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Excel colum A+ 120 I want colum D to reflect the answer 100 In order words I want it to subtract 20 in colum d from colum a

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I hope I'm getting you right here. Type the following in column "D" =A1-20 Let me know if this helped.

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240/20x6-13+41 can't figure out the answer

You'll need to use the Order of Operations to solve this problem. They are Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction (Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally). Multiplication/Division have the same weight, so you read it from left to right. Same with Addition/subtraction.

For this problem, you see there are no parenthesis or exponents, so you move right to multiplication/division. Reading from left to right, the first thing you see is 240/20. Evaluating that comes out to 12. Now you have 12*6 (assuming the x is a multiplication symbol), which evaluates to 72. 72-13=59, and 59+41=100.

Written another way:

How do I get this calculator to substract

Big calculators work a little different than handheld calculators. Like the above commentor explained, if you have a basic "whats 100 minus 20?" You have to entered as 100 + 20 -- And when you hit the minus button at the end, it will give you the total. 100 is the positive number, and the 20 is the negative number that your subtracting. Also you can hit 20 -- 100 + and get the same total because you entering 20 as the negative and 100 as the positive, just in reverse.

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How to use %

From the manual:

Function: Keys
Percentage: 100 x 5% 100 x 5 % 5

Add On: 100 + (100 x 5%) 100 x 5 % + 105

Discount:10 - (10 x 20%) 10 x 20 % - 8

Ratio: 30 = 60 x ?% 30 (division key) 60 % 50

% change: 12 = 10 + (10 x ?%) 12 - 10 % 20

Mark-up: 25% mark-up of 120 120 = 25% 160
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Problem coming in subtraction

You just have to use the subtraction formula. The formula is as follows:

=A1 - A2

Where A1 and A2 are cells that contain the data that you would like subtracted. If you want just two numbers subtracted you can type them directly:

=20 - 10

for more information look at the subtraction section of the following link.

I am unable to define values between the words

Hmm interesting one...assuming all the words are all listed in colum A, I would recommend using a combination of ISNUMBER, CONCATENATE & multiple MID.

As I found it hard to describe the 3 formula sets, I decided to post a dummy file with an example here using some of the words you suggested (click in the download file button, the XLS file should load inmediatly).
Note: I made the example valid only for word up to a maximum of 20 characters long, but if you have longer words, just repeat on more columns.

If the solution works for you, please rate my response :)


Tring to subtract

With an adding machine, which is what this is, you enter the number followed by the + or -. If you wanted to add 10+20, you would enter 10 then + then 20 then +. This would show your answer. If you are using the printer and you wish to see the final answer on the paper, hit the * key and your answer will print.

If you are subtracting, let's say 100-40, you would enter 100 then + then 40 then - then *. Adding machines expect you to enter long strings of numbers to total. You may have both positive and negative numbers. So, you always enter the number first followed by either positive + or negative -.

You might have 100 + 25 - 37 - 1 + 50. For that enter:
100+25+37-1-50+ then *

Different than a calculator but the same for all "adding machines". This machine should really be called an adding machine since that is the kind of input it is looking for.


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
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
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
1 20 3 23
2 10 4 6
3 15 2 30
4 1 2 3 6


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try to use this formula in excel.
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