# Times Symbol

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Symbol Format Data
× Code Point
U+00D7
TeX
\times
SVG

## Usage

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 as the multiplication operator. This site primarily uses the times symbol to represent the cross product operator.

## Related

The asterisk symbol is used in computing and calculators as the multiplication operator.