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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

Ok - if your question is "What is Excel" - then the answer is that it is a spreadsheet program that allows you the ability to compute data (usually numbers) for example, pulling together a list of hours worked by employees and adding them up automatically. It also can be used to develop sophisticated computational models and I have used it to develop professional services proposal sizing tools using formulas and functions ... which is a good segwey into my other answer.

If your question is "what is a function or formula in Excel" - then the answer is a function or formula in Excel is a collection of mathematical, text, statistical, etc. preprogrammed tools that allows you to manipulate the data you have in your spreadsheet e.g. a SUM() function that adds a series of numbers, and AVERAGE() funtion that computes the average of a series of numbers, etc.

Hope that helps!

Rgds

David

If your question is "what is a function or formula in Excel" - then the answer is a function or formula in Excel is a collection of mathematical, text, statistical, etc. preprogrammed tools that allows you to manipulate the data you have in your spreadsheet e.g. a SUM() function that adds a series of numbers, and AVERAGE() funtion that computes the average of a series of numbers, etc.

Hope that helps!

Rgds

David

Oct 01, 2010 | Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Upgrade:...

VLOOKUP(A1,Sheet2A2:B20,2,FALSE)

The assumption here is A1 in Sheet 1 is the cell you want to reference, This cell can be pasted - Any problems let me know.

The assumption here is A1 in Sheet 1 is the cell you want to reference, This cell can be pasted - Any problems let me know.

Jan 21, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Jan 14, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for PC

I found some excellent links to excel formulas for you:

This link lists excel formulas by category:

http://www.techonthenet.com/excel/formulas/

This link has some custom formulas for excel that you can download:

http://www.ozgrid.com/VBA/Functions.htm

This link lists excel formulas by category:

http://www.techonthenet.com/excel/formulas/

This link has some custom formulas for excel that you can download:

http://www.ozgrid.com/VBA/Functions.htm

Sep 20, 2008 | Microsoft Business & Productivity Software

type in "=" and then go to the cell in the 2nd sheet and click on the cell that contains the value you want carried to sheet 1. Then drag copy the forumula in sheet 1 to all the cells you want it to relate to. Now, if you place a value in e.g. A1 of sheet 2, then that same value will appear in A1 of sheet 1.

Good luck.

Good luck.

Sep 13, 2008 | Microsoft Business & Productivity Software

for example, cell A1 has date (01-01-2008) and cell A2 has current date (08-24-2008) and cell A3 shows total days, is that you want to know? if yes, apply formula as under...

cell A3......(properties set as General to show digits)................ =SUM(A2-A1)

cell A3......(properties set as General to show digits)................ =SUM(A2-A1)

Aug 25, 2008 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007:...

That depends on which version of Excel you are using.

Excel 2003 supports up to 65,335 formulas

Excel 2007 has no limit.

you can communicate between the worksheets which are contained by one workbook (one excel-file).

Communicating between files cannot be done with formula's.

Excel 2003 supports up to 65,335 formulas

Excel 2007 has no limit.

you can communicate between the worksheets which are contained by one workbook (one excel-file).

Communicating between files cannot be done with formula's.

Apr 04, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

you have to use the reference Do you know how to use it

Mar 31, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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