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  • the product of a quantity by an integer; "36 is a multiple of 9"
  • having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a mult

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  • the product of a quantity by an integer; "36 is a multiple of 9"

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Multiple Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Multiplication is an arithmetic operation for finding the product of two numbers. Multiplication is the third operation in maths after addition which is the first, subtraction which is the second and then there is multiplication.

With natural numbers, it tells you the number of tiles in a rectangle where one of the two numbers equals the number of tiles on one side and the other number equals the number of tiles on the other side.

With real numbers, it tells you the area of a rectangle where the first number equals the size of one side and the second number equals the size of the other side.

For example, three multiplied by five is the total of five threes added together, or the total of three fives. This can be written down as 3 × 5 = 15, or spoken as "three times five equals fifteen." Mathematicians call the two numbers you wish to multiply "coefficients" together, or "multiplicand" and "multiplicator" separately. Multiplicand × multiplicator = product.



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* The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum. - Alexis Carrel

* For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward. - Jim Rohn


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