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Excel IMPRODUCT Function

Excel IMPRODUCT function
Summary 

The Excel IMPRODUCT function returns the product of one or more complex numbers. The complex number must be in the form x + yi or x + yj. Use the COMPLEX function to create a complex number from real and imaginary parts.

Purpose 
Get product of complex numbers
Return value 
Product as complex number
Syntax 
=IMPRODUCT (inumber1, [inumber2], ...)
Arguments 
  • inumber1 - Complex number 1.
  • inumber2 - [optional] Complex number 2.
Version 
Usage notes 

The Excel IMPRODUCT function returns the product of one or more complex numbers. Complex numbers are is input as text, and must be in the form x + yi or x + yj. The result of IMPRODUCT is a complex number as text.

For example:

=IMPRODUCT("1+2i",3) // returns "3+6i"
=IMPRODUCT("1+2i","1+2i") // returns "-3+4i"

In the example shown, the formula in D6, copied down, is:

=IMPRODUCT(B6,C6)

Notes:

  • Only lowercase "j" and "i" are accepted by IMPRODUCT. Other values will result in the #NUM error.
  • IMPRODUCT can handle up to 255 numbers

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