# Using Basic Formulas in Excel 2019 for Windows

Excel 2019 (Windows)    |    Beginner
• 12 videos | 51m 12s
• Includes Assessment
• CPE
Likes 616
Put formulas to work with Excel 2019 for Windows. In this 12-video course, learners will observe how to work with formulas, including built-in formulas such as SUM and COUNT. You will begin by discovering how to insert a formula by using the function library, and then perform simple calculations within an individual cell. Explore how to use automated formulas in a table; create automated cumulative tools; and insert subtotals. Following on from this, you will learn how to count cells in a range by using different formulas, and then rank values, which is extremely useful if you want to find out where a particular value places on a list of data entries. The course also explores how to examine rounding a number, to round up or down your data values; use replacement formulas when you need to make changes; convert number types, and factorize the results of a division. Conclude the course by observing how to create random values. In order to practice what you have learned, you will find the Word document named Excel 2019 for Windows: Using Basic Formulas Exercise as well as the associated materials in the Resources section.

## WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

• insert a formula using the function library in Excel 2019 perform simple calculations in Excel 2019 use automated formulas in an in Excel 2019 table create automated cumulative totals in Excel 2019 insert subtotals in Excel 2019 count cells in a range in Excel 2019
• rank a value in Excel 2019 round a number in Excel 2019 use replacement formulas in Excel 2019 convert number types in Excel 2019 factorize the results of a division in Excel 2019 create random values in Excel

## IN THIS COURSE

• Excel's Function Library can help you to locate and insert the formula you need. These formulas are grouped according to category. If you are unable to find the formula you want, you can also launch a search query.
• The cells in your Excel worksheet can be thought of as little calculator spaces. You can use these individual cells to perform simple and complex calculations.
• 3.  Using automated formulas in a table in Excel 2019 for Windows
If you are going to be applying your formulas to a large number of data entries in your worksheet, it is important to know how to use the Fill Down function.
• 4.  Creating automated cumulative totals in Excel 2019 for Windows
If you have organized your data entries into chronological order, a cumulative total can very quickly be created. In Excel, you can create the calculation once and then apply it automatically to the rest of your data entries.
• 5.  Inserting subtotals in Excel 2019 for Windows
When your Excel data table has become rather long, adding subtotals for individual subgroups within that table can be very useful.
• 6.  Counting cells in a range in Excel 2019 for Windows
The COUNTA formula is used in Excel to count up the number of cells that contain values. The COUNTIF formula can be used to perform a count of certain values that meet your conditions.
• 7.  Ranking a value in Excel 2019 for Windows
Excel's RANK function is extremely useful if you want to find out where a particular value places in a list of data entries. You can also visualize the smallest and largest values in a list by using the SMALL and LARGE formulas.
• 8.  Rounding a number in Excel 2019 for Windows
In Excel, there are many different formulas that you can use to round up or down your data values. Which one you choose will depend on how you want to perform the calculation.
• 9.  Using replacement formulas in Excel 2019 for Windows
If you have inserted text data into your spreadsheet and you need to make some changes, you may find that you can perform these modifications with the help of some Excel's formulas, SUBSTITUTE, TRIM and REPLACE.
• 10.  Converting number types in Excel 2019 for Windows
We generally use a base-10 number system in everyday life. You will occasionally find it useful to work in binary and hexadecimal.
• 11.  Factorizing the results of a division in Excel 2019 for Windows
If you want to perform a division in Excel, and you want to obtain a whole number answer, you are going to need to use the QUOTIENT formula. You can also visualize the remainder of the equation by using the MOD formula.
• 12.  Creating random values in Excel 2019 for Windows
Creating randomized numbers if often very useful if you need a randomly-generated code, are holding a lottery, or are drawing lots. In Excel, there are lots of formulas and calculations that you can use to generate your random numbers.

## EARN A DIGITAL BADGE WHEN YOU COMPLETE THIS COURSE

Skillsoft is providing you the opportunity to earn a digital badge upon successful completion on some of our courses, which can be shared on any social network or business platform.

Digital badges are yours to keep, forever.