PRODUCT

Multiplies all the numbers given as arguments and returns the product.

Syntax

PRODUCT(number1,number2,...)

Number1, number2, ...     are 1 to 30 numbers that you want to multiply.

Remarks

  • Arguments that are numbers, logical values, or text representations of numbers are counted; arguments that are error values or text that cannot be translated into numbers cause errors.
  • If an argument is an array or reference, only numbers in the array or reference are counted. Empty cells, logical values, text, or error values in the array or reference are ignored.

Example

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

ShowHow to copy an example

  • Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
  • Select the example in the Help topic.

 Note   Do not select the row or column headers.

Selecting an example from Help

Selecting an example from Help
  • Press CTRL+C.
  • In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.
  • To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Formulas tab, in the Formula Auditing group, click the Show Formulas button.
 
1
2
3
4
A
Data
5
15
30
Formula Description (Result)
=PRODUCT(A2:A4) Multiplies the numbers above (2250)
=PRODUCT(A2:A4, 2) Multiplies the numbers above and 2 (4500)
 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2003