Multiplication Computing Notation
When entering an expression in a computer multiplication is represented using the asterisk symbol.
Shown below are examples of expressions of using the asterisk symbol on the left, and the dot notation on the right.
3 * 4 = 12
1 * 2 = 2
6 * 5 = 30
Multiplication is a basic arithmetic operation performed on two numbers. Multiplying a number by another number is the same as taking n groups of the other number.