multiplication sign


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multiplication sign

the symbol ×, placed between numbers to be multiplied, as in 3 × 4 × 5 = 60

multiplication sign

[‚məl·tə·pli′kā·shən ‚sīn]
(mathematics)
The symbol × or ·, used to indicate multiplication. Also known as times sign.
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Anil used a traditional division sign and a raised dot multiplication sign.
All you have to do is pick a few numbers from the ones you have, such as 3, 3, 5, 11, and put a multiplication sign between each number so it makes a problem.
The symbol for ififfinity is a capital O with a multiplication sign in it: [cross product].
In other words, students think of the multiplication sign (x) not as times but as of to help them in solving problems and thinking about multiplying fractions.
Brian was prompted to use the operation only when he saw the multiplication sign in a problem.
Fill in the missing plus, minus and 9 multiplication signs to make the equation above correct, performing all calculations strictly in the order they appear on the page.
Conley makes the somewhat startling claim that one-letter X is used more often than any letter, but he includes such uses as the signature of an illiterate, a spot on a map where pirate treasure is buried, tic-tac-toe entries, marks on a ballot, multiple-choice test responses, multiplication signs, sign-here x's on a contract, and even kisses at the end of a letter!
It would be wonderful if, after a couple of multiplication signs and the occasional square root, you came to the absolute answer on the other side of an equals sign.