# OpenOffice Tutorial: Enter the expression "a over b"

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: Enter the expression "a over b"

- To enter the expression "a over b" first click on the Math commands window here.
- Next, type in the first variable. In this case it is the letter "a."
- Then, after leaving a space, enter the division or fraction symbol "over" by typing in the word "over."
- Afterwards, type in the next variable. In this example we have entered the letter "b."
- Great! We have entered the expression "a over b." Congratulations!

*by Kaj Kandler*

# Enter the expression "a over b"

This screencast demonstrates how to enter the division expression "a over b". You learn:

- How to look for the Commands Window.
- How to enter the "over" or fraction symbol.
- How to enter the expression "a over b."

# Advanced topics

For advanced functionality with similar results see:

- Enter the expression "a divided by b"
- Enter a division expression using a "slash" (/)
- Enter the expression "a multiplied by b"
- Use star symbol or asterisk for multiplication expressions
- Enter the expression "a minus b"
- Enter the expression "a plus b"

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