Multiplication symbol in textbook display

07282018, 12:00 PM
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Multiplication symbol in textbook display
Why does the Prime use an asterisk for the multiplication symbol in the textbook display? Wouldn't a dot be more conventional? (I think an asterisk is fair enough for the inline, algebraic display.)
— Ian Abbott 

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