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# Python Math: Multiply two integers without using the * operator in python

## Python Math: Exercise-19 with Solution

Write a Python program to multiply two integers without using the * operator.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

``````def multiply(x, y):
if y < 0:
return -multiply(x, -y)
elif y == 0:
return 0
elif y == 1:
return x
else:
return x + multiply(x, y - 1)

print(multiply(3, 5));
```
```

Sample Output:

```15
```

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## Python: Tips of the Day

Creating a sequence of numbers (zero to ten with skips):

```>>> range(0,10,2)
[0, 2, 4, 6, 8]
```

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