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Decimal.Multiply Method

Multiplies two specified Decimal values.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Multiply ( _
	d1 As Decimal, _
	d2 As Decimal _
) As Decimal

Parameters

d1
Type: System.Decimal

The multiplicand.

d2
Type: System.Decimal

The multiplier.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

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

The following code example creates several pairs of Decimal values and calculates their products with the Multiply method.

Module DecimalMulDivRemDemo
    Const dataFmt As String = "{0,-35}{1,31}" 

    ' Display Decimal parameters and their product, quotient, and  
    ' remainder. 
    Sub ShowDecimalProQuoRem(left as Decimal, right as Decimal)
        Console.WriteLine()
        Console.WriteLine(dataFmt, "Decimal left", left )
        Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, "Decimal right", right )
        Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, 
            "Decimal.Multiply( left, right )", 
            Decimal.Multiply( left, right ) )
        Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, 
            "Decimal.Divide( left, right )", 
            Decimal.Divide( left, right ) )
        Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, 
            "Decimal.Remainder( left, right )", 
            Decimal.Remainder( left, right ) )
    End Sub 

    Sub Main( )
        Console.WriteLine( "This example of the " & vbCrLf & 
            "  Decimal.Multiply( Decimal, Decimal ), " & vbCrLf & 
            "  Decimal.Divide( Decimal, Decimal ), and " & vbCrLf & 
            "  Decimal.Remainder( Decimal, Decimal ) " & vbCrLf & 
            "methods generates the following output. It displays " & 
            "the product, " & vbCrLf & "quotient, and remainder " & 
            "of several pairs of Decimal objects." )

        ' Create pairs of Decimal objects.
        ShowDecimalProQuoRem( 1000D, 7D ) 
        ShowDecimalProQuoRem( -1000D, 7D ) 
        ShowDecimalProQuoRem( 
            new Decimal( 1230000000, 0, 0, False, 7 ), 
            0.0012300D )
        ShowDecimalProQuoRem( 12345678900000000D, 
            0.0000000012345678D )
        ShowDecimalProQuoRem( 123456789.0123456789D, 
            123456789.1123456789D )
    End Sub 
End Module  

' This example of the 
'   Decimal.Multiply( Decimal, Decimal ), 
'   Decimal.Divide( Decimal, Decimal ), and 
'   Decimal.Remainder( Decimal, Decimal ) 
' methods generates the following output. It displays the product, 
' quotient, and remainder of several pairs of Decimal objects. 
'  
' Decimal left                                                  1000 
' Decimal right                                                    7 
' Decimal.Multiply( left, right )                               7000 
' Decimal.Divide( left, right )       142.85714285714285714285714286 
' Decimal.Remainder( left, right )                                 6 
'  
' Decimal left                                                 -1000 
' Decimal right                                                    7 
' Decimal.Multiply( left, right )                              -7000 
' Decimal.Divide( left, right )      -142.85714285714285714285714286 
' Decimal.Remainder( left, right )                                -6 
'  
' Decimal left                                           123.0000000 
' Decimal right                                              0.00123 
' Decimal.Multiply( left, right )                     0.151290000000 
' Decimal.Divide( left, right )                            100000.00 
' Decimal.Remainder( left, right )                                 0 
'  
' Decimal left                                     12345678900000000 
' Decimal right                                   0.0000000012345678 
' Decimal.Multiply( left, right )          15241577.6390794200000000 
' Decimal.Divide( left, right )       10000000729000059778004901.796 
' Decimal.Remainder( left, right )                    0.000000000983 
'  
' Decimal left                                  123456789.0123456789 
' Decimal right                                 123456789.1123456789 
' Decimal.Multiply( left, right )     15241578765584515.651425087878 
' Decimal.Divide( left, right )       0.9999999991899999933660999449 
' Decimal.Remainder( left, right )              123456789.0123456789

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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