## Lattice multiplication method

Posted: 12th December 2013 by Tim in Mathematics
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The lattice multiplication method is a way of multiplying two numbers in a simple, concise form. It works a lot like the traditional method taught in schools but can be easier and faster for multiplying large numbers. Let’s go through it step by step, using the example of 64 x 17: 1) Draw a box, […]

## Math product symbol in LaTeX

Posted: 28th August 2013 by Tim in LaTeX
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In a similar manner to the summation symbol, the product symbol can easily be added to a LaTeX document using the \prod notation. The sybmol can be compressed to fit on one line (useful for small equations displayed within a text block), or enlarged to make it more readable. For example, to print the formula […]