Excel Formulas Simply Explained

Learn the basics of formulas in Excel: how to write and use them, using absolute and relative references, and using the fill handle with formulas.

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Excel 2007 Formulas
Excel can manipulate your data by using formulas. Formulas can be as simple as adding two or more numbers together or as complicated as determining the calculation of a second-order differential equation.

Excel 2007 Formulas
The Excel 2007 formulas tab is for more advanced users. I am going to go through this section quickly, but remember if you have specific questions about using formulas please email me.
The 1st section is the Function Library. This section contains buttons that will help you with all of the different formulas Excel 2007 provides.

Excel 2007 Creating Simple Formulas
Excel can be used to calculate and analyze numerical information; however, you will need to know how to write formulas to maximize Excel's capabilities. A formula is an equation that performs a calculation using values in the worksheet. In this lesson you will learn how to create simple formulas using mathematical operators such as the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division signs.

Excel 2010 Creating Simple Formulas
Excel can be used to calculate numerical information. In this lesson you will learn how to create simple formulas in Excel to add, subtract, multiply, and divide values in a workbook. Also, you will learn the various ways you can use cell references to make working with formulas easier and more efficient.

Excel 2010: Types of Formulas and Guide to Create Formulas
The Excel 2010 Formulas is fantastic! It can do things for us like add numbers, calculate the number of hours worked, lookup a product price, create a label for a report, or tell us whether two accounts are in balance and so on.

Excel 2007 Creating Complex Formulas
Excel is a spreadsheet application and is intended to be used to calculate and analyze numerical information such as household budgets, company finances, inventory, and more. To do this, you need to understand formulas.
In this lesson, we’ll discuss complex formulas that use multiple mathematical operators, and that use absolute and relative references.

Sumif Examples - Help for Excel functions and Formulas
The Sumif function in microsoft Excel is explained with examples and demonstrations, including a tutorial video.

Excel 2010 Creating Complex Formulas
In this lesson, you will learn how to write complex formulas in Excel following the order of operations. You will also learn about relative and absolute cell references and how to copy and fill formulas containing cell references.

Introducing Excel Formulas
This tutorial introduces formulas and helps you get up to speed with this important element.

Formulas in Excel
This tutorial will teaches you how to use Formulas in Excel.

Formulas (expressions) and Functions (predefined formulas)
Microsoft Excel Tutorial: A formula is an expression which calculates the value of a cell. Functions are predefined formulas and are already available in Excel. For example, cell A3 below contains a formula which adds the value of cell A2 to the value of cell A1.

Show formulas
Ever want to see which formulas are being used in an excel documents? Well, now you can.

Forumulas and Functions
Even when you have written various formulas and functions yourself, coming back to them at a later date often requires that you follow cell references to try to figure out what the formulas are doing. It would be great if you could simply add to the end of your formula some text that wouldn't interfere with the result, but would give you the information you require at a later stage.

Date and Time Formulas
Formulas that perform calculations between elapsed dates and times are quite common in spreadsheets. In this tutorial give you a chance to build formulas that calculate the difference between starting.

Formulas in Excel
Formulas are entries that have an equation that calculates the value to display. We DO NOT type in the numbers we are looking for; we type in the equation. This equation will be updated upon the change or entry of any data that is referenced in the equation.

Multiplication is essential in Excel. Luckily it is extremely easy. To multiply numbers or cells in Excel, we must use a basic formula. All Formulas in Excel begin with =

This Excel 2003 Tutorial will introduce you to the basics of using the Excel 2003 spreadsheet program. You'll learn to create a spreadsheet, basic Excel workbook skills, work with cells, enter and manipulate data, apply formulas, format data, create and work with charts, and manage Excel workbooks. You can also view the Excel 2003 Video Tutorials as they come on line.

Calculating Formulas
You have probably noticed that the formulas in your worksheet get calculated immediately. If you change any cells that the formula uses, the formula displays a new result with no effort on your part.

Using Ranges names for formulas
Range names are extremely useful not only for documenting the function of the formulas in your worksheet, but also for finding and selecting cell ranges quickly and easily.

Excel 2007 Styles
The first button in Excel 2007 styles section is the Conditional formatting. I love this because once you have place formulas in your spreadsheet you can send up red flags with this conditional formatting.