## 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.

#### ** Multiply a range cells by the same number with/without formula**

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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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