# multiplicand

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## multiplicand

a number to be multiplied by another number, the multiplier

## multiplicand

[‚məl·tə·pli′kand]
(mathematics)
If a number x is to be multiplied by a number y, then x is called the multiplicand.
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According to the multiplication algorithm, after multiplying numbers in the ones place, the next step is multiplying by the numeral in the tens place of the multiplicand. The instructor and student drew groups of tens according to the multiplier (i.e., six groups of two tens).
Quadratic curve fitting based estimation proposed in [20, 21] also suffers from the drawback that it cannot take into account the effect of one of the multiplicands being a constant.
New multiplicands are entered without reentering the constant or x sign.
On the other hand, in panel (B) each digit of the multiplicand is multiplied by each digit of the multiplier, but no carry is implemented as in the conventional method.
The participants reviewed the multiplicands of one through three, received instruction on the concept and function of the multiplicand of four, and then transitioned to resource rooms for experimental participation; all participants were taught by the same educator.
Five percent is allocated according to population, and 5 percent is reserved for the Cantons with indices of capacity below 100 (a linear formula is employed with population as multiplicand).
his attitude to government spending as a recovery multiplicand contrasted with that of Kahn' (1979, p.
Euclid wrote about this over 2,000 years ago, saying, "One number is said to multiply another when the number multiplied is so often added to itself, as there are units in the [second] number, and another number is produced." More current dictionaries (Webster's Third, College Edition) say: "Multiplication: the process of finding the number or quantity (product) obtained by repeated additions of a specified number or quantity (multiplicand) a specified number of times (multiplier); symbolized in various ways (ex.
Los espejos y la paternidad son abominables porque lo multiplicand y lo divulgan." (39)
If Hagerman's revised value of 10 tons per acre per year is used with the appropriate multiplicand (i.e., .005 instead of 0.05), the correct value of the soil loss attributable to timber harvesting in the Little Tennessee River drainage of North Carolina is only \$19,150 per year, not \$255,000 (Table 4).
(6) Weights used to calculate the Personalized Rate are, in turn, a function of the assessment the firm would be charged under the Unit Rate plan, so that the weight placed on the employer-specific rate increases (and, correspondingly, the weight placed on the Unit Rate declines) as the multiplicand of firm payroll and the Unit (or base assessment) Rate increases.
There are differences in the relative weights used in each place as well as in the multiplicand for the positions.

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