Translation of multiply in Spanish:


multiplicar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈməltəˌplaɪ//ˈmʌltɪplʌɪ/

transitive verb

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    to multiply sth ( by sth) multiplicar algo ( por algo)
    • two multiplied by three equals six dos (multiplicado) por tres son seis
    • Imaginary numbers are real numbers multiplied by i.
    • The number of initial ovules (number of ovules at anthesis) from the fruits was estimated by multiplying the number of carpels by two, because each carpel always has two ovules.
    • Let's see how a mathematician might understand what's going on when a negative number is multiplied by a negative number.
    • He made a mechanical device, Gunter's scale, to multiply numbers based on the logs using a single scale and a pair of dividers.
    • It is very easy to multiply two numbers and get a result, but it is hard to take a result and get back the two numbers.
    • If you multiplied this number out, you would have a number 1,791,864 digits long.
    • My head tells me that I am teaching an inaccurate mathematical concept when I tell children that the quick way to multiply a whole number by 10 is to add a zero to the right-hand end.
    • Also, Alice knows the quick method of multiplying a number by eleven.
    • The ratio is multiplied then by 100 to convert to percent.
    • Multiplication problems at the advanced level required multiplying a three-digit number by a one- or two-digit number.
    • One of them is the canonical method: we multiply the numbers mentioned that divide the number sought by each other; we add one to the product; this is the number sought.
    • As the above table of calculations demonstrates, the more digits we use of the decimal expansion of 2, the more nines we get after the decimal point when we multiply the number by itself.
    • He described a computational trick for multiplying a number by 11.
    • The objects in the two piles are counted, the two numbers are multiplied and the result is stored somewhere.
    • The way most people learn to multiply large numbers looks something like this.
    • He correctly states that: -… a number multiplied by zero is zero, and a number remains the same when zero is subtracted from it.
    • Since any number multiplied by one remains constant, the multiplicative identity is 1.
    • To find the probability that both people have this birthday, we have to multiply their separate probabilities.
    • Play games with your child: throw two dice and multiply the numbers, then move on to multiplying the sum of two throws by the sum of two throws.
    • Hint: multiply your number by 5 and see if it is near a number in the Lucas series.
    • Their troubles were multiplied by the fact they had been given no more information than the passengers.
    • If a second engine is lost, the airplane will still fly, but the problem of increased fuel burn is multiplied.
    • The chance of preventing a coronary event is the absolute risk multiplied by the relative risk reduction, but the question is whether the relative risk reduction is equal in patients of all ages.
    • There is no question that the dead trees greatly multiplied the speed and intensity of the San Bernardino fires.
    • I am one of those increasingly multiplying long-haired adolescent boys!
    • When combined with high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol, smoking multiplies the risk of having a heart attack.
    • An index dominated by frothy sunrise industries multiplies the risk of investing for us all.
    • Wrought iron greatly multiplied the possibilities of tension: much wider roof spans than those offered by timber alone were now possible.
    • Now multiply their problems tenfold and one gets the idea of what a national health care system would be like in the United States with a population of 300 million people.
    • As this bravest and most honest of golfers made his way up the last fairway on the final day, he was greeted by applause that, had it been multiplied ten-fold, might have qualified as lukewarm.
    • For every point that the underlying asset increases, profit is multiplied by the customer's stake, and vice versa.
    • Few institutions were closed, however, as a program of increasing classification of prisoners multiplied the accommodation required.
    • Chronic dioxin exposure is believed to multiply the risk of several cancers, increase the chance of immune system disorders, and to cause liver damage.
    • With optical component prices being cut in half every nine months, it is becoming increasingly affordable to light hundreds of fibers in each bundle, which greatly multiplies available bandwidth.
    • For patients who do not speak or understand the native tongue, the problems are multiplied tenfold.
    • Psychological distress, for example, multiplies the risk of stroke by 1.5 times.
    • It's important because it multiplies the risks of a stroke or heart attack up to four times.
    • It also greatly multiplies prospects for broad adoption, which is one of the most meaningful, quantifiable measures of success.
    • We will need to multiply treatment tenfold - to the same level that we see in countries like Sweden.
    • He said that slower rate of growth and rapid increase of population has multiplied the woes of Northeast and halted its economic development.
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    (risk/benefits/chances) multiplicar

intransitive verb

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    (chances/problems) multiplicarse
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    (animals/organisms) multiplicarse