# How do you make a multiplication sign on the keyboard?

The easiest way to make a multiplication sign using a computer keyboard is to just use a lowercase x. You can also use the asterisk symbol that is above the number 8 on your keyboard.

### What is the multiplication sign on a laptop keyboard?

there is no seperate multiplication key present in the laptop keyboard. we can use multiplication key by pressing= SHIFT+8 If you are using the calculator in windows, the multiplication key is the star. * You can use 'shift' '8'. Desk top key boards have a separate * symbol somewhere above the numeric pad. Some laptops have a function where you can turn the right hand side of the qwerty keyboard into a number pad. When…

### When you are using scientific notation why do you use a x instead of a regular multiplication sign?

Purely a matter of convenience. 'x' is an acceptable character that means "multiplied by", and it appears on the keyboard, whereas the regular multiplication sign doesn't. Well . . . to be perfectly honest, we don't even know what a "regular multiplication sign" is. ======================================== Another contributor agreed: I was just going to ask that, what is a regular multiplication sign? For 50 years I have been using x I think he means when he…