posted by Patricia

In helping my 4th grade grandson last night with his math, he had problems like this
93 * 18. I asked what the asterisk meant and he said the teacher said to "figure it out"

1. Ms. Sue

When we use a keyboard, * means multiply. If we use x, it could be misinterpreted as an unknown.

2. Kris

Instead of having an "x" for multiplying, the "*" represents multiplication as well.
So 93 times 18. The answer would then be 1,674.
Hope I helped!

3. Patricia

Thanks to both of you for replying, now it makes sense.

4. Ms. Sue

You're welcome. :-)

5. Anonymous

PAINTBRUSHES ARE SOLD IN PACKS OF 6
EACH ART CLASS NEEDS 4 PACKS FOR A PROJECT
HOM MAY PACKS OF PAINTBRUSHES ARE NEEDED FOR THE 21 CLASSES INTHE SCHOOL
AND HOW MANY TOLAL PAINTBRUSHES ARE NEEDED FOR THE SCHOOL

6. ray

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7. Fatima

36/2=18

8. Anonymous

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9. jannelle a morales

13+6+9= +6+9= +9+15

10. Anonymous

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11. drwls

oh wow, crazy teacher huh? well it means to just multiply it

12. Tracy

it fun

13. Aleyna

For Patricia

Means X( times)

14. good dancer

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15. judy

8÷1=8

16. HEY

Being a teacher, they should at least tried to help your grandson. It means to multiply, hope this helps :)

17. Anonymous

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19. darlene

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20. damien

21. pam

Find two numbers the exact answer is between 6 × 7381

22. Joneisha

60,000

23. Christine

* means to multiply.

24. Courtney

How to do my 4th grade work? I would ask the teacher or parents for help.

25. Anonymous

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how does she have

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29. Anonymos

It Means Multiplication. You can also use a simple dot when righting it out.

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