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MULTIPLY: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use MULTIPLY in Google Sheets?

MULTIPLY is a Google Sheets function that multiplies two numbers together. To use it, type =MULTIPLY(A,B) into a cell, where A is the first number and B is the second number. The result will be displayed in the cell.

What is the syntax of MULTIPLY in Google Sheets?

In Google Sheets, the MULTIPLY operator is used to multiply two numeric values together. The syntax is as follows:

MULTIPLY(number1, number2)

Where number1 and number2 are the two numeric values to be multiplied together.

What is an example of how to use MULTIPLY in Google Sheets?

Multiplying numbers in Google Sheets is easy. Just type the numbers you want to multiply into adjacent cells in a column, and then press the "=" button at the top of the column to calculate the product. For example, if you want to multiply the numbers 2 and 3, you would type "2" into cell A1, "3" into cell A2, and then press "=A1*A2" to calculate the product. The answer (6) will appear in cell A3.

When should you not use MULTIPLY in Google Sheets?

There are a few instances when you should not use MULTIPLY in Google Sheets. One such instance is when you are multiplying two numbers that are both less than 1. In this case, you would be better off using the COS or SIN functions to calculate the result. Another instance where you should not use the MULTIPLY function is when you are multiplying a number by a decimal. In this case, you would be better off using the DIVIDE function to calculate the result. Finally, you should not use the MULTIPLY function when you are multiplying a number by a number that is equal to 0. In this case, the result would be 0, and you would not get the desired outcome.

What are some similar formulae to MULTIPLY in Google Sheets?

In Google Sheets, there are a few similar formulae to MULTIPLY. The first is the PRODUCT function, which multiplies the values in two arrays. The second is the SUMPRODUCT function, which multiplies the values in two arrays and then sums the products. The third is the AVERAGE function, which multiplies the values in two arrays and then calculates the average.

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