# How can I add a mathematical or scientific equation?

## Getting started with Quipper School Create

Basic **equations** can be built inside **Quipper School Create**.

### Adding an **equation**

**Step 1.** Place the cursor where you would like to insert an equation.

**Step 2.** Click the *Equation* button.

**Step 3.** Enter your equation into the *Equation builder* box using the available tools. Click *Add* when you've finished.

In the **Text Editor** pane, you will see the equation in code form. *Example: [% 13^2\times15^2 %]*

In the **Live Preview** pane, you will see the actual equation.