Multiply Numbers in Excel – Tutorial and Practice


Learn how to multiply numbers in Excel. After reading and practicing this tutorial, you will know how to calculate a value times another value.
Check out our Excel Basics tutorial where you can learn Excel’s fundamentals.

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If you want to multiply numbers In Excel, use the sign asterisk (*) sign. See the example below: 


Learn how to use multiplication (times by) in Excel in two simple steps

Multiply Values – Two steps formula
Step 1 – Always start a formula by using the = (equals) sign
Step 2 – Use the asterisk sign (*) to multiply values

The formula should look like this:



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Let’s practice and learn how to multiply numbers:

Important links

  1. Excel Basics
  2. SUM function
  3. Basic Math in Excel: