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Returns the value of multiplying the first argument by the second argument. Equivalent to the * operator.

  • Each argument can be a literal Integer or Decimal number, a function returning a number, or a reference to a column containing numeric values.
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NOTE: Within an expression, you might choose to use the corresponding operator, instead of this function. For more information, see Numeric Operators.

 

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derive value: MULTIPLY(10,4) as:'forty'

Output: The values 10 and 4 are multiplied and stored in a new column called forty

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derive value:MULTIPLY(value1, value2)

ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
value1YstringThe first value must be an Integer or Decimal literal, column reference, or expression that evaluates to one of those two numeric types.
value2YstringThe second value must be an Integer or Decimal literal, column reference, or expression that evaluates to one of those two numeric types.

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value1, value2

Integer or Decimal expressions, column references or literals to multiply together.

  • Missing or mismatched values generate missing string results. 

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Required?Data TypeExample Value
YesLiteral, function, or column reference returning an Integer or Decimal value15


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Example - Numeric Functions

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EXAMPLE - Numeric Functions
EXAMPLE - Numeric Functions

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