What is the use of Math.imul( ) Function in JavaScript?


Math.imul( )

Unlike other multiplying functions, the Math.imul() function returns the result of the C-like 32-bit multiplication of the two parameters. Its application is very high in projects like Emscripten

syntax

var product = Math.imul(a, b);

This method takes two numbers and gives out their multiplication value.

Example-1

In the following example, two normal integers were given as parameters to the method Math.Imul() and the obtained result is displayed as shown in the output.

Live Demo

<html>
<body>
<script>
   document.write(Math.imul(3, 4));
   document.write("</br>");
   document.write(Math.imul(-3, 4));
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

12
-12


Example-2

In the following example, c-like 32-bit values were given as parameters to the method Math.Imul() and the obtained result is displayed as shown in the output

Live Demo

<html>
<body>
<script>
   document.write(Math.imul(0xffffffff, 4));
   document.write("</br>");
   document.write(Math.imul(0xfffffffe, 4));
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

-4
-8
raja
Published on 31-Jul-2019 13:44:55
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