[Tex/LaTex] How to write letters with a circumflex


I want to write a theorem with letter G, which has over ^ it. I tried $G^{\^}$, but that doesn't work.

Best Answer

TeX distinguishes text accents (usually with single symbol names like \^) from math accents (usually with multi-letter names like \hat) so:

In math:


or perhaps


In text:


Or if you specify a suitable input encoding such as utf8 then you could just type the letter directly in text as

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