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Using Basic Formulas and Functions in Microsoft Excel
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Using Basic Formulas and Functions in Microsoft Excel

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Paula Del Rey

Instructor: Paula Del Rey

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2 hours
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4.7

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What you'll learn

  • Create an account in Microsoft Office 365 and upload a file to open with Excel

  • Write formulas to perform simple calculations like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

  • Use the SUM and SUMIF functions to analyze data on the sales of a sample company as well as calculate averages and percentages

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Beginner level

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2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.7

(1,405 reviews)

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Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Upload a document using the free online version of Microsoft Office 365.

  2. Write functions in Excel to perform simple calculations like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

  3. Use the SUM function and multiplication formula in Excel to perform analysis on sales data for a co

  4. Use the SUMIF function in Excel to perform analysis on the popularity of the items sold from the company sales data

  5. Use formulas to calculate averages and percentages in Excel to perform analysis on the monthly profits from the company sales data

Recommended experience

Basic knowledge of spreadsheets

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