{superscripts} are smaller characters appearing set slightly above the normal line.

are numbers, figures, symbols, or indicators that appear smaller than the normal line of type and are set slightly above it (above the baseline). Superscripts are perhaps best known for their use in formulas, mathematical expressions, and descriptions of chemical compounds or isotopes, but have many other uses as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I get a superscript outside of math mode?
  2. What's the quickest way to write 2nd, 3rd, etc. in LaTeX?
  3. How can I typeset a superscript before a symbol?
  4. How can I vertically align \textsuperscript along with \textsubscript?
  5. How can I combine superscripts with \vec?
  6. What is a double superscript error?