Discover how functions in Excel help you save time. If you are new to functions in Excel, we recommend you to read our introduction to Formulas and Functions first.
1 Count and Sum: The most used functions in Excel are the functions that count and sum. You can count and sum based on one criteria or multiple criteria.
2 Logical: Learn how to use Excel's logical functions such as the IF, AND and OR function. The IF function can be nested, when you have multiple conditions to meet.
3 Cell References: Cell references in Excel are very important. Understand the difference between relative, absolute and mixed reference, and you are on your way to success.
4 Date & Time: To enter a date in Excel, use the "/" or "-" characters. To enter a time, use the ":" (colon). Once you understand how they work, date & time functions are easy.
5 Text: Excel has many functions to offer when it comes to manipulating text strings.
6 Lookup & Reference: Learn all about Excel's lookup & reference functions such as the VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, MATCH, INDEX and CHOOSE function.
7 Financial: This chapter illustrates Excel's most popular financial functions. Learn more about loans, investments, annuities, compound interest and loan amortization schedules.
8 Statistical: An overview of some very useful statistical functions. Also, find out how to round numbers and create random numbers in Excel.
9 Formula Errors: This chapter teaches you how to deal with some common formula errors in Excel. Take the next step and audit your formulas to reduce errors.