The **Plus minus symbol**, (**plus or minus sign**), or **±** is a Mathematical symbol that represents 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 Minus Symbol in Word.

Below you will learn how you can add plus and minus symbol in Word documents or minus plus symbols together in many different ways. Some of them are as follow:-

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## How to put plus minus symbol in Word

Open **Microsoft Word** and put the cursor where you want to insert plus minus symbol together.

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 Plus Minus symbol. This is the simplest and easiest way to add a character or symbol in Word with the help of the ALT key.

## How to write plus minus together in Word

Open Microsoft Word and Open **Microsoft Word** and place the cursor where you want to write plus minus sign together.

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

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

## How to put plus or minus in Word

If you are using Windows PC then you can use Character Map to put plus or minus.

Type **Character Map** in the search box on Windows desktop.

Search **plus minus** in the character map. Then copy/paste the symbol in the Word document.

With the help of the keyboard shortcut, character map, equation editor and alt code plus minus symbol in Word can be type.