#### Looking for basic multiplaction formula

```HI ALL,
I'm trying to multiply cells d5-d9 by cells a5-a9 and
put the answer in cells d14 - d18 ( using caps )
I have tried     =(D5*A5)
in d14 and then pulling it down to d18
```
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Concarp (1)
10/30/2006 4:15:01 AM
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```Sounds to me like you had it right... what's not working?

In cell D14 enter "=D5*A5"
Copy that and paste it in cells D15 to D18.

Ken Puls, CMA - Microsoft MVP (Excel)
www.excelguru.ca

Concarp wrote:
> HI ALL,
> I'm trying to multiply cells d5-d9 by cells a5-a9 and
> put the answer in cells d14 - d18 ( using caps )
> I have tried     =(D5*A5)
> in d14 and then pulling it down to d18
```
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ken.puls (14)
10/30/2006 5:01:17 AM
```You don't need the parenthesis, though that shouldn't stop it working.

As long as your numbers really are numbers  (=ISNUMBER(A5) in any cell will
tell you if what is in cell A5 is), then as long as your cells D14:D18 are
formatted as numeric or general, then in cell D14 you should be able to put
=A5*D5 and drag down and have it work.

If not then describe EXACTLY what you are seeing vs what you expected

--
Regards
Ken.......................    Microsoft MVP - Excel
Sys Spec - Win XP Pro /  XL 97/00/02/03

----------
It's easier to beg forgiveness than ask permission :-)

"Concarp" wrote:

> HI ALL,
> I'm trying to multiply cells d5-d9 by cells a5-a9 and
> put the answer in cells d14 - d18 ( using caps )
> I have tried     =(D5*A5)
> in d14 and then pulling it down to d18
```
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ken.wright (2489)
10/31/2006 11:55:01 AM

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