Project I am working on has the following:

Base Rate, Opt Yr 1, Opt Yr 2, Opt Yr 3, Opt Yr 4.

I need each Opt Yr to calculate Base Rate + 5%, However, I have 40 rows to do this for. Can I create a formula outside the cells I am using that will automatically calculate each time I put a base rate in a cell instead of having to create a formula for each and every cell in every row? I know it is possible but I cannot remember how to do it and I was stumped when creating the formula. I believe I am missing something. Please help, project due soon!

Yes you can create the formula outside the cell or you can create it one time and copy it down to the other cells. That way it will populate once it is used.

The formula should be Base Rate * .05 to get the result then add the result back to the base rate.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

Formulas are used to specify calculations based on values in designated cells. Excel supports basic calculations as well as statistical, trigonometric and other specialized functions.

Formulas used in Excel must follow a certain syntax.

- All formulas begin with an equals sign
**(=)**. - Some formulas use operands such as
**+,-, *,/**for addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.

For example, the formula =A1+A2+A3 would add the contents of cells A1, A2 and A3. - Other formulas refer to different functions such as SUM, AVERAGE and others.

For example, the formula =SUM(A1:A3) would add the contents for the range A1 through A3. - Formulas can be
**combined with operands.**

For example, the formula =10*SUM(A1:A3) would add the contents cells A1 through A3 and multiply them by 10. - Functions can
**be nested within each other.**

For example, the formula =SQRT(10*SUM(A1:A3)) would take the square root of ten times the sum of cells A1 through A3. When functions are nested, it is important that the number of left parentheses match the number of right parentheses.

Aug 19, 2011 | Microsoft EXCEL 2004 for Mac

The IRR function is provided by Excel so you can calculate an
internal rate of return for a series of values. The IRR is the interest
rate accrued on an investment
consisting of payments and income that occur at the same regular
periods. In the values provided to the function, you enter payments you
make as negative values and income you receive as positive values.

For instance, let's say you are investing in your daughter's business, and she will make payments back to you annually over the course of four years. You are planning to invest $50,000, and you expect to receive $10,000 in the first year, $17,500 in the second year, $25,000 in the third, and $30,000 in the fourth.

Since the $50,000 is money you are paying out, it is entered in Excel as a negative value. The other values are entered as positive values. For instance, you could enter –50000 in cell D4, 10000 in cell D5, 17500 in cell D6, 25000 in cell D7, and 30000 in cell D8. To calculate the internal rate of return, you would use the following formula:

=IRR(D4:D8)

The function returns an IRR of 19.49%.

The ranges you use with the IRR function must include at least one payment and one receipt. If you get a #NUM error, and you have included payments and receipts in the range, then Excel needs more information to calculate the IRR. Specifically, you need to provide a "starting guess" for Excel to work with. For example:

=IRR(D4:D8, -5%)

This usage means that the IRR function starts calculating at –5%, and then recursively attempts to resolve the IRR based on the values in the range.

For instance, let's say you are investing in your daughter's business, and she will make payments back to you annually over the course of four years. You are planning to invest $50,000, and you expect to receive $10,000 in the first year, $17,500 in the second year, $25,000 in the third, and $30,000 in the fourth.

Since the $50,000 is money you are paying out, it is entered in Excel as a negative value. The other values are entered as positive values. For instance, you could enter –50000 in cell D4, 10000 in cell D5, 17500 in cell D6, 25000 in cell D7, and 30000 in cell D8. To calculate the internal rate of return, you would use the following formula:

=IRR(D4:D8)

The function returns an IRR of 19.49%.

The ranges you use with the IRR function must include at least one payment and one receipt. If you get a #NUM error, and you have included payments and receipts in the range, then Excel needs more information to calculate the IRR. Specifically, you need to provide a "starting guess" for Excel to work with. For example:

=IRR(D4:D8, -5%)

This usage means that the IRR function starts calculating at –5%, and then recursively attempts to resolve the IRR based on the values in the range.

Jun 09, 2010 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Full...

Use the following formula as an array formula, you need to hit "Shift+Ctrl+Enter" after entering the formula. Lets say you have the Name in column "B", the Age in column "C" and the amount paid in column "D". Here is the formula.

=SUM((B2:B7="Abhilash")*(C2:C7>0)*(D2:D7))

It will calculate the amount paid if the name =Abhilash" and the Agr is greater than zero.

=SUM((B2:B7="Abhilash")*(C2:C7>0)*(D2:D7))

It will calculate the amount paid if the name =Abhilash" and the Agr is greater than zero.

Apr 11, 2009 | Microsoft Works 8.0 for PC

Try this formula=((A1)*(1+A2))-A3
Where:
A1 is the original Balance
A2 is the interest rate
A3 is the money paid for the preceding month

Apr 02, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Hi Aviks,

Normal average works well for linear distribution, but here is non-linear distribution of work. So here is the formula that has been taken from project management concepts. Please try for different values of x and y

Try to keep x+y=6

=(StandardWorkingHr*x+(ActualWorkingHr-StandardWorkingHr)*y)/(x+y)

e.g.

=(StandardWorkingHr*5+(ActualWorkingHr-StandardWorkingHr)*1)/5)

if you can share data with me, I can give you the exact formula.

Normal average works well for linear distribution, but here is non-linear distribution of work. So here is the formula that has been taken from project management concepts. Please try for different values of x and y

Try to keep x+y=6

=(StandardWorkingHr*x+(ActualWorkingHr-StandardWorkingHr)*y)/(x+y)

e.g.

=(StandardWorkingHr*5+(ActualWorkingHr-StandardWorkingHr)*1)/5)

if you can share data with me, I can give you the exact formula.

Mar 09, 2009 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Full...

=10000*(1+0.96)^12

=10000*(1+0.10)^18

=10000*(1+0.10)^24

=10000*(1+0.10)^18

=10000*(1+0.10)^24

Dec 02, 2008 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Full...

Hello,

The formula should go like this:

=IF(C11>40,(C11-40)*D11,0)

This one will give you the result of (ONLY overtime hours)*(hourly wage), and if there are no overtime hours the result is 0.

Now, if you need to multiply that result with say 1,5 or whatever - insert the number you need like this:

=IF(C11>40,(C11-40)*D11*1.5,0)

If you need more help, please ask.

The formula should go like this:

=IF(C11>40,(C11-40)*D11,0)

This one will give you the result of (ONLY overtime hours)*(hourly wage), and if there are no overtime hours the result is 0.

Now, if you need to multiply that result with say 1,5 or whatever - insert the number you need like this:

=IF(C11>40,(C11-40)*D11*1.5,0)

If you need more help, please ask.

Sep 14, 2008 | Business & Productivity Software

Count will only work with numbers. So select another box where you want your number and use this formula: =count(x:x) This should give the count number then you will need to find the difference. In another box, use =sum(x-x). This should give you your difference.

If this helps you, please rate me. Thanks, Patty

If this helps you, please rate me. Thanks, Patty

Dec 17, 2007 | Business & Productivity Software

Okay, here's a possible solution--based on my interpretation of your problem.

Suppose you have some value in cell B1, and the month (either Jan, Feb, or Mar) is stored in cell A1. The formula in C1, which performs calculations based on which month appears in A1, is as follows:

=IF(A1="Jan",B1*0.25,IF(A1="Feb",B1*0.3,IF(A1="Mar",B1*0.4)))

In this example, the value in B1 is multiplied by .25 if the month is Jan, by .3 if it's Feb, and .4 if it's Mar.

Suppose you have some value in cell B1, and the month (either Jan, Feb, or Mar) is stored in cell A1. The formula in C1, which performs calculations based on which month appears in A1, is as follows:

=IF(A1="Jan",B1*0.25,IF(A1="Feb",B1*0.3,IF(A1="Mar",B1*0.4)))

In this example, the value in B1 is multiplied by .25 if the month is Jan, by .3 if it's Feb, and .4 if it's Mar.

Nov 09, 2007 | Business & Productivity Software

If I understand correctly, you want to figure the normal wages at 40 hours and less. If there is more then 40 hours, calculate the normal 40 hours, then calculate the hours overtime (time and a half) and add them to get a total.

B5 columns are filled with this:

=IF(A5>$B$1,($B$2*$B$1)+((A5-$B$1)*($B$3)),A5*$B$2)

NOTE: The $ sign doesn't refer to money, it refers to an absolute reference so when copying a formula, the cell references with a $ sign are fixed and don't adjust according to the relative position to where it's being pasted.

Please rate as FixYa! or ask please clarify. ThankYa!

B5 columns are filled with this:

=IF(A5>$B$1,($B$2*$B$1)+((A5-$B$1)*($B$3)),A5*$B$2)

NOTE: The $ sign doesn't refer to money, it refers to an absolute reference so when copying a formula, the cell references with a $ sign are fixed and don't adjust according to the relative position to where it's being pasted.

Please rate as FixYa! or ask please clarify. ThankYa!

Oct 22, 2007 | Microsoft Excel 2003 (06503995)

Jan 28, 2016 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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I still think my formula is wrong.

=SUM(BaseRate*.05)(Opt Yr 1)

How do I get the formula outside the cell to populate for all 4 columns? I know there is a simple way of doing it but I am not getting it correct.

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