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Summarize Data with Functions in Excel: Chapter Summary
In this collection of lessons, you can learn to add, average, and count numbers in specific Excel cells or cell ranges. In addition, you can also find out the steps for finding the minimum or maximum value in chosen ranges or cells.
Experienced Excel instructors will lead you through all the necessary steps in these instructional videos. Each lesson has a brief quiz for feedback on your progress. Watch as many times as you like, or read the accompanying transcripts, until you're comfortable with these functions.
Lessons include the following:
- Using the SUM Excel function
- Trying the MAX and MIN functions
- Using the COUNT function
- Understanding the AVERAGE function
(Note: All demonstrations in this chapter will be using Microsoft Excel 2013. Certain features, tools, or displays may be different in other versions.)
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1. Using the SUM Function in Excel
When you need to perform calculations to add, subtract, divide and multiply, the SUM function is perfect for helping to carry out those tasks. This lesson will introduce you to the SUM function and explain how to use SUM in your formulas.
2. Using the MIN and MAX Functions in Excel
Looking in a cell range of numbers to find the smallest number, or the largest, can be time consuming and inefficient. This lesson will introduce you to the MIN and MAX functions in Excel and demonstrate how to use them in formulas.
3. Using the COUNT Function in Excel
The COUNT function is one of the most common functions used in Excel. This lesson will introduce you to the function and explain how to use it in formulas.
4. Using the AVERAGE Function in Excel
Average is calculated by adding numbers together, then dividing the total by the number of numbers. This lesson will explain how to use the AVERAGE function in Excel.
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