# How To Multiply In Google Sheets (Using The 3 Basic Methods) Google sheets is a spreadsheet software among Google drive services. One of the interesting features about the software is that it allows users to collaborate, and its spreadsheet format is also compatible with Microsoft Excel which is one of the most used spreadsheet software. While working on spreadsheets, you would a lot of times need to make some calculations like multiplication of values, and if you don’t know what to do exactly, your work would take a longer time than necessary. Multiplying in Microsoft Excel is quite straightforward compared to Google sheets, for Google sheets, there are a couple of ways to multiply. Let’s explore them.

## Multiply Operator

The multiply operator is simply an asterisk in which you input the values which you want to multiply or the cells which contain the values you want to multiply. You can use the multiply operator to multiply two or more numbers or cells. For example, if the numbers which you want to multiply are 6 and 4, simply go to the empty cell which you want to use for the result and enter (=6*4), and it would be replaced with the answer which is 24. If you’re going to use several signs like addition into multiplication, For example (6×4+6). First, make sure everything comes in the correct order, that is (6*4+6), NOT (6+4*6) because the result would be 60 instead of 30. Instead of using the values in the cell, you can use the cell numbers, for example, if the value 6 is in cell A1, and the value 4 is in cell B1, you can simply enter (A1*B1) and you would get your result which is 24.