A sign, especially ×, used to indicate that one quantity is to be multiplied by another, as in 2×3=6.
- 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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Syllabification: mul·ti·pli·ca·tion sign
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