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partial product

Syllabification: par·tial prod·uct

Definition of partial product in English:

noun

Mathematics
1The product of one term of a multiplicand and one term of its multiplier.
1.1The product of the first n terms of a large or infinite series, where n is a finite integer (including 1).
Example sentences
  • The partial products algorithm, for example, makes explicit the place values in a problem like 362 x 4.

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