# Multiplication Symbol Dot

**Other symbols can also be used to denote multiplication often to reduce confusion between the multiplication sign and the common variable x.**

**Multiplication symbol dot**. Only a comma or full stop period may be used as a decimal marker. If you can t insert one on your device consider using an alternate notation such as parentheses or an asterisk. You can also copy one from an online website or an existing document. Use to mean by when you refer to screen resolution or dimensions.

For example x y for the product of x and y. Examples 48 48 pixels the application icon should be 62 62 pixels and png format. Use the multiplication sign not the letter x to indicate the mathematical operation. Multiplication sign definition the symbol or between two mathematical expressions denoting multiplication of the second expression by the first.

In mathematics a small middle dot can be used to represent product. Multiplication often denoted by the cross symbol by the dot by juxtaposition or on computers by an asterisk is one of the four elementary mathematical operations of arithmetic with the others being addition subtraction and division. In many non anglophone countries the primary symbol for multiplication is the dot operator as in a b. In certain algebraic notations the sign is suppressed and multiplication is indicated by immediate juxtaposition or contiguity as in ab.

Use an asterisk if you need to match the ui. The multiplication of whole numbers may be thought as a repeated addition.