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Re: Excel Formulas

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Posted on Sep 17, 2007

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:...

I certainly can't take the time to explain v lookup to you in this forum, but I can direct you to several sites that you can familiarize yourself with it. It's going to take you time to to understand it.

http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2008/03/17/excel-vlookup-3.htm

http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/excelfunctions/ss/vlookup.htm

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

http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2008/03/17/excel-vlookup-3.htm

http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/excelfunctions/ss/vlookup.htm

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

Jun 21, 2009 | Microsoft Business & Productivity Software

Ist I want to know what type of formulas u use in works

Jan 13, 2009 | Business & Productivity Software

It could have a virus or simply too much data in it or too much data linked to it. Try doing a copy of the whole spreadsheet, and then paste the data into a new spreadsheet. If it doesn't contain too many different formulas, try pasting only the values, and then replace the formulas manually. You might also try just deleting the links, if there are any. If this doesn't solve it, reply to this thread and let us know.

Hope this will FixYa!!!

Hope this will FixYa!!!

Sep 30, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Are you looking to solve any particular problem?--- because there are a huge number of possible formulas in Excel.

However, in my opinion, the most commonly needed ones are addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and summing.

Suppose you have the following numbers typed into your Excel spreadsheet:

**columns: A B C D**

**rows**

**1 ** 20 3

**2 ** 10 4

**3 ** 15 2

**4 ** 1 2 3

Then suppose you type in the following formulas (in the D column):

**columns: A B C D**

**rows**

**1 ** 20 3 =A1+B1

**2 ** 10 4 =A2-B2

**3 ** 15 2 =A3*B2

**4 ** 1 2 3 =sum(A4:C4)

Then the following answers will appear in the D column:

**columns: A B C D**

**rows**

**1 ** 20 3 23

**2 ** 10 4 6

**3** 15 2 30

**4** 1 2 3 6

However, in my opinion, the most commonly needed ones are addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and summing.

Suppose you have the following numbers typed into your Excel spreadsheet:

Then suppose you type in the following formulas (in the D column):

Then the following answers will appear in the D column:

Sep 29, 2008 | Microsoft Business & Productivity Software

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

The most likely problem is that you (or somebody) has R1C1 reference style turned on.

In the TOOLS menu, choose OPTIONS and switch to the GENERAL tab. Look for the checkbox labeled R1C1 reference style. If it is checked, this will cause your symptoms.

Just uncheck the box and click OK.

I'm not sure what happens to existing formulas. If you (or somebody) has written formulas that rely on the R1C1 style, I don't know if they automatically get updated to the regular style or not, but that should be easy to discover.

In the TOOLS menu, choose OPTIONS and switch to the GENERAL tab. Look for the checkbox labeled R1C1 reference style. If it is checked, this will cause your symptoms.

Just uncheck the box and click OK.

I'm not sure what happens to existing formulas. If you (or somebody) has written formulas that rely on the R1C1 style, I don't know if they automatically get updated to the regular style or not, but that should be easy to discover.

Jan 10, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel/HP030561151033.aspx

check this link for all excel formula

check this link for all excel formula

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