In Excel I need to put in a formula that doubles my price list. For example £7.68 i need to put in a formula so that it doubles the price to £15.36

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• sandra571 May 12, 2009

Many, many thanks for your help as I am not too big on my formulas. Problem sorted.

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I can help u with the formula if u tell what is the cell number of the price and the cell number of the repeater. also the cell number where u wanna show the sum.

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• Teet Bergmann May 12, 2009

lets say that the price in cell A1 is £ 7.68 and the sum u wanna show in cell B1 then u add in function line over b1 a formula like so =sum(A1*2)

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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.

1. All formulas begin with an equals sign (=).
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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

Steps to figure out formulas in excel

Hello this is Baris,
If you forget about the numbers and start naming your cells you can figure out your own formulas... Example :)

You buy apples, and you pay \$2 per piece

in this case you have 2 numbers to find out how much you will pay.

price per apple
quantity

you have 3 apples you pay 6 dollars very simple right. 2 times 3.

Same thing in excel but this time you will just say price times quantity and excel will do the calculation for you.

Type in A1 Price
Type in B1 Quantity
Type in C1 Cost

Now, Column C is your calculation area.
Type in A2 2 (price for apples)
Type in B2 3 (quantity of apples)
Type in C2 =A2*C2 (price times quantity)

Now on, you don't have to calculate anything. You can change you price and quantity, cost will change by itself. Because the value in that cell is now related to other values in A2 and B2. I hope this gives you a starting point.

Sep 30, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

I want the all excel formulas

You will never find a fully comprehensive list anywhere because there are literally hundreds in the basic Excel application and thousands that can be added in as you go via macros. More are being added every time a new version of Office comes out.

But, the easiest way however to get a basic list of functions if your not printing is to hit the function button and simply scroll down the list. The syntax (an example of the method by which you should be formatting the formula) and a definition will list in the bottom of the dialog as you select each function.

That said, you are better solving individual problems as you learn Excel then trying to memorize all the functions themselves. Many, such as mathematical operations are common sense anyway.

Jun 19, 2009 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

Writing a formula for a sumif problem

Brenda,

Your problem is not so much the formula but the cells that contain the hours for each call. Since they contain the text “hrs” (for example “2.25hrs”) this turns the whole cell to text, not numeric, which will always add up to zero in Excel. So do two things:
- Change the cells in column H (Time Spent) to numeric (2.25 instead of 2.25hrs) – you might want to change the column header to Time Spent In Hrs just to b clear
- Use this formula =SUMIF(E8:E26, 1, H8:H26)
For the formula change the middle number to correspond to the operator ID – for example for operator 2 change the formula to =SUMIF(E8:E26, 2, H8:H26)

This should do it.

May 07, 2009 | Microsoft Excel 2007 Home and Student...

Add 20% uplift price to a pricelist in an excel spreedsheet

lets say you have the column B with the prices. Got to column C right beside the first price cell (I'll take B2 as first cell for example) which is C2 and type
=1.2*B2

Copy this formula in the column C all the way down to the last price Cell. That will give you all the updated prices.

Before you delete the column B where all your old prices are you need to do one more thing. Select the entire C column (new prices) go to edit and click on copy. Before you click anywhere else go back to edit and click on paste special and select value. This will change the formula cell you have created a minute ago to a value cell. Now you can delete the old prices. Good luck :)

Feb 25, 2009 | Computers & Internet

Excel

Step1. Start Microsoft Excel and open the file you want to change. Step2. Double-click on the cell where you want the total to appear. Step3. Press the = key on the keyboard. This tells Excel that you are entering a formula into the cell. Step4. Enter the formula, then press Enter. Follow the steps below for an example. Step5. Enter an opening parenthesis character: (. Step6. Enter a cell name. For example: =(E2. Step7. Press the + key. Step8. Enter another cell name and a closing parenthesis character: ). For example: =(E2+E3). Step9. Enter a minus sign and a third cell name. For example: =(E2+E3)-E4. Step10. Press the Enter key to accept the formula. The cell will display the sum of the first two cells minus the third cell. \$('.Article .Steps .Image').each(function(i,e){ e = \$(e); e.find('img').error(function(){ \$(this).unbind(); e.remove(); }); });
Tips & Warnings
• Formulas are just equations. Instead of adding or subtracting numbers you are adding and subtracting the contents of a cell.
• Excel includes a number of predefined functions to use as well. You can combine the predefined functions into your own formula. (See "How to Use Provided Excel Formulas.")
I hope it helps!!!

Dec 03, 2008 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Full...

Formulate Sheets for Price Analysis

This achieved like this.
In sheet one there is cell where you input discount percentage say for exaple it cell B5. Now this cell needsto formatted to percentage(click location B5 and then right click and select format cell .On number tag select percentage). Also in cell C5 put 75 and it will write 75% as it formated to show percentage.
Let us look at one product and then you can apply the same principle to all products.
Go to sheet2. This will contain full price in one cell and discount price.Let us say full price is in location B10 and you want the discounted price in C10.
Now if the discount is 30 % then obiously you are paying 75% of full price.
To display discount price in sheet2 at C10, you need to enter this formula in C10
C10*sheet2!\$B\$5
Now as soon as your the discount changes C10 will change to reflect the discount rate.

Sep 03, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Help I dont know mutch of excel

If I am doing price analysis and have List Prices but want to formulate the whole sheet that it will calculate 30% of prices to give me trade prices

How can I do this

Sep 02, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Excel 2003

Dear Thccsl, if you meant formulas by writing codings then you can find a complete list of formulas by clicking fx button beside the formula bar in MS excel. You can get complete range of forumlas and example and explanation of how to use this formula.

You also might like to see this for detailed information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_excel

Nov 24, 2007 | Computers & Internet

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