Operators > Engineering Operators > Scaling Operator
Scaling Operator
Keyboard Shortcut
Scales x by y. If y is a function, it is applied to x. Otherwise, x and y are multiplied
x and y are scalars, arrays, functions, or units.
Additional Information
The scaling operator is only visible when you click a math region to activate it.
When you type expressions such as 5y, the scaling operator is automatically inserted between the 5 and the y, and it acts as a multiplication operator. However, if you want to scale x by y then you must insert the scaling operator manually using the above keyboard shortcut. Without the scaling operator, PTC Mathcad treats xy as a single variable.
When a result has units, the scaling operator is inserted between the result and the unit. This scaling operator cannot be deleted.
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