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### Using The Function In Excel 3

1. 1. Using the Function in Excel COMPUTER LITERACY FORM 1
2. 2. Function <ul><li>A function is a predefined formula that performs a common or complex calculation. </li></ul>
3. 3. <ul><li>A function consists of two components: the function name and, in most cases, an argument list . </li></ul>
4. 4. <ul><li>For example, the SUM function adds values or a range of cells. </li></ul>
5. 5. <ul><li>You enter the range of cells as an argument to the function, and Excel calculates the total of the range. </li></ul>
6. 6. <ul><li>A typical SUM function, totaling cells B5 through B10, looks like this. =SUM(B5:B10) </li></ul>
7. 7. <ul><ul><li> =SUM(B5:B10) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>function name </li></ul><ul><li> argument list </li></ul>
8. 8. <ul><li>Excel’s AutoSum feature offers a shortcut for entering SUM functions to total ranges of cells. </li></ul>
9. 9. <ul><li>When you click the AutoSum button on the Standard toolbar, Excel totals cells directly above or to the left of the cell containing the function. </li></ul>
10. 10. Using Basic Statistical Functions <ul><li>Excel offers hundreds of functions, many of which are very specific to certain tasks or to people in certain occupations. </li></ul>
11. 11. <ul><li>There are a couple of functions that you use all of the time and many that you will never have reason to use. </li></ul>
12. 12. <ul><li>Excel’s basic and most </li></ul><ul><li>frequently used functions </li></ul><ul><li>are shown in the following </li></ul><ul><li>table. </li></ul>
13. 13. =SUM(B5:B10) Example Totals the numeric arguments. Meaning Sum Function
14. 14. =AVERAGE(B5:B10) Example Computes the average (arithmetic mean) of the numeric arguments. Meaning Average Function
15. 15. =COUNT(B5:B10) Example Within the argument list, counts only the cells that contain numbers. Meaning Count Function
16. 16. =MIN(B5:B10) Example Returns the smallest number within the arguments. Meaning Min Function
17. 17. =MAX(B5:B10) Example Returns the largest number within the arguments. Meaning Max Function