How to get the Mathematics tab in Ms Word 2016.

The Mathematics tab that enables you perform computations and graphing is not one of the default tabs in Microsoft Word. Follow the 5 steps below to get the Mathematics tab:


You may also watch the video tutorial on this:

Step 1

Download the Microsoft Mathematics Add-In for Word and OneNote from and follow the associated instructions carefully to install the add-in.

Step 2

Now launch Word and select the Blank document template.

Step 3

Click the File tab and select options.


If you do it correctly, the following box should pop-up.


Step 4

Click Add-ins to access the  View and manage Microsoft Office Add-ins box.


Step 5

Access the COM Add-ins dialog box by clicking the Go button, select the Microsoft Mathematics Add-in checkbox and then click OK.


Now restart Word. If everything was successful you can now see the Mathematics tab.


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