# Power Automate Mul Function Explained

The Power Automate Mul function lets you mutlipy two numbers to calculate the sum.

In this article, Iâ€™ll introduce you to the mul function and will provide a step-by-step guide on how to use the function in a Microsoft flow.

## Power Automate Mul Function

Returns the result of multiplying two numbers together.

### Syntax

``mul(<multiplicand1>, <multiplicand2>)``

#### Input parameters

• multiplicand1 (mandatory): The number that will be multiplied by multiplicand2.
• multiplicand2 (mandatory): The number that will multiply multiplicand1.

#### Return value

• Returns the result of the first number multiplied by the second number.

### Power Automate Mul Expressions Example

``````mul(4,3)
=> 3

// float example
mul(4.7,3.2)
=> 15.040000000000001

// with variable
mul(variables(â€˜myNumberâ€™), 3)``````

## How To Use The Power Automate Mul Function

Follow the steps to use the Power Automate Mul function in a flow.

New flow

4. #### Setup Initialize variable: 1) Provide a name, 2) select type Integer, 3) Set value to â€˜4â€™

Setup variable