How to Write Math Subscripts on Medium

Ms Aerin
2 min readJan 23

Is your New Year’s resolution to write more math blogs on Medium?

Then here is what you need to do to write subscripts, which are pretty essential elements of a math blog, on Medium.

I waited for Medium to add this feature, but it just never does, so as of this writing in January 2023, the only way to write a math subscript on Medium is to copy and paste the Unicode. (Actually, it’s not that bad!)

Subscript Numbers: ₀ ₁ ₂ ₃ ₄ ₅ ₆ ₇ ₈ ₉
Subscript Letters: ₐ ᵦ 𝒸 𝒹 ₑ 𝒻 𝓰 ₕ ᵢ ⱼ ₖ ₗ ₘ ₙ ₒ…
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