Multiplicand definition

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The number that is or is to be multiplied by another. In 8 × 32, the multiplicand is 32.
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A number that is multiplied by another number.
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(math.) The number that is, or is to be, multiplied by another (the multiplier)
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(arithmetic) A number that is to be multiplied by another (the multiplier).

In the expression 5 × 7, the "7" is a multiplicand.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
multiplicand
Plural:
multiplicands

Origin of multiplicand

  • Latin multiplicandum neuter gerundive of multiplicāre to multiply multiply1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition