Ala carte final

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def ala_carte_multiply(num1, num2):
    # Convert the input numbers to strings to work with individual digits
    num1_str = str(num1)
    num2_str = str(num2)

    # Initialize an array to store intermediate results
    intermediate_results = []

    # Initialize a variable to keep track of the number of zeros to append
    num_zeros_to_append = 0

    # Iterate through each digit of num2 in reverse order
    for digit2 in reversed(num2_str):
        digit2 = int(digit2)
        carry = 0
        temp_result = ["0"] * num_zeros_to_append  # Append zeros for place value

        # Multiply num1 by digit2
        for digit1 in reversed(num1_str):
            digit1 = int(digit1)
            product = digit1 * digit2 + carry
            temp_result.append(str(product % 10))
            carry = product // 10

        # If there's a carry after multiplying with all digits in num1, append it
        if carry > 0:
            temp_result.append(str(carry))

        # Reverse the temp_result and join it to form a number
        intermediate_results.append(int("".join(reversed(temp_result))))

        # Increment the number of zeros to append for the next iteration
        num_zeros_to_append += 1

    # Sum up all the intermediate results
    final_result = sum(intermediate_results)

    return final_result

# Example usage:
num1 = 123456789
num2 = 987654321
result = ala_carte_multiply(num1, num2)
print(result)