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# Decimal.Multiply Operator

.NET Framework 4.5

Multiplies two specified Decimal values.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

## Syntax

```public static decimal operator *(
decimal d1,
decimal d2
)
```

#### Parameters

d1
Type: System.Decimal

The first value to multiply.

d2
Type: System.Decimal

The second value to multiply.

#### Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
The result of multiplying d1 by d2.

## Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

The return value is less than MinValue or greater than MaxValue.

## Remarks

The Multiply method defines the operation of the multiplication operator for Decimal values. It enables code such as the following:

```using System;

public class Example
{
public static void Main()
{
Decimal number1 = 16.8m;
Decimal number2 = 4.1m;
Decimal number3 = number1 * number2;
Console.WriteLine("{0:N2} x {1:N2} = {2:N2}",
number1, number2, number3);
}
}
// The example displays the following output:
//        16.80 x 4.10 = 68.88
```

If the language you're using doesn't support custom operators, call the Multiply method instead.

## Version Information

#### .NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

#### .NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

#### Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

#### .NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

#### .NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

## Platforms

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.