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set the varialble

set the variable product the multiple of a and b

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Hi there.

Set the variable product to be a multiple of the variables a and b.

a = 6
b = 2

product = a * b

Hi, I understand that the response you gave is correct but can you explain the question to me?

Why is the question phrased as 'Set the variable product to to be a multiple of the variables a and b'? The wording is confusing.. to be a multiple implies that the variable product could either be a multiple of 2, 6 or 12. It seems like it should read "Set the product variable to be the result of a * b"