# Excel 2010 Using What-If Analysis

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The real power in Excel comes in its ability to perform multiple mathematical calculations for you. One of the tools in Excel that you can use to perform these calculations is a Data tool called What-If Analysis. What-If analysis allows you to see the effect that different values have in formulas. Have you ever thought, "What interest rate do I need to qualify for to have a car payment of \$400 on the car I want?" This question can be answered using What-If Analysis.
In this lesson, you will learn how to use a What-If Analysis tool called Goal Seek.

## How to Enable PowerPivot In Excel 2010 Using Simple Steps

I am sure above words will definitely inspire you. If you really want freedom in data analysis, PowerPivot is your buddy. When I have started using it in Excel 2010, there was only one issue which I had faced is to Enable PowerPivot. In Excel 2010, unlike earlier versions of Microsoft Excel you have to activate it first before using it. If you are still using excel 2010, this post is for you. I will show to How to Activate PowerPivot In Excel 2010 which is just like all other Add-Ins.

## Excel 2007 Using What-If Analysis

The real power in Excel comes in its ability to perform multiple mathematical calculations for you. One of the tools in Excel that you can use to perform these calculations is a Data tool called What-If Analysis. What-If analysis allows you to see the effect that different values have in formulas. Have you ever thought, "What interest rate do I need to qualify for to have a car payment of \$400 on the car I want?" This question can be answered using What-If Analysis.
In this lesson, you will learn how to use a What-If Analysis tool called Goal Seek.

## Goal Seek (another What-If Analysis Tool)

Continuing with our Excel Tutorials, in this article, I’ll take you through using Goal Seek in Microsoft Excel. The function is same as that of earlier versions of Excel as well as Excel 2010. Goal Seek is yet another What-If Analysis Tool that is extremely useful and forms an integral part of many Excel modelling exercises. Unlike data tables, which allow you to change one or more variables to find how the output varies, goal seek allows you to “set” the value of the output at a particular value and find out what value of the input variable achieves that output.

## Making Aging Analysis Reports using Excel Pivot Tables

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## Dynamic Common Size and DuPont Analysis Financial Statements

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## VBA Method: Introductory Tutorial With Examples

One of the most popular group of features in Excel are the What-If Analysis tools. In Microsoft’s words, What-If Analysis tools allow you to “try out various values for the formulas in your sheet”. This particular Excel tutorial focuses on 1 of these What-If Analysis tools: Goal Seek.

## Dynamic Financial Scenario Analysis

No denying that Excel is one of the best things happened to financial analysis world. Excel makes financial modeling and reports for decision making possible in all sorts of way. Excel is as able as you are capable to using it. Period! We have seen how Excel data models can be used to some of the most tedious jobs for accountants and analysts alike. For example...

## What is PowerPivot?

PowerPivot is an amazing free add-in for Excel 2010. It is from Microsoft, but not from the Excel team. PowerPivot is from the SQL Server Analysis Services team. It is the greatest thing to hit Excel in 20 years. Here are some reasons why you might consider using PowerPivot: Handle incredibly large data sets. I’ve seen 100 million rows, stored in the Excel workbook, without a problem...

## How to create a histogram

While everyone knows how easy it is to create a chart in Excel, making a histogram usually raises a bunch of questions. In fact, in the recent versions of Excel 2010, Excel 2013, and Excel 2016, creating a histogram is a matter of minutes and can be done in a variety of ways - by using the special Histogram tool of the Analysis ToolPak, formulas or the old good PivotTable. Further on in this tutorial, you will find the detailed explanation of each method.

## How to make Pivot table and use them for data analysis

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