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## How to multiply a range of cells by same number in Excel?

Supposing you have a range of numbers, and now you want to multiply them by a number 8.7, do you have any effective and quick methods to deal with this task?

#### Multiply a range cells by the same number with Paste Special function

Excel provides a quick way to apply a mathematical operation on a range of cells. You can use the Paste Special function to multiply a range of cells by a number as follows:

1. Input the number 8.7 into a blank cell and copy it.

2. Select the range that you want to multiply a value, and click Home > Paste > Paste Special. See screenshot below: 3. In the Paste Special dialog box, click All option in the Paste section, and click Multiply option in the Operation section, and click the OK button. See screenshot above:

And the selected range will be multiplied by the number 8.7. See screenshot below: #### Multiply a range cells by the same number with formula in Excel

Apart from the Paste Special feature, we can also apply a formula to Multiply a range of cells with the same number in Excel. Please do as follows:

1. Select a blank cell, says Cell E1, and type the formula =A1*\$D\$1 (A1 is the first cell of the range you will multiply with the same number, D1 is the cell with the specified number you will multiply with) into it, and press the Enter key. 2. Drag Cell E1's AutoFill handle right to Cell G1, and then drag down to the Cell G8. See screenshot above.

And now each cell in the specified range (A1:C8 in our case) are multiplied by 8.7 at once.

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1. Select the range that you want to multiply a value, and click Kutools > More > Operation, see screenshot: 2. In the Operation Tools dialog box, choose Multiplication from Operation box, and enter the number 8.7 into the Operand box, and click the Ok button. See screenshot: Note: If you want to create formulas as well, you can check Create formulas option. If the selected cells include formulas, and you don’t want to multiply the calculated results of formulas, please check Skip formula cells option. See screenshot: #### Demo: Multiply a range cells by the same number with/without formula

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I am trying to create a formula for a cell and keep getting an error. I want to multiply a cell but i want it to figure different amounts. example: cell A19 i want it to figure cell A17 total if less than 500 multiply cell A18*5, then If cell A17 total is less than 1000 multiply A18*10, then if A17 is less than 1500 multiply A18*15, then if A17 is greater than 1500 multiply A18*20.what i have tried is: IF=(a17
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I am trying to create a formula for a cell and keep getting an error. I want to multiply a cell but i want it to figure different amounts. example: cell A19 i want it to figure cell A17 total if less than 500 multiply cell A18*5, then If cell A17 total is less than 1000 multiply A18*10, then if A17 is less than 1500 multiply A18*15, then if A17 is greater than 1500 multiply A18*20.what i have tried is: IF=(a17[/quote]
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:D Greate help, Thanks.
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Thank you so much. This saved me a ton of time. :-)
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Thank you so much! it was really helpful :)
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hi hellow please can you help ya excel multiply formula could help with me please.
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In Excel 2010 In 1. Cell Value is 12*4 In 2. Cell Value is 60 We want multiply 1*2 Cell each other and answer is 2880, how it is possible, please help.
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after entering values in cell 1 (12/4) u have to copy and paste special that value in another cell b1

later u can multiply a2 with b1 and get ur result.
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Let there are eight nos , 234 269 311 634 711 748 987 1001 Now I want to multiply the maximum of close numbers( the nos which are very close to each other) by a no. for example: 311 x A1, 748 x A2, & 1001 x A3 how should I proceed ?
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in excel 2007
cell A1 value is 4
cell A2 value is 5
cell A3 value is 4
cell A4 value is 3

cell B5 value is 50

i want to multiply each cell multiply by B5.

Answer will only in C5 cell, even i change each value of cell A1 to A4.

for example if i change A3 value 4 to 6, answer will 50*6=300 etc.
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may I know the answer for this? thank you
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Hi Farhan,
1. Select Cell B5, press Ctrl + C to copy it。
2. Select Range A1:A4, right click, and click Paste Special > Paste Special in the context menu.
3. In the Paste Special dialog, check Multiply option, and click OK.
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Great, thank you very much
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