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In [[mathematics]], '''multiplication''' is a [[binary operation]] between two [[element]]s in a [[set]], in a broad sense. Depending on what set of [[element]]s are interacting, there are many types of multiplications with different properties. The multiplication sign is represented by the "x" or a medium sized dot <math>(\cdot)</math>. Multiplication is the inverse of division.
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In [[mathematics]], '''multiplication''' is a [[binary operation]] between two [[element]]s in a [[set]], in a broad sense. Depending on what set of [[element]]s are interacting, there are many types of multiplications with different properties. The multiplication sign is represented by the "x" (<math>\times</math>) or a medium-sized dot <math>(\cdot)</math>. Multiplication is the inverse of division.
  
  
Multiplication is achieved by adding a number to itself as many times as the second number has value. For example, 4x4 would equal 4+4+4+4, which in turn equals 16. This is called repeated addition.
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Multiplication is achieved by adding a number to itself as many times as the second number has value. For example, <math>4\times4</math> would equal <math>4+4+4+4</math>, which in turn equals <math>\boxed{16}</math>. This is called repeated addition.
  
 
== Types of Multiplications ==
 
== Types of Multiplications ==

Latest revision as of 08:40, 4 March 2021

In mathematics, multiplication is a binary operation between two elements in a set, in a broad sense. Depending on what set of elements are interacting, there are many types of multiplications with different properties. The multiplication sign is represented by the "x" ($\times$) or a medium-sized dot $(\cdot)$. Multiplication is the inverse of division.


Multiplication is achieved by adding a number to itself as many times as the second number has value. For example, $4\times4$ would equal $4+4+4+4$, which in turn equals $\boxed{16}$. This is called repeated addition.

Types of Multiplications


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