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Break ties with helper COUNTIF and column

Suppose you got a task to adjust the values that contain the ties; what would be your first attempt to break the ties of the given value? If you are wondering about doing this task manually, let me add that you will end up exhausted, and there is a probability that you will not complete… read more »

Calculate Total Cost with Excel VLOOKUP Function

In today’s article we will show you how to calculate the total cost for a given weight using the Excel VLOOKUP function. This function will help us to find the appropriate unit price for that weight and then we can use the simple multiplication “unit price * weight” to get the total cost. Suppose we… read more »

Excel Formulas To Calculate The Bond Valuation

Assume that you’ve been assigned a task of calculating bond valuation; so if you are new to Ms Excel or do not have much experience with it, then I am pretty sure about it that doing this task manually might be your first approach, which is fine, but what will you do if you were… read more »

Calculate Cumulative Totals with Excel SUM Function

Today, through a simple example, we will show you how to use one of the most common-used Mathematical functions in excel, the SUM function, to add up the sum. In our daily life, we keep an account of what we spend every day. For statistical purpose, we would like to know the total expenses in… read more »

BMI Calculation Formula In Ms Excel

You might have come across a task in which you were assigned to make BMI calculations of the supplied numbers, and you may be looking for an efficient approach to accomplish this process rather than doing BMI calculations manually, by which you can also complete that task, but ultimately you will end up exhausted. But… read more »

Calculate The Period of Loan or Investment in Excel

In our daily life, most of us will invest or take a loan, so we need to master some simple financial functions to calculate the period needed for loans or investments. If you work as an accountant, you need to master some basic Excel financial functions even more. In fact, Excel provides many basic financial… read more »

Working Time Calculation Based on Timesheets

In the office, a special machine record the time when you start working (clock in office) and when you finish working (clock out of office). We can calculate the total working time by subtracting the end working time from the start working time. If we also take out the lunch break, we have to subtract… read more »

Sort/Rank Numeric Values with Duplicate Values Exist

Excel built-in RANK function can sort a set of values. If there are duplicate numbers, then the rank number is also duplicated. See the following example: There are two numbers “100” in range A2:A9, they are both the third largest number, so there are two “3” in the sort column and there is no number… read more »

Calculate Days Open in Excel

If you want to know how to Calculate days in Excel, there are some formulas that you can use to do so. For example, you can use the DAYS function in Excel to find the number of days between two dates. However, if you want to find the number of days a ticket has been… read more »

Calculate Grades With VLookup in Excel

Why Should You Calculate Grades With VLookup Excel? If you’re looking for a simple way to find out a student’s grades, VLOOKUP Excel can do the trick. This function uses a lookup table to find the values and sort them in ascending order. It also requires the values to be in ascending order. The table… read more »

Repeating Character n Times in Excel

In daily life, we can use repeated characters to indicate the magnitude or priority of something. For example, a single “!” indicates a minor case, double “!!” indicates a medium case, and triple “!!!” indicates a high case, and so on. In an Excel worksheet, we can use REPT function to output a different number… read more »

Calculate Cumulative Loan Interest in Excel

What is Cumulative Loan Interest? When comparing different types of loans, many people want to know what is Cumulative Loan Interest. The sum of all interest payments you’ve made on a loan is referred to as cumulative interest. Different lenders calculate interest payments differently, but cumulative interest is an important metric when comparing interest costs… read more »

Calculate Cumulative Loan Principal Payments in Excel

How do you Calculate Cumulative Loan Principal Payments in Excel? There are a few different ways to calculate this information, but one way has been proven to be accurate more often than others. One option is to use the CUMPRINC formula in the cell. The result you get will be the total Principal Payments by… read more »

Trap Error or Replace Error by Specific Value with IFERROR function

We often use Excel formulas in our work life, and we may encounter this situation that the formula throws an error and finally an error like #DIV/0! Is displayed in the cell. In today’s tutorial, we will introduce you the application of Excel IFERROR function to catch errors and replace errors by specific values per… read more »

Calculate Compound Interest in Excel

This article will show you how to calculate compound interest in Excel. It will help you calculate the interest you will accrue on a given amount of money. There are several ways to calculate compound interest. One of the simplest is using the FV function. This function determines the future value of an investment. When… read more »

Count Attendance and Absence with COUNTIF function

In our campus life and work life, we usually record everyone’s attendance. Today we will introduce you the application of Excel COUNTIF function to count the attendance. Using a week as an example, we use the following example to show you how to use Excel COUNTIF function to count attendance. As shown above, attendance and… read more »

Find the Closest Data to the Data Provided in Excel

In our daily work, we may encounter such an issue that to find the closest value to a certain value. In fact, Excel internal functions can help us solve this problem. In today’s article, we will show you how to find the student whose score value is closet to the score provided with help of… read more »

Average Of Numbers With Multiple Criteria In Excel

Have you ever come across a task to calculate the average of the numbers with respect to multiple criteria? Are you tired of doing this cumbersome task manually? Are you willing to do this task smartly in just a matter of seconds? Then congratulations because you have just landed on the right article. In this… read more »

Calculate Average Of Last 5 Or N Values In Columns

Suppose you come across a task where you need to calculate the average of the last 2 or 3 numeric values, then what would you do? If you are new to Excel, then your first attempt might be doing this task manually, which is an acceptable way but only when the values of which you… read more »

Calculating Average Of The Numbers

Are you weary of investing a lot of time and effort in manually calculating the average of the numbers by including or excluding 0 and calculating the average of the top 3 scores? Then congratulations because you have just landed on the right article. In this article, you will get to know the smarter ways… read more »