# Multiplication Concept (k-12math.info)

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Multiplication is often written using the multiplication sign "×" between the terms; that is, in infix notation. The result is expressed with an equals sign. For example,
- [math]2\times 3 = 6[/math] (verbally, "two times three equals six")
- [math]3\times 4 = 12[/math]
- [math]2\times 3\times 5 = 6\times 5 = 30[/math]
- [math]2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2 = 32[/math]
There are several other common notations for multiplication: - Multiplication is sometimes denoted by either a middle dot or a period:
- [math]5 \cdot 2 \quad\text{or}\quad 5\,.\,2[/math]
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