Times Symbol (×)

The times symbol is used in math to represent the cross product operator. Typically the symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this means take the cross product of the vector and the vector . Note, the times symbol is often used in elementary math to introduce the concept of multiplication. This site uses the times symbol to represent the cross product operator.

Symbol Format Data
× Unicode
215
TeX
\times
SVG

Usage

Cross Product

The cross product operates on two vectors and produces another vector as a result.