I. Function overview

The

**Equation**function helps you insert or edit complicated math formulas in a doc, so you can view them clearly. You can edit formulas with**Note:**The Equation function is only available in Docs but not Sheets.

II. How to insert formulas into a doc?

Insert formulas

You have 2 methods of using the

**Equation**function:- 1.
**+ toolbar**

**Step 1:**Hover your cursor over the**+ toolbar**and select**Equation**to insert a formula input box.

**Step 2:**Enter matrix into the formula input box. (E.g. \begin{matrix}1&2\\3&4\\ \end{matrix}.)

- 2.
**Markdown**

- You can use the
**$$...$$**syntax to describe a formula to automatically convert the text into the formula format. For example, directly type

Edit formulas

To edit a formula, simply click on the inserted formula. All edits will be shown in your doc in real-time.

Layout and alignment

A formula will be displayed in a single line. Same as aligning texts, you can use the = toolbar to align it to the left, center or right.

III. FAQs

Q: What is LaTe?

A: LaTe is a TeX-based layout system and is often used in math formulas layout with LaTe syntax.

Q: Are there any function examples?

A: Check out the following TeX syntax examples for your reference. You can also click here to learn more supported functions.

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**Matrix**

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**Equation set**

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**Continued fraction**

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**Align equations**

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