# Multiplication meaning

*product*) obtained by repeated additions of a specified number or quantity (

*multiplicand*) a specified number of times (

*multiplier*): symbolized in various ways (Ex.: 3 × 4 = 12 or 3 4 = 12, which means 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 12, to add the number three together four times)

The teacher set us ten multiplications as homework.

An example of multiplication is 4 times 2 equals 8.