*Applies to: OneNote for Windows 10, OneNote for the web*.

Write or type any maths problem and Maths Assistant in OneNote can solve it for you which either gives you a faster solution or a step-by-step guide as to how to arrive at the correct answer. Once your equation has been solved, there are several options to proceed discovering maths learning with Maths Assistant.

**Note:** This feature is only available if you have an Office 365 subscription. If you are an Office 365 subscriber, make sure you have the latest version of Office.

## Step 1: Enter your equation

In the **Draw** tab, write or type your equation. Employ the **Lasso Select** tool to draw a circle around the equation. Then, pick **Math**. This will open the Maths Assistant pane.

**Learn more:** Create your equation using ink or text.

- Select Settings if you want to toggle between solving actual numbers and complex numbers, or if you want to alter the angle measurement of graphs to degrees, radians, or gradians.

## Step 2: Solve your equation

To solve the current equation, do any of the following:

- Select or tap the
**Select an action**box and then pick your desired action Maths Assistant to take. The available choices in this drop-down menu are determined by the chosen equation.**Learn more:**Problem types supported by Maths Assistant

- Review the provided solution by OneNote shown beneath the action you picked. In the example below, the selected option
**Solve for x**displays the solution.

- To learn how OneNote solved the problem, you can press or tap
**Show steps**, and then choose the detail of your preferred view. The available choices in this drop-down menu adapt to the selected equation.

- To hear the solution steps read out loud, click
**Immersive Reader**to launch it from OneNote.

- Generate a practice quiz to keep practising this kind of equation.

**Tip:** You can drag the solution steps to any place on your page.

## See also

Create maths equations using ink or text with Maths Assistant in OneNote

Problem types supported by Maths Assistant

Draw graphs of maths functions with Maths Assistant in OneNote