PHP also gives us operators for performing multiplication (`*`

) and division (`/`

).

echo 2 * 3; // Prints: 6 echo -21 / 7; // Prints: -3

Like with addition and subtraction, when we perform multiplication or division, the computer will return an integer whenever the operation evaluates to a whole number.

The reverse is also true:

$num_cookies = 24; $num_friends = 7; $cookies_per_friend = $num_cookies / $num_friends; echo $cookies_per_friend; // Prints: 3.4285714285714

In the code above, we performed an operation on two integers that didn’t divide into each other evenly, so the computer returned a floating point number.

Let’s multiply and divide!

### Instructions

**1.**

Meg is trying to figure out how long, on average it takes her to learn a programming language. So far, she knows Ruby, Python, JavaScript, and C++. Create a variable, `$num_languages`

, and assign to it the number of programming languages she has learned. Create a second variable, `$months`

and assign `11`

to it, which is the number of months she’s spent learning how to code.

**2.**

Let’s get more precise. Meg realizes that she hasn’t quite studied every day. Create a variable `$days`

and assign as its value the result of multiplying `$months`

by the number of days per month she thinks she actually spent studying, which is 16 days each month.

**3.**

Let’s figure out, on average, how many days it took her to learn each language. Assign the result of of this operation to a variable `$days_per_language`

.

**4.**

Print your `$days_per_language`

variable to the terminal.