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mul·ti·pli·cand

 (mŭl′tə-plĭ-kănd′)
n.
The number that is or is to be multiplied by another. In 8 × 32, the multiplicand is 32.

[Latin multiplicandum, neuter gerundive of multiplicāre, to multiply; see multiply1.]

multiplicand

(ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkænd)
n
(Mathematics) a number to be multiplied by another number, the multiplier. See also multiplier
[C16: from Latin multiplicandus, gerundive of multiplicāre to multiply]

mul•ti•pli•cand

(ˌmʌl tə plɪˈkænd)

n.
a number to be multiplied by another.
[1585–95; < Latin multiplicandum, neuter gerundive of multiplicāre to multiply1]

mul·ti·pli·cand

(mŭl′tə-plĭ-kănd′)
A number that is multiplied by another number.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.multiplicand - the number that is multiplied by the multiplier
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
Translations

multiplicand

[ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkænd] Nmultiplicando m

multiplicand

nMultiplikand m
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These were sheets of paper with twenty problems in which the multiplicand (i.e., top number) was a two-digit number and the multiplier (i.e., bottom number) was a one-digit number.
We adjusted all their 15 min suspended sediment estimates to account for the dilution from spring discharges in the perennial corridor (multiplicand factor = m/s at gage 09402000/[[m.sup.3]/s at gage 09402000 + 6.32 [[m.sup.3]/s baseflow]).
2d at 80 ("Two numbers are at issue: the multiplicand--the amount of Iran's annual expenditures on terrorist activities--and the multiplier--the factor by which the multiplicand should be multiplied to yield the desired deterrent effect.").
In addition, the elements of s in key generation and r in encryption only contain the values from the set {0, [+ or -]1}; hence, we could replace integer multiplication with addition and subtraction if multiplicand equals [+ or -]1.
In the case of the RS encoder, the multiplicand A(x) corresponds to a coefficient of the code generator polynomial, the multiplier B(x) to the data input, andp(x) is the irreducible polynomial of the Galois field.
Consider the 4 bit multiplicand and multiplier as 0.
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The multiplicand part of (8) ensures that the energy-rich node is selected as the CH whereas the multiplier part ensures that the node which minimizes the intracluster communication cost is selected as the CH.
After some further sharing of examples where both the multiplier and the multiplicand were both even numbers and where the multiplier was even and the multiplicand was odd, the students concluded that an even numbered answer would be found if an even number was a factor in the situation.
The classical multiplication algorithm multiplies every digit of a multiplicand by every digit of the multiplier and adds the result to the partial product.
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Booth multiplication tests the LSBs of the multiplier to determine whether adding or subtracting the multiplicand is needed in each iteration.