Definition of multiplication sign in English:

multiplication sign

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  • The sign ×, used to indicate that one quantity is to be multiplied by another, as in 2 × 3 = 6.
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    • However, in one of the boxes a multiplication sign appears as a plus sign, which some action groups fear well prove confusing for members who are not familiar with these calculations.
    • Our modern multiplication sign (×) seems to have been invented by the British mathematician William Oughtred.

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