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Escape character in LaTeX

I'm trying to type the word & but I encounter with error :

misplaced alignment tab character &

And when I put it into verbatim it will show Q&A in a seperated line! So how should I type & in LaTeX?

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marked as duplicate by Mico, Brent.Longborough, Andrey Vihrov, cmhughes, Seamus Nov 24 '11 at 17:08

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Type \&. This is a very basic question covered by all introductory material on LaTeX. You should consider taking a look into such an introduction (for example lshort.pdf, 1.3.2).

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