Multiplying is certainly a frequent and easy task in **Excel**. We often need to **multiply rows in Excel **to get a job done.Â In this article, I am going to show you how to **multiply rows** in **Excel** in 4 ways. For each way, I will discuss two cases for your convenience.

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**Download Practice Workbook**

This is a sample workbook that I am going to use to illustrate how to **multiply rows** in **Excel**. Here, I have the Number of** Working Days **for the month of January of three individual persons named

**,**

*James***and**

*Adam,***along with**

*Bob***and**

*Working Hours/Day***. And I am going to calculate**

*Earning/Hour***and**

*Working Hours/Month*

*Salary**.*

**4 Ways to Multiply Rows in Excel**

I am going to describe how to multiply **rows** in **Excel **in four ways. You can easily learn these methods and apply the ones you find useful.

### 1. Basic Way to Multiply Rows in Excel

In this section, I am going to discuss the basic way to multiply **rows **in **Excel.**

#### 1.1. A Row by a Cell

To find the ** Working Hours/Month**, you have to multiply

**and**

*Working Days***. For this,**

*Working Hour /Day*Select the

**C6**cell and type the following formula.

`=C5*$G$5`

**C5**and

**G5**cell values and as a result, you will get the result in cell

**C6**.

You have to put the

**Dollar Sign**to use an

**absolute cell reference**for

**Cell G5**sinceÂ you need to multiply all the row elements with this

**Cell**.

Then, press **ENTER**. You will get the working hour per month of January for **James**.

Now, use the **Fill Handle **to **Autofill** the formula up to **Cell E6**. As a consequence, you will find the * Working Hours per Month* for

*and*

**Adam***.*

**Bob**#### 1.2. A Row by Another Row

Now, letâ€™s have a look at how to multiply a **row** with **another row**. In this case, I am going to multiply ** Working Hour per Month** with

**to calculate the Salary. For this,**

*Earning per Hour*First, select

**C8**and type the formula.

`=C6*C7`

**cell**

**C6**and

**cell**

**C7**and the result will pop up in

**cell**

**C8**.

Then, press **ENTER**. You will get the **salary** of ** James** for the month of

**January**.

After that, use the **Fill Handle **to **AutoFill** the formula up to **Cell E8 **to complete the multiplication.

**Read More: What is the Formula for Multiplication in Excel for Multiple Cells? (3 Ways)**

### 2. Multiply Rows in ARRAY

You can multiply **rows** in **Excel** using the **ARRAY**Â formula.

#### 2.1. A Row by a Cell

Here, I am going to multiply multiple cell values of the same **row** by a **certain **cell value. To do so, you need to,

First, select the cell range of your choice.

I selected the cell range **C5:E5**.

Then write the formula in the formula bar or in the selected cell.

`=C5:E5*G5`

**ENTER**,

**. As a result, you will see the**

__press CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER__*for*

**Working Hours per Month***,*

**James***and*

**Adam***at one go.*

**Bob**Here, you will get the multiplication of the cells

âž¤

**G5**and

**C5**in

**cell**

**C6**.

âžŁ

**G5**and

**D5**in

**cell**

**D6**.

âž˘ And,

**G5**and

**E5**in

**cell**

**E6**.

You will see the **curly bracket** in the formula bar as a result of multiplication in **ARRAY**.

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#### 2.2. A Row by Another Row

Now, letâ€™s multiply **multiple **cell values of two **rows** by one another. To calculate the ** Salary** by multiplying

**and**

*Working Hours per Month***,**

*Earning per Hour*First, select the cell range

**C8**:

**E8**.

Then type the following formula in the **formula bar**.

`=C6:E6*C7:E7`

__press__as itâ€™s an

**CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER****array**formula. Consequently,

**Excel**will return the

*for*

**Salary***,*

**James***and*

**Adam***.*

**Bob**Here, you will get the multiplication of the cells

âž¤ Cells

**C6**and

**C7**are in

**cell**

**C8**.

âžŁ Cells

**D6**and

**D7**are in

**cell**

**D8**.

âž˘ And, the cells

**E6**and

**E7**in

**cell**

**E8**.

** **Curly brackets will appear again for performing multiplication in **ARRAY**.

**Read More: How to Multiply Multiple Cells in Excel (4 Methods)**

### 3. Multiply Rows Using PRODUCT Function

You can also multiply **rows** using the **PRODUCT **function.

The **PRODUCT** function returns the result of multiplying all the inputs.

If cells **A1** and **A2** both contain numbers, for example, you can multiply them using the formula **=PRODUCT(A1,A2)**.

#### 3.1. A Row by a Cell

Letâ€™s have a look at how to multiply a **row **by a **cell **using the **PRODUCT **function. To find out the ** Working hours per Month**, you should multiply the number of

**and**

*Working Days (Jan)***. For this,**

*Working hours per Day*First, select

**C6**and type the following formula,

`=PRODUCT(C5,$G$5)`

**cell C5**and

**cell G5**in

**cell C6**. Here, I used

**Dollar Sign**which indicates

**Absolute Cell Reference**

**Â**so that I can use

**AutoFill**later.

Press **ENTER**, it will return **Working Hours/Month** of **James**.

Now, use the **Fill Handle **to **AutoFill **the formula up to **Cell E6**.

#### 3.2. A Row by Another Row

You can also multiply a **row** by another **row** using the **PRODUCT** function. Suppose you want to get the ** Salary** by multiplying

**and**

*Working Hours per Month***. For this,**

*Earning per Hour*First, select

**cell C8**and type the following formula,

`=PRODUCT(C6,C7)`

**cell C6**and

**cell C7**in

**cell C8**.

Then, press **ENTER**. It will return the **Salary **of **James** for the month of **January**.

Now, use the **Fill Handle **to **AutoFill **the formula up to **Cell E8**.

**Read More:** **If Cell Contains Value Then Multiply Using Excel Formula (3 Examples)**

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**How to Multiply a Column by a Number in Excel (4 Easy Methods)****Multiply by Percentage in Excel (4 Easy Ways)****How to Multiply a Column in Excel by a Constant (4 Easy Ways)****Multiply Two Columns and then Sum in Excel**

### 4. Multiply Rows Using Paste Special

In this section, I am going to discuss how to multiply **rows **in **Excel **using Paste Special.

**4.1. A Row by a Cell**

Suppose you want to calculate ** Working Hours per Month **by multiplying

**and**

*the number of Working Days***. For this,**

*Working Hour per Day*First,

**copy**the values of

**C5:E5**then

**Paste**them to

**C6:E6**.

Then, **copy G7**.

After that, select the cell range **C6:E6**.

Then **right click the mouse**. A

**context menu**will appear. Select

**Paste Special**from there.

**Paste Special **window will appear. Now select **Multiply**.

Then, click **OK**.

The output will be like this where it shows the total **Working Hours/Month for James**,** Adam**, and **Bob**.

The formatting will be like **cell G7 **as we have pasted **cell G7 **in all **three cells**.

#### 4.2. A Row by Another Row

Now, we will see how to multiply a **row **with another **row **using **Paste Special**. Suppose you want to calculate total ** Salary **by multiplying

**and**

*Working Hours per Month***.**

*Earning per Hour*For this,

First, copy

**C6:E6**then

**Paste**them to

**C8:E8**.

Then, **Copy C7:E7**.

After that, select the cell range **C8:E8**. Then **right click the mouse**. A

**context menu**will appear. Select

**Paste Special**from there.

As a result, **Paste Special **window will pop up. Select **Multiply **from there, then click **OK**.

**Multiplication **will be done. The output will be like this,

**Read More: Multiplication Formula in Excel (6 Quick Approaches)**

## Practice Workbook

Multiplication of **rows** in **Excel **is undoubtedly easy. However, the most significant fact to master the task is to practice. Thatâ€™s why I have attached a sheet for you to practice.

## Conclusion

In this article, I have tried to explain how to multiply **rows** in **Excel **in four possible simplest ways. I will be immensely delighted if anyone finds it helpful. And lastly, if anyone wants to give any feedback, please let us know your thoughts in the comment section.

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