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multiplication
American English: /ˌməltəpləˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of multiplication in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • Magiste compared performance of strong German-Swedish bilinguals and German-dominant monolinguals on arithmetic tasks that required a series of simple additions, subtractions, multiplications or divisions.
    • Distraction was based on arithmetic equations (additions, subtractions, multiplications, and divisions) displayed for 10 seconds in a corner of the screen.
    • These teachers thought it inappropriate to ask kindergartners and first and second graders to experience multiplications, divisions, fractions and decimals at such an early age.
    Example sentences
    • The dots used above do not mean a matrix or vector multiplication in the strict sense.
    • For matrix multiplication, vectors without superscript are treated as columns and vectors with the T superscript as rows.
    • Cayley gave a matrix algebra defining addition, multiplication, scalar multiplication and inverses.

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