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Excel Formulas and Functions | Full Course

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In this step-by-step Microsoft Excel tutorial, learn how to use Formulas and Functions. We start with the fundamentals of entering formulas into Excel. Then we advance to the most common formulas and functions that you'll encounter in Excel. This video is perfect for beginners who are new to formulas and functions, and even more advanced users who want to pick up a new trick or two.
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00:00 Introduction
00:45 Status bar metrics
02:03 Enter formula to add
02:50 Edit formulas
03:06 Relative references
05:29 Fill handle
06:13 Subtract
06:57 Multiply
07:40 Absolute reference
09:46 Reference cells on other sheets
10:45 Name manager
12:03 Divide
12:44 Order of operations
14:40 Basic functions
15:04 Sum function
17:46 Formula text function
18:13 Discovering functions
18:37 Auto sum
19:37 Max function
20:15 Min function
20:48 Large function
21:54 Small function
22:35 Count function
23:00 Counta function
23:49 Countblank function
24:08 Average function
24:44 Median function
25:00 Mode function
25:23 Sumif function
27:29 Wildcards
28:36 Sumifs function
31:26 Proper function
32:00 Trim function
32:25 Concat function
33:39 & function
34:05 Textjoin function
34:52 Right, left and mid functions
35:27 Len function
35:46 Find and search functions
36:40 Left together with find
38:23 Logical functions
39:21 And function
39:53 Or function
40:14 If function
41:27 If together with and
42:23 If together with or
43:00 Nested if
44:41 Ifs function
45:32 Vlookup function
47:18 Xlookup function
49:24 Today and now functions
49:51 Bonus
52:04 Wrap up
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cell references.', 'The importance of absolute references is demonstrated through the example of tax rate calculations, where locking the reference using the dollar sign ensures consistent and accurate formula adjustments.', 'The chapter also explains the ability to selectively lock either the column or the row by pressing the F4 key, providing flexibility in reference locking within Excel formulas.']}, {'end': 1019.587, 'start': 587.941, 'title': 'Excel formulas and functions', 'summary': 'Covers referencing cells on different sheets, assigning names to cells, the order of operations, and using functions to simplify calculations, with examples including division and summing up values.', 'duration': 431.646, 'highlights': ['The chapter covers referencing cells on different sheets and assigning names to cells, making it easier to understand and access specific data. The speaker demonstrates referencing a tax rate on a different sheet and assigning a name to a cell, making it easier to access specific data in formulas.', 'The chapter explains the order of operations in Excel formulas, addressing the issue of incorrect calculation due to the order of operations and demonstrating the use of parentheses to control the order of evaluation. The speaker addresses the issue of incorrect calculation due to the order of operations and demonstrates the use of parentheses to control the order of evaluation in Excel formulas.', "The chapter discusses the use of functions to simplify calculations, with an example of using the 'sum' function to add up values, illustrating the efficiency of using functions over manual addition. 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list.', 'start': 1207.105, 'duration': 7.543}, {'end': 1217.449, 'text': "I'll delete the 421.", 'start': 1215.308, 'duration': 2.141}, {'end': 1224.292, 'text': "Right over here, I also want to know the least number of cookies sold, and if we just look at this list, we see that it's fortune with 36.", 'start': 1217.449, 'duration': 6.843}, {'end': 1232.475, 'text': "I'll click into this cell, and once again I could go to formulas, auto sum, and here I could select min, but instead let's just type in the function.", 'start': 1224.292, 'duration': 8.183}], 'summary': 'Chocolate chip had 97 cookies sold, while fortune had 36, showcasing the highest and lowest sales.', 'duration': 30.492, 'max_score': 1201.983, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH41201983.jpg'}, {'end': 1502.276, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 1476.939, 'weight': 5, 'content': [{'end': 1483.647, 'text': 'I can just press enter and that too will calculate, so that saves you a little bit of time and here I can see that on average we sold 60.14 cookies.', 'start': 1476.939, 'duration': 6.708}, {'end': 1492.431, 'text': 'Along with your average, you can also calculate the median or basically which number is in the middle of this list.', 'start': 1486.388, 'duration': 6.043}, {'end': 1495.012, 'text': "If we just look at it, we see that it's 52.", 'start': 1492.491, 'duration': 2.521}, {'end': 1502.276, 'text': "Here I could type in median, open the parentheses, let me highlight this list and press enter, and there we see that it's 52.", 'start': 1495.012, 'duration': 7.264}], 'summary': 'The average cookies sold was 60.14, with a median of 52.', 'duration': 25.337, 'max_score': 1476.939, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH41476939.jpg'}, {'end': 1547.011, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 1518.387, 'weight': 1, 'content': [{'end': 1524.579, 'text': "Once again, I'll select this list, hit enter, and here we see that 52 shows up the most often in this list.", 'start': 1518.387, 'duration': 6.192}, {'end': 1532.604, 'text': "Moving on now to the conditional functions worksheet, we're now getting a little bit more advanced.", 'start': 1525.6, 'duration': 7.004}, {'end': 1536.125, 'text': 'Here we have a function called SUMIF.', 'start': 1532.764, 'duration': 3.361}, {'end': 1541.368, 'text': 'Here we can sum up values if it meets a certain criteria.', 'start': 1536.306, 'duration': 5.062}, {'end': 1547.011, 'text': "Let's say for instance that I want to know how many cookies we sold in the United States.", 'start': 1541.468, 'duration': 5.543}], 'summary': '52 is the most frequent number. introducing sumif function for advanced calculations.', 'duration': 28.624, 'max_score': 1518.387, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH41518387.jpg'}, {'end': 1678.594, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 1653.393, 'weight': 3, 'content': [{'end': 1662.099, 'text': "Here within the function for SUMIF, let me open up the function helper again and for the criteria here I'm going to type in United States.", 'start': 1653.393, 'duration': 8.706}, {'end': 1667.944, 'text': 'And, once again, I will click on OK, and we see that the function works the exact same way.', 'start': 1663.179, 'duration': 4.765}, {'end': 1673.91, 'text': "But let's say that I want to sum up all the values for countries that end in an S.", 'start': 1668.585, 'duration': 5.325}, {'end': 1678.594, 'text': "Now, it's an arbitrary situation, but I want to show you how you can search based on a wildcard.", 'start': 1673.91, 'duration': 4.684}], 'summary': 'Demonstrating the use of the sumif function with specific criteria and the use of wildcards for searching.', 'duration': 25.201, 'max_score': 1653.393, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH41653393.jpg'}], 'start': 1020.107, 'title': 'Using excel functions and conditional functions in excel', 'summary': 'Demonstrates using excel functions like sum, max, and min to calculate totals and find the highest and lowest values, achieving a sum of 421 with 97 as the highest and 36 as the lowest. it also explains the usage of sumif function to sum specific values based on criteria, achieving a sum of 802 based on the mentioned criteria.', 'chapters': [{'end': 1266.45, 'start': 1020.107, 'title': 'Using excel functions', 'summary': 'Demonstrates using excel functions like sum, max, and min to calculate totals and find the highest and lowest values in a dataset, with the sum of different numbers being 421, the highest number of cookies sold being 97, and the lowest being 36.', 'duration': 246.343, 'highlights': ["The sum of different numbers results in 421. The example demonstrates using the 'sum' function in Excel to calculate the total of different numbers, resulting in the sum of 421.", "The highest number of cookies sold is 97. The 'max' function in Excel is used to determine the highest number of cookies sold, which is found to be 97.", "The lowest number of cookies sold is 36. By using the 'min' function in Excel, it is revealed that the lowest number of cookies sold is 36."]}, {'end': 1517.566, 'start': 1267.23, 'title': 'Using functions in excel', 'summary': 'Explains how to use various functions in excel, such as finding the second largest and smallest values, counting the number of cells with values, handling text-based values in count function, and calculating average, median, and mode.', 'duration': 250.336, 'highlights': ['The chapter demonstrates using functions in Excel to find the second largest and smallest values, with an example of finding the second largest cookie sold, which is oatmeal raisin with 77 sales.', 'It explains using the count function to determine the number of cells with values, identifying that seven different cookies had some sales, and handling text-based values in the count function.', 'The chapter illustrates calculating the average, median, and mode in Excel, showing the average sales of 60.14 cookies, the median as 52, and the mode as 52, which occurs most frequently in the list.']}, {'end': 1696.73, 'start': 1518.387, 'title': 'Using conditional functions in excel', 'summary': 'Explains how to use the sumif function in excel to sum up specific values based on criteria, and also demonstrates the use of wildcards for more flexible conditions, achieving a sum of 802 based on the criteria mentioned.', 'duration': 178.343, 'highlights': ['The SUMIF function in Excel is used to sum up values based on a specific criteria, such as summing up the number of cookies sold in the United States, resulting in a sum of 362. The chapter explains the use of the SUMIF function in Excel to sum up values based on specific criteria, demonstrating the example of summing up the number of cookies sold in the United States, resulting in a sum of 362.', 'Other conditional functions like AVERAGEIF and COUNTIF work similarly to SUMIF, allowing for averaging or counting values based on specific criteria. The chapter also covers other conditional functions like AVERAGEIF and COUNTIF, which work similarly to SUMIF, allowing for averaging or counting values based on specific criteria.', "The demonstration of using a wildcard in the criteria for SUMIF to sum up values for countries ending with 'S', achieving a sum of 802. The chapter demonstrates the use of a wildcard in the criteria for the SUMIF function to sum up values for countries ending with 'S', achieving a sum of 802."]}, {'end': 1982.238, 'start': 1696.73, 'title': 'Summing and manipulating data with excel functions', 'summary': "Covers the usage of sumifs function to sum values based on multiple criteria, demonstrating the sum of chocolate chip cookies sold in the united states as 28, the combined sum of chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin cookies in the united states as 60, and introduces text manipulation functions like 'proper' and 'trim'.", 'duration': 285.508, 'highlights': ['The sum of chocolate chip cookies sold in the United States is 28. Demonstrates the specific sum of chocolate chip cookies sold in the United States, providing quantifiable data.', 'The combined sum of chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin cookies in the United States is 60. Shows the combined sum of chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin cookies in the United States, providing quantifiable data.', "Introduces text manipulation functions like 'proper' and 'trim'. Highlights the introduction of text manipulation functions, providing an overview of new concepts covered in the chapter."]}], 'duration': 962.131, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH41020107.jpg', 'highlights': ["The sum of different numbers results in 421. The example demonstrates using the 'sum' function in Excel to calculate the total of different numbers, resulting in the sum of 421.", "The highest number of cookies sold is 97. The 'max' function in Excel is used to determine the highest number of cookies sold, which is found to be 97.", "The lowest number of cookies sold is 36. By using the 'min' function in Excel, it is revealed that the lowest number of cookies sold is 36.", "The demonstration of using a wildcard in the criteria for SUMIF to sum up values for countries ending with 'S', achieving a sum of 802. The chapter demonstrates the use of a wildcard in the criteria for the SUMIF function to sum up values for countries ending with 'S', achieving a sum of 802.", 'The SUMIF function in Excel is used to sum up values based on a specific criteria, such as summing up the number of cookies sold in the United States, resulting in a sum of 362. The chapter explains the use of the SUMIF function in Excel to sum up values based on specific criteria, demonstrating the example of summing up the number of cookies sold in the United States, resulting in a sum of 362.', 'The chapter illustrates calculating the average, median, and mode in Excel, showing the average sales of 60.14 cookies, the median as 52, and the mode as 52, which occurs most frequently in the list.']}, {'end': 2729.925, 'segs': [{'end': 2170.13, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 2080.237, 'weight': 0, 'content': [{'end': 2086.819, 'text': "I'll highlight these three and then hit enter and here I get Kevin Cookie Company back with a space in between each word.", 'start': 2080.237, 'duration': 6.582}, {'end': 2093.502, 'text': 'So, out of these three options of concatenating or bringing together text, text join is by far the most powerful one.', 'start': 2087.36, 'duration': 6.142}, {'end': 2095.291, 'text': 'Moving on.', 'start': 2094.73, 'duration': 0.561}, {'end': 2102.58, 'text': 'we have some additional functions here right, left and mid and these allow us to take out text from the right-hand side,', 'start': 2095.291, 'duration': 7.289}, {'end': 2104.663, 'text': 'the left-hand side or the middle.', 'start': 2102.58, 'duration': 2.083}, {'end': 2110.37, 'text': "So, what do I mean by that? 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Explains how to use the TEXTJOIN function to concatenate text, providing a more efficient and effective method than CONCAT and AMPERSAND.', 'The RIGHT function can be used to extract specific text, such as a zip code, from a larger text string. Demonstrates the usage of the RIGHT function to extract a zip code from an address, showcasing its practical application in text extraction.', 'The LEN function accurately calculates the character length of a given text in Excel. 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It details the differences between the find and search functions, demonstrating their usage to find the position of a character within a text, and how combining text functions can provide dynamic results.', 'The use of logical functions such as comparing text and numbers, using AND and OR functions, and nesting IF functions to make decisions in spreadsheets is demonstrated. It covers comparisons of text and numbers, showing examples of equal, greater than, greater than or equal to, and less than functions, as well as using AND and OR functions to check multiple criteria, and nesting IF functions to make decisions based on different conditions.']}], 'duration': 746.707, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH41983218.jpg', 'highlights': ['The TEXTJOIN function is the most powerful way to join together text in Excel. Explains how to use the TEXTJOIN function to concatenate text, providing a more efficient and effective method than CONCAT and AMPERSAND.', 'The chapter explains how to use text functions like find and search to manipulate text in spreadsheets. It details the differences between the find and search functions, demonstrating their usage to find the position of a character within a text, and how combining text functions can provide dynamic results.', 'The RIGHT function can be used to extract specific text, such as a zip code, from a larger text string. Demonstrates the usage of the RIGHT function to extract a zip code from an address, showcasing its practical application in text extraction.', 'The LEN function accurately calculates the character length of a given text in Excel. Illustrates the usage of the LEN function to determine the character length of a specific text, showcasing its utility in quantifying text length.', 'The use of logical functions such as comparing text and numbers, using AND and OR functions, and nesting IF functions to make decisions in spreadsheets is demonstrated. It covers comparisons of text and numbers, showing examples of equal, greater than, greater than or equal to, and less than functions, as well as using AND and OR functions to check multiple criteria, and nesting IF functions to make decisions based on different conditions.']}, {'end': 3140.647, 'segs': [{'end': 2988.575, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 2951.596, 'weight': 0, 'content': [{'end': 2953.176, 'text': "VLOOKUP wouldn't work anymore.", 'start': 2951.596, 'duration': 1.58}, {'end': 2959.12, 'text': "When you use VLOOKUP, the column or the value that you're looking for has to be the leftmost column,", 'start': 2953.297, 'duration': 5.823}, {'end': 2961.561, 'text': 'and then the values that you return have to be to the right of it.', 'start': 2959.12, 'duration': 2.441}, {'end': 2966.344, 'text': "But with XLOOKUP, you can return any column even if it's over to the left.", 'start': 2962.081, 'duration': 4.263}, {'end': 2971.588, 'text': 'Next, I want to show you some date and time 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'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH42951596.jpg'}, {'end': 3046.658, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 3020.95, 'weight': 4, 'content': [{'end': 3029.914, 'text': "Well, you can press the shortcut key control together with the tilde character and that'll automatically show all of the different formulas and functions on your sheet.", 'start': 3020.95, 'duration': 8.964}, {'end': 3038.958, 'text': "Here you'll see that I have a few different formulas and here I reference a few different cells and I can press control tilde again and I can toggle back and forth between those views.", 'start': 3030.594, 'duration': 8.364}, {'end': 3041.879, 'text': "So, that's a nice way to just view all of your formulas.", 'start': 3039.018, 'duration': 2.861}, {'end': 3046.658, 'text': "Now let's say you just want to see all of your formulas and maybe you want to highlight them.", 'start': 3042.796, 'duration': 3.862}], 'summary': 'Press control + tilde to view all formulas and functions on a sheet.', 'duration': 25.708, 'max_score': 3020.95, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH43020950.jpg'}, {'end': 3107.949, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 3082.592, 'weight': 2, 'content': [{'end': 3088.696, 'text': "So let's say that you're troubleshooting a function and you want to find all the precedents or you want to find all of the dependents.", 'start': 3082.592, 'duration': 6.104}, {'end': 3090.157, 'text': 'You could very easily do that.', 'start': 3089.056, 'duration': 1.101}, {'end': 3097.022, 'text': 'Here with this cell selected, I could click on formulas up above and here I could trace all of the precedents.', 'start': 3090.918, 'duration': 6.104}, {'end': 3100.704, 'text': 'So this cell relies on these two other cells.', 'start': 3097.522, 'duration': 3.182}, {'end': 3103.726, 'text': 'but here, if I go back to formula here, I could trace the precedents again,', 'start': 3100.704, 'duration': 3.022}, {'end': 3107.949, 'text': 'and it looks like this cell relies on these two other cells to get this value.', 'start': 3103.726, 'duration': 4.223}], 'summary': 'Easily trace precedents and dependents in a function for troubleshooting.', 'duration': 25.357, 'max_score': 3082.592, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH43082592.jpg'}], 'start': 2730.065, 'title': 'Excel functions and formulas', 'summary': 'Covers the usage of vlookup and xlookup functions for looking up values in a table, demonstrating the advantages of xlookup over vlookup in returning multiple values. it also provides a comprehensive understanding of formulas and functions in excel, including date and time functions, and tracing of precedents and dependents.', 'chapters': [{'end': 2950.795, 'start': 2730.065, 'title': 'Excel lookup functions tutorial', 'summary': 'Discusses the usage of vlookup and xlookup functions in excel 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2951.596, 'title': 'Excel formulas & functions mastery', 'summary': 'Covers the transition from vlookup to xlookup, simple usage of date and time functions, identification and highlighting of formulas, and tracing of precedents and dependents in excel, providing a comprehensive understanding of formulas and functions in excel.', 'duration': 189.051, 'highlights': ['You can return any column with XLOOKUP, allowing for more flexibility compared to VLOOKUP.', "The 'today' function and the 'now' function provide easy ways to retrieve the current date and time without any arguments or parameters.", 'Using the shortcut key control + tilde can reveal all formulas and functions in the sheet, facilitating quick identification and troubleshooting.', "The 'find formulas' feature in the 'editing' section within the 'home' tab allows for easy highlighting of all formulas in the sheet, aiding in visual identification and organization.", 'Tracing precedents and dependents provides a valuable tool for auditing and understanding the relationships between different cells and formulas in Excel.']}], 'duration': 410.582, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/Y8xhrUa3KH4/pics/Y8xhrUa3KH42730065.jpg', 'highlights': ['XLOOKUP function returns multiple values, e.g., price and cost, compared to VLOOKUP.', 'XLOOKUP allows returning any column, providing more flexibility than VLOOKUP.', 'Tracing precedents and dependents aids in auditing and understanding cell relationships in Excel.', "Using 'today' and 'now' functions for retrieving current date and time without parameters.", 'Shortcut key control + tilde reveals all formulas and functions for quick identification.']}], 'highlights': ['The TEXTJOIN function is the most powerful way to join together text in Excel. Explains how to use the TEXTJOIN function to concatenate text, providing a more efficient and effective method than CONCAT and AMPERSAND.', 'The chapter illustrates calculating the average, median, and mode in Excel, showing the average sales of 60.14 cookies, the median as 52, and the mode as 52, which occurs most frequently in the list.', 'The chapter demonstrates how to easily calculate the sum, average, count, min, and max of selected cells using the status bar, providing a quick way to obtain basic metrics for analysis.', 'XLOOKUP function returns multiple values, e.g., price and cost, compared to VLOOKUP.', 'The chapter explains how to use text functions like find and search to manipulate text in spreadsheets. It details the differences between the find and search functions, demonstrating their usage to find the position of a character within a text, and how combining text functions can provide dynamic results.']}