## How do you multiply a cell by a constant in Excel?

Multiply a column of numbers by a constant number

- Type =A2*$B$2 in a new column in your spreadsheet (the above example uses column D). Be sure to include a $ symbol before B and before 2 in the formula, and press ENTER.
- Drag the formula down to the other cells in the column.

**How do you multiply every cell by a constant?**

You can use the Paste Special function to multiply a range of cells by a number as follows:

- Input the number 8.7 into a blank cell and copy it.
- Select the range that you want to multiply a value, and click Home > Paste > Paste Special.

**How do I multiply all values in a column in Excel?**

How to Multiply a Column by a Number in Excel (2 Easy Ways)

- Mulitply Column with a Number Using Formula (Hardcoding the Value in Formula) Hardcoding the Value in the Formula. Multiply Entire Column with a Value in a Cell.
- Mulitple Column with a Number Using Paste Special.

### How do you automatically multiply two columns in Excel?

Select the cell with the constant number (B1), and press Ctrl + C to copy it to the clipboard. Select the cells you want to multiply (C4:C7). Press Ctrl + Alt + V, then M, which is the shortcut for Paste Special > Multiply, and then press Enter.

**How do I apply a formula to an entire column?**

Just select the cell F2, place the cursor on the bottom right corner, hold and drag the Fill handle to apply the formula to the entire column in all adjacent cells.

**How do you multiply a constant in sheets?**

To multiply by a different constant, simply change the value used in cell B2….Example: Multiply Column by a Constant in Google Sheets

- 10 * 5 = 50.
- 15 * 5 = 75.
- 18 * 5 = 90.
- 20 * 5 = 100.
- 25 * 5 = 125.

#### How do you multiply a range of cells by the same number in sheets?

These steps can help you use the MULTIPLY formula in your spreadsheet:

- Select your active cell.
- Type “=” to start your formula.
- Type “MULTIPLY” followed by a parenthesis.
- Enter the first number you want to multiply.
- Add a comma.
- Enter the second number you want to multiply.
- Add a closing parenthesis.
- Press “Enter.”

**What is a constant in Excel formula?**

A constant is a value that doesn’t change (or rarely changes). Because a constant doesn’t change, you could just enter the value right into the formula. For instance, if you want to determine 10% commission on sales, you could use the formula =Sales*. 10.

**What is an array constant Excel?**

An array constant is a hard-coded set of values provided in an Excel formula. Array constants appear in curly braces {} like this: {“red”,”blue”,”green”} Array constants are often used in array formulas to create or manipulate several values at once, rather than a single value.

## How do you multiply a group of cells by the same number?

Multiply a column of numbers by the same number

- In cell B2, type an equal (=) sign.
- Click cell A2 to enter the cell in the formula.
- Enter an asterisk (*).
- Click cell C2 to enter the cell in the formula.
- Now type a $ symbol in front of C, and a $ symbol in front of 2: $C$2.
- Press Enter.