You can use the asterisk (*) symbol in Excel to perform multiplication. And there are other ways to perform multiplication in Excel.

## Multiplication Symbol in Excel:

Use the Asterisk (*) to multiply the numbers in Excel Expressions and Formulas. See the calculation performed using multiplication sign in Excel.

**Multiply two numbers**: You can type ‘=25*4’in excel cell to multiply 25 with 4.**Number and a Cell Value**: Enter the ‘=25*A1’ in a Cell to multiply a number with the Value in the Cell A1 (i.e., First Cell in the Sheet)**Two Ranges**: Type ‘=A1*B1’ to multiply the values in Range A1 and B1**Multiplication in expression**:’=(25*45)+(35-2)*15′

### Where is Multiply symbol on keyboard?

Multiplication symbol is on the number key, it is on number 8. You need to press Shift+8 to enter the * sign. It is 9th key from the left in the second row of the keyboard.

### Multiplication Function in Excel:

You can use PRODUCT function to multiply range of values in Excel Formula. Here are simple examples to perform multiplication using PRODUCT function in Excel.

Formula | Result | Description |
---|---|---|

=PRODUCT(25,4) | 100 | Multiply two numbers |

=PRODUCT(A1,B1) | 200 | Multiply Two Cells (A1=100,B1=2) |

=PRODUCT(A1:A4) | 16 | Multiply All Cell Values in the Range (Where A1 to A4 =2) |