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

NOTE: Within an expression, you might choose to use the corresponding operator, instead of this function. For more information, see Numeric Operators.

 

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

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

derive type:single 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.

value1, value2

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

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


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