The **Plus minus symbol**, (**plus or minus sign**), or **±** is a Mathematical symbol that represent different meanings. In Mathematics ± sign indicates two equations or two values. For example, 45±3 represents 45+3 and 45-3.

It is simple to add or insert **∓** and **±** both Plus or Minus Symbol in Word.

In MS Word 2016 you can add plus minus symbol in word documents or minus plus symbol together in many different ways. Some of them are as follow:-

## Plus or Minus Symbol in Word

To insert plus or minus symbol Open **Microsoft Word**

Go to **Insert** then **Symbol** then click on **Plus-Minus Sign** to add symbol in Word document. See the below screenshot for reference-

## Plus Minus Symbol Word Alt code

In Microsoft Word 2013, Word 2016, Word 2019 you can use ALT code keyboard shortcut keys *ALT + 0177* or *ALT + 241* to add the symbol. This is the simplest and easiest way to add a plus or minus symbol shortcut in Word with the help of ALT key.

## How to type plus and minus symbol together in Word

Go to **Insert** then click **Equation** then go to **lnk Equation** editor. Now type a rough drawing of minus plus symbol or any other sign which you are not finding in MS Word Document.

Now click **Insert** button to add plus or minus symbol in word document.