Using Basic Formulas and Functions in Microsoft Excel

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In this Guided Project, you will:

C​reate an account in Microsoft Office 365 and upload a file to open with Excel

W​rite formulas to perform simple calculations like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

U​se the SUM and SUMIF functions to analyze data on the sales of a sample company as well as calculate averages and percentages

2 hours
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

Have you started using spreadsheets like Excel and want to learn how to write formulas and functions to perform simple data analysis? In this project, you will learn about the general format for writing formulas and functions in Excel to perform analysis on the sales data from a sample company. In this analysis, you will calculate total sums of profits, you will learn how to use functions to analyze the popularity of the items sold and you will also learn how to calculate averages and percentages of monthly profits. Throughout the project, you will work through some examples that will show you how to apply the formulas and functions you have learned.

Skills you will develop

  • Data Analysis

  • Numbers (Spreadsheet)

  • Calculations in spreadsheets

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

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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