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Math Help - When do I mutiply in an equation?

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    When do I mutiply in an equation?

    When I see an equasion wirtten out, somtimes they leave out the * to make it quicker to read... if I see



    Dose this say..

    (2 to the power of n) * (square root of 5) ?

    PS - isn't there a math BBcode on this site?
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    re: When do I mutiply in an equation?

    Quote Originally Posted by anewhobby View Post
    When I see an equasion wirtten out, somtimes they leave out the * to make it quicker to read... if I see



    Dose this say..

    (2 to the power of n) * (square root of 5) ?

    PS - isn't there a math BBcode on this site?
    2^n\sqrt 5=2^n \cdot \sqrt 5

    2\sqrt[n] {5}=2 \cdot \sqrt[n] {5}
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    re: When do I mutiply in an equation?

    Quote Originally Posted by anewhobby View Post
    When I see an equasion wirtten out....
    That's not an equation; all equations have an = sign.
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    Re: When do I mutiply in an equation?

    Quote Originally Posted by princeps View Post
    2^n\sqrt 5=2^n \cdot \sqrt 5

    2\sqrt[n] {5}=2 \cdot \sqrt[n] {5}
    thanks man.. that is what I thought.. cheers
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    Re: When do I mutiply in an equation?

    to answer your "PS", the math bbcode on this site is [tex]
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