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Computer what is the formulas of division,subtraction and multiplication in ms excel?

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  • ayagil Dec 01, 2008

    hi thank you for ur explanation... pls help me what if i multiply,divide, add and subtract like this

    multiply A1 UP TO A5 HOW TO DO IT?
    DIVE A1 UP TO A5 ?
    ADD A1 UP TO A5 ?

    ETC.....

    THANKS A LOT IM HOPING UR RESPONCE

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Any formula in Excel starts with the equals sign ("="). This is how Excel distinguishes between formulas and literal values. Knowing this, you can create lots of formulas using the usual operators of +, -, * and / for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, respectively. Please see the examples below.

Add 1 + 1: =1+1
Add the contents of cell A1 to the contents of cell B1: =A1+B1

Subtract 2 - 1: =2-1
Add the contents of cell A1 from the contents of cell B1: =B1-A1

Multiply 1 times 2: =1*2
Multiply the contents of cell A1 times the contents of cell B1: =A1*B1

I hope this resolves the question. If not, please let me know.

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

  • Richard Matta Aug 08, 2008

    Sorry, the second example of subtraction should have said "Subtract", not "Add", as in "Subtract the contents of cell A1 from the contents of cell B1: =B1-A1"

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