Subscript and Superscript in Latex
Latex is a document preparation system, often used in documenting scientific and technical documents. It is common to find subscripts and superscripts as part of mathematical expressions written in such documents. So in this post we will look into writing subscripts for different cases.
The command for subscript involves an Underbar followed by the expression that has to appear as subscript. Type _{exp} to write an exp as subscript. The command for superscript involves an Caret followed by the expression that has to appear as superscript. Type ^{exp} to write an exp as superscript.
Examples for Subscript :
Result  Latex Expression  Comment  




To include more than one symbol as subcript, use braces{}. If braces are not used, then only first symbol will appear as subscript.  

To write a subscript to a subscript. 
Examples for Superscript :
Result  Latex Expression  Comment  




To include more than one symbol as supercript, use braces{}. If braces are not used, then only first symbol will appear as superscript.  

Write a superscript to a superscript. 
Examples for Subscript and Superscript together:
Result  Latex Expression  Comment  






Write a superscript to a subscript.  

Write a subscript to a superscript.  



same as above, to place the limits below and above the summation symbol use \limits  



\limits used to place the limits below and above the symbol  



same as above, to place the limits below and above the product symbol use \limits  
