Math. the number that is, or is to be, multiplied by another (the multiplier)
Origin of multiplicandClassical Latin multiplicandus, to be multiplied, gerund, gerundive of multiplicare, multiply
The number that is or is to be multiplied by another. In 8 × 32, the multiplicand is 32.
Origin of multiplicandLatin multiplicandum, neuter gerundive of multiplicare, to multiply; see multiply1.
- (arithmetic) A number that is to be multiplied by another (the multiplier).
- In the expression 5 Ã— 7, the "7" is a multiplicand.