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How can I add the division symbol on OpenOffice Writer (Word) on Mac OS X?

I cannot seem to find a way to add this symbol.

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The division symbol ÷ can be written in any editor (OpenOffice, Word, Safari text fields, Pages, TextEdit etc) with the key combo Option-/

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Thanks, I actually had to look up the Option key, but for anyone else looking it is this one ipad4schools.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/option-keyboard.png –  crmpicco Jan 13 '13 at 13:46

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