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Mr. Spreadsheet has done it again with 101 easy-to-apply Excelformulas 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas is filled with the mostcommonly-used, real-world Excel formulas that can be repurposed andput into action, saving you time and increasing your productivity.Each segment of this book outlines a common business or analysisproblem that needs to be solved and provides the actual Excelformulas to solve the problem--along with detailed explanationof how the formulas work. Written in a user-friendly style that relies on a tips andtricks approach, the book details how to perform everyday Exceltasks with confidence. 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas issure to become your well-thumbed reference to solve your workplaceproblems. The recipes in the book are structured to first presentthe problem, then provide the formula solution, and finally showhow it works so that it can be customized to fit your needs. Thecompanion website to the book allows readers to easily test theformulas and provides visual confirmation of the conceptspresented. * Teaches you how to implement the required Excel formula * Explains and details how the formulas work * Lets you reuse or customize the given formula to address yourparticular needs * Helps you make the formulas a regular part of your new, moreefficient workflow Specific real-world scenarios are used to demonstrate how tomost effectively apply Excel and its powerful formulas to completetasks faster and with greater accuracy than ever before. Now youcan save time, automate, and be more efficient and productive with101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas.

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101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas

Table of Contents

Introduction

What You Need to Know

What You Need to Have

How This Book Is Organized

Chapter 1: Introducing Excel Formulas

Chapter 2: Common Mathematical Operations

Chapter 3: Manipulating Text with Formulas

Chapter 4: Working with Dates and Times

Chapter 5: Performing Conditional Analysis

Chapter 6: Using Lookup Formulas

Chapter 7: Common Business and Financial Formulas

Chapter 8: Common Statistical Analysis

Chapter 9: Using Formulas with Conditional Formatting

Conventions in This Book

What the icons mean

About the Sample Files

Chapter 1: Introducing Excel Formulas

Creating and Editing Excel Formulas

Methods for entering formulas

Editing a formula

Using Formula Operators

Understanding the order of operator precedence

Using nested parentheses

Relative versus Absolute Cell References

Using External Cell References

Formula Calculation Modes

Leveraging Excel Functions

Why to use Excel functions

Understanding function arguments

Getting Help from the Insert Function Wizard

Understanding Formula Errors

Using Named Ranges in Formulas

Creating a named range

Working with the Name Box

Chapter 2: Common Mathematical Operations

Formula 1: Calculating Percent of Goal

How it works

Alternative: Using a common goal

Formula 2: Calculating Percent Variance

How it works

Alternative: Simplified percent variance calculation

Formula 3: Calculating Percent Variance with Negative Values

How it works

Formula 4: Calculating a Percent Distribution

How it works

Alternative: Percent distribution without a dedicated Total cell

Formula 5: Calculating a Running Total

How it works

Formula 6: Applying a Percent Increase or Decrease to Values

How it works

Formula 7: Dealing with Divide-by-Zero Errors

How it works

Formula 8: Basic Rounding of Numbers

How it works

Formula 9: Rounding to the Nearest Penny

How it works

Formula 10: Rounding to Significant Digits

How it works

Formula 11: Counting Values in a Range

How it works

Formula 12: Creating a Conversion Table

How it works

Chapter 3: Manipulating Text with Formulas

Formula 13: Joining Text Strings

How it works

Formula 14: Setting Text to Sentence Case

How it works

Formula 15: Removing Spaces from a Text String

How it works

Formula 16: Extract Parts of a Text String

How it works

Formula 17: Finding a Particular Character in a Text String

How it works

Alternative: Finding the second instance of a character

Formula 18: Substituting Text Strings

How it works

Formula 19: Counting Specific Characters in a Cell

How it works

Formula 20: Adding a Line Break within a Formula

How it works

Formula 21: Cleaning Strange Characters from Text Fields

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