What is the shortcut key for making the "×
" multiplication sign in Mathematica (n.b. × != x
)?
You can enter all the other three basic arithmetic operators by simply typing "+
", "
" and "/
" (or ctrl+/).
What is the shortcut key for making the " You can enter all the other three basic arithmetic operators by simply typing " 

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If you look in the Mathematica documentation for "times" (which is the first place you should always check for questions like this) it gives you the key sequence 


x
? The asterisk*
is the widely used and standardized multiplication symbol. Also, Ctrl+X is cut in all operating systems, so you won't be able to do this anyways... Plus, what about variable names? How would you reference (or even define) them if you did this? Just use*
and be done with it. – Breakthrough Aug 29 '11 at 18:24·
then, as it's standard in my country. – Tyilo Aug 29 '11 at 19:17÷
" (called the obelus) is entered into Mma usingEsc div Esc
. All of the input aliases and more can be found at tutorial/Operators – Simon Aug 30 '11 at 3:12