Handwritten x

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The letter x is often written differently in a mathematical context to prose text, in order to distinguish it from the multiplication symbol, \(\times\). How exactly it's written varies around the world.

Three ways of writing the letter x. The first is two straight diagonal lines. The second is also two diagonal lines, but the top-left corner has a hook. The third looks like two curves, with points facing outwards, and touching in the middle.
Three ways of writing the letter x

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