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Times

× \[Times]

FilledSmallSquare Alias: AliasIndicator*AliasIndicator.

FilledSmallSquare Infix operator with built-in evaluation rules.

FilledSmallSquare x y is by default interpreted as Times[x, y], which is equivalent to x y or x * y.

FilledSmallSquare Not the same as \[Cross].

FilledSmallSquare \[Times] represents ordinary multiplication, while \[Cross] represents vector cross product.

FilledSmallSquare \[Times] is drawn larger than \[Cross].

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.10.4, Section 3.10.1 and Section 3.10.4.

FilledSmallSquare See also: \[Star] , \[CircleTimes] , \[Divide] , \[Wedge] .