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- This page describes the dyadic arithmetic function. For sign of a single argument, see Signum.
×), Multiply, or Product is a dyadic scalar function which gives the arithmetic product of its arguments. Times shares the glyph
× with the monadic arithmetic function Signum.
A long, slow way to write
Multiplication is commutative and associative, but, due to floating point error, may result in small differences between mathematically equivalent expressions.
The identity element for Times is
Reduction with Multiply gives the product of the whole list.
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