*= (Multiplication Assignment) (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions) Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance Azure Synapse Analytics Analytics Platform System (PDW)

Multiplies two numbers and sets a value to the result of the operation. For example, if a variable @x equals 35, then @x *= 2 takes the original value of @x, multiplies by 2 and sets @x to that new value (70).

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Syntax

expression *= expression  

Note

To view Transact-SQL syntax for SQL Server 2014 and earlier, see Previous versions documentation.

Arguments

expression
Is any valid data type expression, except the bit type, in the numeric category.

Result Types

Returns the data type of the argument with the higher precedence. For more information, see Data Type Precedence (Transact-SQL).

Remarks

For more information, see * (Multiplication) (Transact-SQL).

See Also

Compound Operators (Transact-SQL)
Expressions (Transact-SQL)
Operators (Transact-SQL)