# How do you write as a mathematical expression: The product of 5 and x?

Mar 22, 2018

$5 \times x = 5 x$

#### Explanation:

The product implies that there is multiplication involved, so they are essentially asking for "What is 5 times x?"

As a mathematical expression, it would be $5 x$ or as an equation, it would be:
$5 \times x = 5 x$