# Binary Operator *: Examples and Find XZ

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• karush
In summary, a binary operator is a mathematical symbol or function that operates on two operands to produce a result. Some common examples include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and comparison operators. The binary operator * is used for multiplication and can be used in programming to multiply two values together. To find the value of XZ using *, you would need to know the values of both X and Z and use the * symbol between them.
karush
Gold Member
MHB
define the binary operater * by
a*b=a+8b
find
a. 3*5=3+8(5)=43
b. 7"7=7+8(7)=63
c. 5*3=5+8(3)=29
d x*z=x+8z

probably ok
typos?

No, there are no typos in the equations. The binary operator * is defined as a+b= a+8b, so each equation is correctly written.

## 1. What is a binary operator?

A binary operator is a mathematical symbol or function that operates on two operands to produce a result. In programming, it is used to perform operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

## 2. Can you provide some examples of binary operators?

Some examples of binary operators include the plus sign (+) for addition, the minus sign (-) for subtraction, the asterisk (*) for multiplication, and the forward slash (/) for division. Other examples include the greater than (>) and less than (<) symbols for comparison, and the logical operators such as AND (&&) and OR (||).

## 3. How do I use the binary operator * for multiplication?

To use the binary operator * for multiplication, you need to have two operands on either side of the operator. For example, to multiply 5 by 2, you would write it as 5 * 2. The result of this operation would be 10.

## 4. How can I find the value of XZ using the binary operator *?

To find the value of XZ using the binary operator *, you need to have the values of X and Z. You would then write it as X * Z. For example, if X = 4 and Z = 7, the value of XZ would be 28.

## 5. Can the binary operator * be used for other types of data besides numbers?

Yes, the binary operator * can also be used for other types of data such as strings. In this case, it is used for string concatenation, where the * operator joins two strings together. For example, "Hello" * "World" would result in the string "HelloWorld". However, it is important to note that the behavior of the * operator may vary depending on the programming language being used.

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