## Multiplication Assignment

multiplication assignment operator takes two operands, multiplies the value in right operand to that of the left operand, and assigns the result back to the left operand

`*=`

symbol is used for multiplication assignment operator

```
a *= 5 //equivalent to a = a * 5
a *= b //equivalent to a = a * b
```

## Examples

1. multiplication assign `a`

with 5

```
var a = 4;
a *= 5;
console.log(a);
```

2. multiply `a`

with `b`

and assign the result back to `a`

```
var b = 7;
var a = 4;
a *= b;
console.log(a);
```