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Introduction to Formulas

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A Formula in Microsoft Excel lets you manage and calculate the data in your worksheet.  There are many Formulas you can use to make your worksheet more useful.

Introduction to Formulas

1.  Click the cell where you want to enter a formula.

2.  Type an equal sign (=) and begin typing the formula.

3.  When finished typing the formula, press the Enter key on the keyboard.

4.  To view the code for the Formula you just entered, click the cell containing the formula.  The Formula will be displayed in the Formula bar (under the main toolbar).

Edit a Formula

1.  Double-click the cell that has the Formula you wish to edit.

2.  The Formula will be displayed in the cell.  Use the keyboard to edit the Formula.

3.  Press the Enter key when finished.

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