# Excel Formulas and Functions For Dummies

John Wiley & Sons, Feb 8, 2013 - Computers - 408 pages

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.

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I've gone through this book. its good and i need some additional formula and functions what we exactly use as rare functions. is there any option to get its soft copy anyways???? if so pl let me know.

### Contents

 Introduction 1 Putting the Fun in Functions 5 Tapping into Formula and Function Fundamentals 7 Saving Time with Function Tools 39 Saying Array for Formulas and Functions 57 Fixing Formula BooBoos 69 Doing the 87 Calculating Loan Payments and Interest Rates 89
 Using Signiﬁcance Tests 205 Rolling the Dice on Predictions and Probability 215 Working with Data 233 Dressing Up for Date Functions 235 Keeping WellTimed Functions 255 Using Lookup Logical and Reference Functions 265 Digging Up the Facts 297 Writing Home about Text Functions 311

 Appreciating What Youll Get Depreciating What Youve Got 109 Using Basic Math Functions 125 Advancing Your Math 143 Solving with Statistics 765 165 Throwing Statistics a Curve 167
 Playing Records with Database Functions 337 The Part of Tens 353 Ten Functions You Really Should Know 365 Some Really Cool Functions 371 Copyright