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Microsoft Excel 2010 Training
Get to know Excel 2010:
Create formulas

Test •.Overview: Making formulas add up •.Course contents •.Quick Reference Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .Lesson: Includes five instructional movies •.Suggested practice tasks •.

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Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . multiply. or subtract. 3.Course goals 1. divide. 2. Write formulas that can automatically update results when values change. or when you copy a formula to another location. Learn how to write formulas and use math operators so that Excel calculates them the right way. Use Excel to add.

4.Course goals. Know the different types of cell references and when to use them when you copy formulas: relative. absolute. cont. and mixed. Create formulas with functions to add numbers. and capitalize proper names. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . 5. calculate monthly payments.

Drag or click along the progress bar to move forward or backward. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .Introduction to formulas in Excel Point to the video to display the video controls.

Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . Drag or click along the progress bar to move forward or backward.Cell references in formulas Point to the video to display the video controls.

Drag or click along the progress bar to move forward or backward.The SUM and AVERAGE functions Point to the video to display the video controls. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .

Drag or click along the progress bar to move forward or backward. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .More about cell references and formulas Point to the video to display the video controls.

Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .More about functions Point to the video to display the video controls. Drag or click along the progress bar to move forward or backward.

Copy a formula from one cell to another using relative cell references. 2. 5.Suggestions for practice 1. 3. 4. and divide. Use multiple math operators in the same formula. multiply. Type some simple formulas to add. Add numbers by using the sum function. Use the sum function to add two numbers in a column. subtract. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .

7. Create a formula with absolute cell references. Create a formula with mixed cell references. 8. cont. Create a formula using the PROPER function. 9. 6. Create a formula using the PMT function. Online practice (requires Excel 2010) Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .Suggestions for practice.

) 1. (Pick one answer.Test question 1 Every formula in Excel starts with an equal sign. False. 2. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . True.

Answer: 1. True. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . From simple to complex formulas.Test question 1 Every formula in Excel starts with an equal sign. an equal sign starts every one.

) 1. Take care of exponents (roots and powers) first. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .Test question 2 What is the first rule of math operator precedence? (Pick one answer. 3. Divide before you add. Take care of anything in parentheses or brackets first. 2.

Test question 2 What is the first rule of math operator precedence? Answer: 3. Calculate whatever is in parentheses or brackets first. Then go on to Exponents. followed by multiplication and division (working from left to right). Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . Take care of anything in parentheses or brackets first. and then addition and subtraction (working from left to right).

Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . Multiply 5*3. 2. Divide 30/5.) 1.Test question 3 Which part of this math problem will Excel calculate first: =30/5*3? (Pick one answer.

Test question 3 Which part of this math problem will Excel calculate first: =30/5*3? Answer: 1. Divide 30/5. which leaves you with 6*3. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . Divide 30/5. which equals 18.

why would you use cell references in the formula (=C1+C2) instead of just writing the formula like this: =93+14? (Pick one answer. The formula result will automatically update when cell values change. 2. 3. The formula will be more accurate. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .Test question 4 If you want to add the values that are in cells C1 and C2 (93 and 14).) 1. The formula is more professional looking.

you’d have to revise the formula every time you changed the Get to know Excel 2010: Create values. As each cell value changes.Test question 4 If you want to add the values that are in cells C1 and C2 (93 and 14). If you typed the values themselves into the formula. The formula result will automatically update when cell values change. why would you use cell references in the formula (=C1+C2) instead of just writing the formula like this: =93+14? Answer: 3. the formula result automatically updates. You can update the cell values without having to change the formula. formulas .

) 1. What kind of cell reference will be in the new formula in column D? (Pick one answer. You want to copy the formula from column C to add the numbers in column D. 3.Test question 5 You’ve used the SUM function to add the numbers in column C. Mixed. 2. Absolute. Relative. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .

Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .Test question 5 You’ve used the SUM function to add the numbers in column C. You want to copy the formula from column C to add the numbers in column D. Relative. the cell reference will automatically update to reflect the new location of the formula. What kind of cell reference will be in the new formula in column D? Answer: 3. When you copy a formula with a relative cell reference from one cell in column C to another cell in column D.

Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . (Pick one answer.) 1. 2. True. False.Test question 6 You can enter formulas at the bottom of columns and at the end of rows.

True. Answer: 1. Formulas are not restricted to just the bottom of columns.Test question 6 You can enter formulas at the bottom of columns and at the end of rows. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .

False. True.5%. When you enter the Rate argument (interest rate). (Pick one answer.Test question 7 You’re using the PMT function to figure out the monthly payment on a loan. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . 2.) 1. you write it like this: 3.

5%. you enter the argument like this: 3. When you enter the Rate argument (interest rate). Answer: 2. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas . If you are making monthly payments.Test question 7 You’re using the PMT function to figure out the monthly payment on a loan.5%/12. you write it like this: 3. False.

view the Quick Reference Card.Quick Reference Card For a summary of the tasks covered in this course. Get to know Excel 2010: Create formulas .