MULTIPLY

MULTIPLY Syntax Diagram

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.

Non-catchable runtime error

Related

COMPUTE, MULTIPLY-CORRESPONDING