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## What are the symbols for multiplication?

multiplication sign (**×**)

## Why are there different symbols for multiplication?

This is primarily done to emphasize different multiplication operations in terms of vector and multidimensional calculus. In particular, this is to emphasize that the **dot product ⋅ is mechanically different from the cross product ×**, although in operations on objects of one dimension, they are virtually the same.

## What are some multiplication words?

Multiplication-**product, multiply, multiplied by, times**. Division-quotient, dividend, divide, divided by, each, per, average, divided equally. Equal-the same, equals, the same as, equivalent, is equal to.

## What is an example of a multiplication sentence?

A multiplication sentence consists of two parts: one part is a mathematical expression and the other part is the product. … For example, in the sentence “**2 x 8 = 16**,” the “2 x 8” portion is the mathematical expression. The mathematical expressions doesn’t include the answer, which is also known as the product.

## Does asterisk mean multiply?

In mathematics, the asterisk symbol *** refers to multiplication**. For example, consider the following expression: 7 * 6.

## What are the different equal signs?

Basic math symbols

Symbol | Symbol Name | Meaning / definition |
---|---|---|

= | equals sign | equality |

≠ | not equal sign | inequality |

≈ | approximately equal | approximation |

> | strict inequality | greater than |