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The result of a multiplication is the product. The numbers which are multiplied together are called factors.
In this context, it is also one of the most well-known commutative operations: It yields the same result, regardless of placement of numbers.
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Multiplication also possesses the associative property.
The opposite of multiplication is division.
Properties of Multiplication
- Multiplying any number by 1 yields that same number again. E.g.
- Multiplying any number by 0 yields 0. E.g.