?

Inserting left-subscripts

- At the place in the document where you want to insert the left subscript,
- Click the control with e^x (e and a superscripted x) on it.
- In the pane that opens, click the option with an array of 3 boxes, two of.
- In the Equation Equator control, type a space in the upper left-hand box,

**What is subscript and superscript in Word?**

A superscript or subscript is a number, figure, symbol, or indicator that is smaller than the normal line of type and is set slightly above it (superscript) or below it (subscript). If you’re creating a footnote, you might also want to do this with a number.

**What is superscript and subscript in HTML?**

Subscript: The tag is used to add a subscript text to the HTML document. Superscript: The tag is used to add a superscript text to the HTML document. The tag defines the superscript text. Superscript text appears half a character above the normal line and is sometimes rendered in a smaller font.

#### What is superscript and subscript with example?

Subscript is the text which a small letter/number is written after a particular letter/number. It is used when writing chemical compounds. An example of subscript is N2. Superscript is the small letter / number above a particular letter / number. An example of superscript is 25.

**How do you do subscript and superscript in Word?**

Use keyboard shortcuts to apply superscript or subscript

- Select the text or number that you want.
- For superscript, press Ctrl, Shift, and the Plus sign (+) at the same time. For subscript, press Ctrl and the Equal sign (=) at the same time. (Do not press Shift.)

**How do you write superscript and subscript in Word?**

You can follow these steps:

- Press Ctrl+F9. This inserts a pair of field braces within your document.
- Type “eq \a(1,2)” (without the quote marks). You should replace the 1 and 2 with the digits you want superscripted and subscripted, respectively.
- Press F9 to collapse the field and change to the field’s results.

## How do you type a subscript in a math expression?

Type a subscript with ( Insert ▶ Typesetting ▶ Subscript ). Exit from typing math with : Exit from a subscript but continue typing math with ( Insert ▶ Typesetting ▶ End Subexpression ): Typing a subscript in text automatically enters math mode.

**What is the meaning of a left superscript?**

The meaning of a left superscript will depend on the context. The only situation where I can think of a left superscript in my major is which represents the second moment of a certain type of random variable used in life contingencies. A right subscript is commonly used in my major though, it often represents an index in statistics.

**How do I add subscripts and superscripts to my slides?**

For subscript, enter a lower percentage in the Offset box. To undo superscript or subscript formatting, select your text and press Ctrl+Spacebar. On the slide, click where you want to add the symbol. On the Insert tab, click Symbol. In the Symbol box, in the Font drop-down list, select (normal text) if it isn’t already selected.

### How do you make a superscript in a text file?

For superscript, press Ctrl, Shift, and the Plus sign (+) at the same time. For subscript, press Ctrl and the Minus sign (-) at the same time. Tip: You can also format text as superscript or subscript by selecting options in the Font dialog box, as described in the next procedure. Apply superscript or subscript formatting to text