8. Using Formulas


Excel is great for simple data entry, but its real strength is its capability to perform calculations. After you design a sheet to perform calculations, you can easily change the data and watch Excel instantly recalculate. This chapter includes the following topics:

Entering a formula into a cell

Comparing absolute and relative referencing

Using array formulas

Converting formulas to values

Troubleshooting formulas

This chapter not only shows you how to enter a formula, but also teaches you fundamental basics, such as the difference between absolute and relative referencing, which is important when you want to copy a ...

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