# Multiplication FAQs:

Q: Is multiplication division?

A: Yes.

Q: Is multiplication often written using the sign "×" between the terms?

A: Yes, that is, in infix notation.

Q: Is multiplication as the "multiplicatively denoted" binary operation in a ring?

A: Yes.

Q: Is multiplication also defined for other types of numbers?

A: Yes, such as complex numbers, and more abstract constructs, like matrices.

Q: Is multiplication called a product?

A: Yes.

Q: Is multiplication not?

A: Yes, and in general, commutative for matrices and quaternions.

Q: Is multiplication documented in the Egyptian?

A: Yes, and Greek, Indian and Chinese civilizations.

Q: Is multiplication known to be power associative?

A: Yes.

Q: Is multiplication not commutative?

A: Yes, and therefore this group is nonabelian.

Q: Was multiplication very similar to modern decimal multiplication?

A: Yes.

Q: Is multiplication extended in a similar way to rational numbers and then to real numbers?

A: Yes.

Q: Is multiplication not a group?

A: Yes, and even if we exclude zero.

Q: Is multiplication repeated?

A: Yes, and the resulting operation is known as exponentiation.