- a number to be multiplied by another.
Origin of multiplicand
1585–95; < Latin multiplicandum, noun use of neuter of multiplicandus to be multiplied, gerundive of multiplicāre to multiply1
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Examples from the Web for multiplicand
To multiply by 10, all you have to do is to put a cipher after the multiplicand.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)
Thomas De Quincey
Let the task be to multiply a multiplicand of four figures by a multiplier of three.The Moral Instruction of Children
Ores are the multiplicand and man the multiplier in the product which represents value or availability.
In short, man is the multiplier and the mineral substance is the multiplicand in the product known as value.
The next step is to arrange the multiplier and the multiplicand above the partial products.
- a number to be multiplied by another number, the multiplierSee also multiplier
C16: from Latin multiplicandus, gerund of multiplicāre to multiply
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Word Origin and History for multiplicand
"number to be multiplied by another number," 1590s, from Latin multiplicandus "to be multiplied," gerundive of multiplicare (see multiply).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A number that is multiplied by another number.
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