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

In this article, I’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(‘myNumber’), 3)``````

## How To Use The Power Automate Mul Function

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

1. #### Create a new flow with trigger ‘Manually trigger a flow’ New flow

2. #### Add a new step by clicking on ‘+ New step’ 3. #### Search for ‘initialize’ and click on ‘Initialize variable’ 4. #### Setup Initialize variable: 1) Provide a name, 2) select type Integer, 3) Set value to ‘4’ Setup variable

5. #### Add a compose step by searching for ‘compose’ and clicking on ‘Compose’   