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**cheryl****Guest**

could u help me with product please

**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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The definition of product is simply multiplication!

So, the product of 6 and 5 would be 30, since 6x5=30, and the product of 12 and 4 would be 48, since 12x4=48.

I hope this was what you needed.

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**abc****Guest**

what is the product of 6?

i dont understand product.

**Identity****Member**- Registered: 2007-04-18
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You need two numbers for a product!

You can't say "the product of 6". What this means is

6 ×

It doesn't make sense! You need another number to multiply with!

For example, "the product of 6 and 3" is

6 × 3 = 18

And "the product of 6 and 6" is

6 × 6 = 36

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**hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm****Guest**

what that means is you need to find a product of that number or all of the so 1 and 6, 2 and 3

**Jack678****Guest**

my teachers give me realy hard product sheets but i dont understand them what shoul i do?

**Tina13****Guest**

:DTeacher want's your good just simply tell her that you don't understand it:D

Tina13

**tarlee****Guest**

Roraborealis wrote:

The definition of product is simply multiplication!

So, the product of 6 and 5 would be 30, since 6x5=30, and the product of 12 and 4 would be 48, since 12x4=48.I hope this was what you needed.

thankyou you helped me a lot i was not realy sure thankyou so so much

**Amo****Guest**

How do you get the product of three numbers???

**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Multiply them all together, similar to how you'd find the product of two.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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You can multiply the 3 numbers together in any order you want.

So 2 x 3 x 4 is 2 x 3 or 6, then times 4 is 24.

Or

you can do 4 x 2 is 8 and then times 3 is 24.

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**steven****Guest**

What would it mean by what is the product of the first 15 numbers?

**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Presumably it wants you to find 1x2x3x4x5x6x7x8x9x10x11x12x13x14x15, also known as "15!".

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Alysha****Guest**

im in yr 8 and i do differnt maths to everybody and its really hard and theres some multilication question there just so confussing wat do i do? donno

**Aran****Guest**

Can somebody help me with this riddle

A man doing a survey asks a woman. "how many children do you have a what ages are they?"

She says, "I have 3 children, the product of their ages is the same as the house next door".

After looking next door, he says "Ineed more info."

She says "I've got to go... my oldest chils is calling me"

He says "Thank you, I have everything i need."

What are their ages?

I dont get it, somebody help me!

**bitus****Member**- Registered: 2008-10-12
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Obviously, the product of the ages (or the number next door) must be a perfect square of a prime, let say n^2, so that the only possible combination of factors would be 1,n,n or 1,1,n^2. That's why the surveyor can't tell after the first answer but can after the second. So, n^2 can be 4,9,25 etc and the ages 1,1,4 , 1,1,9 , 1,1,25 etc.

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**Sarah12****Guest**

Well That sounds Like A hard Problem. but you can get it.:)

**Marcus Winter****Guest**

What is the product of a number that has been multipled by itself?

Maths is killing me xD

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi Marcus Winter;

x² is a product of a number multiplied by itself.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**Sam 12****Guest**

This has sorta helped me out cuz i gotta Times fractions and it drags..

**yr 5****Guest**

im in yr 5 and maths is easy like product i mean who doesn't know what product means?

**lfjsdjk****Guest**

mathsyperson wrote:

Presumably it wants you to find 1x2x3x4x5x6x7x8x9x10x11x12x13x14x15, also known as "15!".

it actually doesn't equall fifteen it equals 3026144400. becuase you have to find out what 1*2 is and the product of that *3 and the product of that #4 and the product of that *5 and keep going until you get to the product of 15.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi lfjsdjk;

Welcome to the forum!

That is not quite correct. Mathsyperson did not say 15, he said 15!. That is pronounced 15 factorial. It equals 1 307 674 368 000.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**rstakits****Member**- Registered: 2011-09-19
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I have a question that appears on my son'a homework.....(Translate teh following into an algebraic expression) the product of 800 and a number?

That is the complete question.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi rstakits;

Best I can do is:

800 x

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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