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##### Asked by: Ilhame Wilhalm

technology and computing desktop publishing# How do you type cubed in Excel?

**insert**acubessymbol. Press Alt and enter 0179 on yournumberkeyboard.

Likewise, how do you write cubed in Excel?

If your program supports it, the quickest way to adda**cubed** symbol is through its Alt code. Hold down the"Alt"key and **type** "0179" without quotes. When you releasethe"Alt" key, the **cubed** symbol appears.

**Enter text or a number in a cell**

- On the worksheet, click a cell.
- type the numbers or text that you want to enter, and thenpressEnter or Tab. To enter data on a new line within a cell, enteraline break by pressing Alt+Enter.

Hereof, how do I type an exponent in Excel?

If you're an avid Microsoft **Excel** user, youwilllikely eventually need to use **exponents in Excel**. Usethe"Power" function to specify an **exponent** using theformat"Power(number,power)." When used by itself, you need to addan "="sign at the beginning. As an example, "=Power(10,2)" raises10 tothe second power.

Try holding down one of the Alt keys and typing 0178onthe NumPad (with NumLock ON) then releasing the Alt key forthe² (i.e. **squared**) symbol. Cubed (e.g. ³)isAlt+0179 and there are a host of others (both supersriptandsubscript) within the Unicode character set starting aroundtheU+2070 area.