Q: Why do they have a multiplication sign?

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The sign of multiplication is x or *

Ã·division sign (a.k.a. obelus)1659Johann RahnÃ—multiplication sign1618William Oughtred

The multiplication sign is shown as X in maths

grece

there is not one on there

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The sign of multiplication is x or *

The multiplication sign on my keybord is * or ctrl 8

x

Ã·division sign (a.k.a. obelus)1659Johann RahnÃ—multiplication sign1618William Oughtred

Use a CAPITAL 'X'. For divison use the forward slash '/'

The × symbol for multiplication was introduced by William Oughtred in 1631.

The multiplication sign is shown as X in maths

THe multiplication sign.

there is not one on there

grece

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiplication_sign It's just called the "multiplication sign" or "multiplication operator".

It is the sign of multiplication in an expression.