MULTIPLY


Basic form

MULTIPLY n1 BY n2.

Effect

Multiplies the contents of n1 by the contents of n2 and places the result in n1 .

This is equivalent to: n1 = n1 * n2.

Example

DATA: DAYS_PER_YEAR TYPE P VALUE 365, HOURS_PER_DAY TYPE F VALUE '24.0', MINUTES_PER_YEAR TYPE I VALUE 1. MULTIPLY MINUTES_PER_YEAR BY DAYS_PER_YEAR. MULTIPLY MINUTES_PER_YEAR BY HOURS_PER_DAY. MULTIPLY MINUTES_PER_YEAR BY 60.

MINUTES_PER_YEAR now contains 525600.

Note

The details about conversions and performance given under COMPUTE also apply to MULTIPLY .

Note

Runtime errors

Related COMPUTE , MULTIPLY-CORRESPONDING

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