# Working with Formulas in Excel 2016 for Mac

Excel 2016 (Mac)    |    Intermediate
• 6 videos | 26m 27s
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Excel includes tools and formulas for solving more advanced problems. Discover how to calculate loan interest, use the Goal Seek and Solver tools, and handle duplicate values in your spreadsheet.

## WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

• Calculate the interest on a loan
Use the goal seek tool to reach target values
Solve math problems automatically in excel 2016 for mac
• Create automatic reports in excel 2016 for mac

## IN THIS COURSE

• If you have taken out a loan, Excel 2016 for Mac can help you to estimate and manage your repayments. You can break the payments down into your interest repayments, your loan repayments, and your total repayments per period.
• If you use formulas to obtain certain results in your table, you can use the Goal Seek tool to reach a target value. This means that rather than adjusting the values and performing the calculations yourself, Excel 2016 for Mac can automatically obtain the value that you are looking for by modifying the necessary values in your table.
• 3.  Solving a problem in Excel 2016 for Mac
If you have a mathematical problem in your table which is governed by various different constraints, you can attempt to solve it automatically using Excel 2016 for Mac's solver tool. You simply need to select the value that you wish to optimize, minimize or otherwise adjust and input the various constraints that will have an impact on your eventual result.
• 4.  Creating automatic reports in Excel 2016 for Mac
The SUMPRODUCT formula can be used to perform a sum calculation on data that corresponds to particular criteria. You can, for example, use it to create an automatic data report in Excel 2016 for Mac.
• 5.  Finding identical values in your spreadsheet in Excel 2016 for Mac
Combining the SUMPRODUCT and COUNTIF formulas in Excel 2016 for Mac can help you to find identical values in your spreadsheet. This can be very useful if you need to tidy up your data tables and remove duplicates.
• 6.  Finding duplicates in your document in Excel 2016 for Mac
The COUNTA formula will return the number of non-empty cells in a data range. If you combine this calculation with the SUMPRODUCT and COUNTIF formulas in Excel 2016 for Mac, you can obtain the number of different values in a range. This data can then be used to work out the number of duplicates that your data table contains.

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