Basic math in Excel 2013

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Click a cell. and press Enter. Esc to stop 1 2:35 2 5:19 3 2:12 4 4:28 5 6 7 Basic math Using functions Operator order More formulas Summary Feedback Help . then a minus sign. Excel can perform calculations on numbers using operators. Press F5 to start. Operator order Excel uses the standard math rules of operator order in formulas. then another cell. A formula always starts with an equals sign. inner to outer if they're nested. then an asterisk. except you use an asterisk (*). AutoSum Click the cell to the right of a row or below a column. and press Enter. except you use the minus sign (-). AutoSum adds the row or column automatically. Then. Multiply numbers Multiplying is similar to adding or subtracting. click AutoSum. Calculations in parentheses are evaluated first. and click AutoSum again. Exponents are evaluated next. and press Enter. Then type a number. and then press Enter. working from left to right. Click a cell. then another cell. verify that the formula is what you want. and the cell displays the results. Add numbers To add numbers. a plus sign. Subtract numbers Subtracting is similar to adding. such as the plus sign. and functions. Last in operator order are addition and subtraction. on the Home tab. working from left to right. such as SUM. another number. except you use a forward slash (/). you use the plus sign (+). then a forward slash. then another cell. See also • • • • More training courses Office Compatibility Pack Use AutoSum to sum numbers Sum numbers by creating a formula Divide numbers Dividing is similar to multiplying.Course Help summary—Basic math in Excel 2013 Course summary Let Excel be your calculator With a simple formula. then multiplication and division. Click a cell.

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