# Multiplying Numbers

Learn how to multiply the contents of registers and memory cells.

## Multiplication

To multiply two numbers, in pseudocode, we write:

```
(b) * (a) -> (b)
```

This means that we want the program to **multiply** the number at the address (location) `b`

by the number at the address `a`

.

### Multiplication in C and C++

In C and C++, we can write multiplication one of two ways:

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