Excel Formulas and Functions For Dummies

Excel Formulas and Functions For Dummies

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by Ken Bluttman
     
 

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Learn to use Excel for practical, day-to-day calculations

Excel is a powerful program with more than 300 built-in functions that can be used to perform an almost infinite number of calculations. This friendly book shows you how to use the 150 most valuable ones in real-world situations: to compare the cost of buying vs. leasing a car, calculate

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Learn to use Excel for practical, day-to-day calculations

Excel is a powerful program with more than 300 built-in functions that can be used to perform an almost infinite number of calculations. This friendly book shows you how to use the 150 most valuable ones in real-world situations: to compare the cost of buying vs. leasing a car, calculate classroom grades, or evaluate investment performance, for example. Another 85 specialized functions are also described. Detailed, step-by-step instructions help you understand how functions work within formulas and how you can use them to solve everyday problems.

  • Excel is a complex tool, making it a perfect subject for the straightforward, plain-English approach of this book
  • Formulas and functions are explained in classic For Dummies fashion, with examples of how to apply the 150 most commonly used functions in real-world situations
  • Discover how to use Excel to compare the cost of 15 and 30-year mortgages, decide whether to buy or lease a car, calculate the actual cost of credit card purchases, forecast college expenses, design a database for your own use, and much more
  • Serves as an excellent resource for all versions of Excel, including the latest version 2013

Excel Formulas and Functions For Dummies, 3rd Edition helps you put the power of Excel to work in your daily life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118460849
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/26/2013
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Ken Bluttman is a veteran software developer specializing in developing web applications and VB/VBA-based applications. He has written several books and articles on Office/VBA development, XML, and SQL Server, and was coauthor of two previous editions of Excel Formulas and Functions For Dummies.

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Excel Formulas and Functions for Dummies 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I needed a book just for formulas. I've looked for 3 different ones so far and it had each one. I still need to take the time to look at others to see if they would be helpful.
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LMCYOUNG2001 More than 1 year ago
Read and apply the easy-to-use examples and explanations in this book to break into an intermediate level of knowledge in Excel -- which is more than the vast majority of people ever can demonstrate. You will be able to use Excel for truly useful work in your office and never be embarrassed or have to say "no" when asked to do many of the things your boss or workgroup expects you to be able to do when dealing with numeric or textual data This book has been one of the best purchases I have ever made in my beginner's techical library.
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