Learn how to use the multiplication (*) operator in Notion formulas.
number * number
You can also use the function version,
12 * 4 // Output: 48
multiply(12,-4) // Output: -48
If you need to work with more than two operands, the shorthand
*is by far the easiest way to do it.
4 * 5 * 5 // Output: 100
multiply(multiply(4,5),5) // Output: 100
The example database below shows the interest owned by three pirates who smartly invest some of their savings.
The Interest Earnings formula shows the total amount of interest that their investment generates over a number of years, given a specific interest rate.
This example uses the simple interest formula
- is the principal
- is the rate of interest converted to a decimal (e.g. 7% is converted to 0.07)
- is the number of period (in this case, years)
prop("Investment") * prop("Interest Rate") * prop("Years")
Instead of using hard-coded numbers, I’ve called in each property using the
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