An exponent is a number or letter written above and to the right of a mathematical expression called the base. Are you struggling to type an exponent in Google Docs? Are you looking for a way to do exponents in Google Docs? Then you are following the right article!

**To insert exponents in Google Docs, We can use Superscript, Google Docs exponent shortcuts, Equation Toolbar, etc.**

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**How to do exponents in Google Docs?**

At the time you are using mathematical expressions or equations and even if you want to use footnotes on your Google Docs document, that time you will have the requirement to use exponents.

There are three different ways you can do exponents in Google Docs as listed below.

**Add exponents with Superscript option****Add exponents**using Google Docs exponent shortcutswith the help of Equation Toolbar**Add exponents**

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**add exponents**in Google Docs with Superscript option?

To do exponents in Google Docs with the superscript, follow the below steps.

**Step 1**: The first step is, Open the Google Docs document where you wish to type exponents.

**Step 2**: Type and then select that specific text you wish to make an exponent. For instance, let’s type and select the letter **“3”**.

**Step 3**: Navigate to the top of the screen and click **“Format”**–> choose **“Superscript”** option.

Repeat the process to type more exponents in the Google Docs document.

**How ****to ****add exponents** in Google Docs with Google Docs exponent shortcut?

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**add exponents**in Google DocsYou can type exponents easily using shortcuts in your Android, PC, or Mac.

**Google Docs exponent shortcut for PC**

To type Google Docs exponent in using superscript, press** “Ctrl + .”** in your PC

**Google Docs exponent shortcut for Mac**

To type Google Docs exponent using superscript, press **“⌘ + .” **in your Mac

**Google Docs exponent shortcut for Chrome OS**

To type Google Docs exponent using superscript, press **“Ctrl + .” **

**Google Docs exponent shortcut for Android**

To type Google Docs exponent in using superscript, press **“Ctrl + .” **in your Android

**Google Docs exponent shortcut for iPhone/iPad**

To type Google Docs exponent using superscript, press **“⌘ + .”** in your iPhone/iPad

**How to to make exponents in Google Docs with Equation Toolbar?**

**“Equation toolbar”** helps you inserting exponents quickly. To type exponents in Google Docs with equation toolbar, follow the below steps.

**Step 1**: Click on** **the **“Insert” **menu and choose **‘Equation’**.

**Step 2:** **Now,** click the** “Math operations”** option.

Step 3:Now, choose **“Xb”** from the pop-up window. In the place **“x”**, you can also type some simple text.

In this way, you can type exponents easily.

**FAQs**

**How to get out of exponents in Google Docs?**

You can edit or delete exponents when you need to get out those from Google Docs.

**How to edit exponents in Google Docs?**

Quickly, select the exponent and edit it. In case, you are using equation toolbar then just click on the equation –> then you need to edit the exponents from the equation editor.

**How to delete exponents in Google Docs?**

Just select the exponent and then press “Delete” key and you are done !!!

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**Wrapping Up**

Hope you’ve got an idea of how to do exponents in Google Docs. Explore the three different approaches to type the exponents in Google Docs by yourself. Now, it’s your turn to insert, edit and delete exponents in your Google Docs document.

I am Rajkishore, and I have over 14 years of experience in the Software Industry. For a long time, I have been using Google Docs, Google Drive, and Google Sheets for my document usage, and I am sharing all the tips and tricks, the challenges I have come across, and their solutions to use Google Docs for your day-to-day use. I hope you will learn from these practical Google Docs tutorials. Read more.