# Advice 1: How to subtract in Excel

Excel is a spreadsheet program from a popular package of office applications Microsoft Office. Most often it is used for input, storage and statistical processing of relatively small data sets. In this spreadsheet editor available to the user a fairly complex mathematical, statistical, logical, analytical functions and the simplest operations of addition and subtraction very easy to implement.
You will need
• Spreadsheet editor of Microsoft Office Excel.
Instruction
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If you need to calculate using the table editor the difference between the two numbers, click the cell in which you want to see the result and type an equal sign. If the cell content begins with this sign, Excel thinks that it placed any mathematical operation or formula. After the equals sign, without spaces, enter the number of the minuend, put a minus, and enter the subtrahend. Then press Enter, the cell displays the difference between the two entered numbers.
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Slightly change the procedure in the first step, if the minuend or subtrahend the number should be taken from some other table cells. For example, in cell B5 is displayed is reduced by 55 number from cell D1, click B5, type an equal sign, click cell D1. After the equal sign will link to the specified cell. You can dial-out manually, without using the mouse. Then type a subtraction sign, the number 55 and press Enter - Excel will calculate and display the result.
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For subtracting one cell from another use the same algorithm type the equal sign, type the address or click the cursor cell in reducing value. Then put a minus, type or click the cell with the subtrahend value and press Enter.
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If you want to create a column of cells that contains the difference between the numbers of the other columns of each table row, start with the development of one such cell in the first row. Do it as described in the previous step of the algorithm. Then move the cursor to the lower right corner of the cell with the formula and subtracting the left mouse button drag it down to the last row of the table. Excel itself will change the references in the formulas for each row, when you release the left button.
Instead of using numbers and cell references of the table in a subtraction operation, you can use Excel functions.

# Advice 2 : How to learn how to use Excel

Sooner or later, the user of the personal computer have to deal with such software as Excel. It developed spreadsheets that allow you to create different databases.
Instruction
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To learn how to work with this program, it is first necessary to determine the tasks that must be performed for you. Typically, such software has a flexible built-in functions that allow you to format and categorize all the information in different directions. In the Internet there are many different courses that allow in real time to see how to build a table that integrates information, data is sorted and much more.
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Usually, the first exercise starts with an introduction. You should know clearly where each graph. At this point in time there are several versions of this software, namely Excel 2003, 2007 and 2010. Perhaps, many got used to the 2003 version. Despite the fact that now the updates are only generated for 2007 and 2010 software Excel 2003 does not cease to be popular.
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Open the program on your computer. Go to the tab "help" and read those items that interest you. In fact, such software for functions like Word. There are the same formatting commands, menu items, are similar in many ways, the interface is also very clear. To add a new table, click on "File" - "Create". Next, enter the name of the document in which you will work.
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Next, enter information into the cells of the table. You can stretch each block, both in width and in length. To add more cells, right-click the table and select "Add cells". In the tools tab you can find the additional operations which provides the software. Start with a simple copy of the information in the table and then try different ways to display them in the table, to sort, to try to present in more convenient form.

# Advice 3 : As in Excel to number

In the table editor Microsoft Office Excel has line numbers - these numbers can be seen to the left of the table. However, these numbers are used to denote the coordinates of the cells and on the print. In addition, the beginning of the user-created tables are not always placed in the first cell of the column. To eliminate such inconveniences in the table have to add a separate column or row and fill it with rooms. To do it manually in Excel is not required.
You will need
• The table editor Microsoft Office Excel version 2007 or 2010.
Instruction
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If you number have data in an existing table, the structure of which is not provided for this column, it will have to add. To do this, select the column before which should stand rooms by clicking its title. Then click selection, right-click and select the context menu command "Paste". If the numbers should be placed horizontally, select the row and using the context menu add a blank line.
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Enter the first and second numbers in the elementary cells are selected for numbering column or row. Then select both those cells.
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Move the mouse pointer to the bottom right corner of the selection - it needs to change, ridged, plus become plus black and flat. When this happens, press the left mouse button and drag the border of the selection to the last cell of the enumeration.
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Release the mouse button and Excel will fill all the rooms allocated in this way cell.
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The described method is useful when number need a relatively small number of rows or columns, and for the remaining cases, it is better to use another variant of this operation. Start with entering the number in the first cell on created row or column, and then select it and open the drop-down list on the Fill. On the Home tab in the menu of the table editor, it is placed in the command group Edit. Select the command "Progression".
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Set the direction of numbering by checking the box next to "by rows" or "columns".
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In section Type, select method of filling cells with numbers. The usual numbering corresponds to the item "arithmetic", but here you can set and the numbers increase exponentially, and you can set several variants of calendar dates.
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For the usual numbering, leave the field "Step" value by default (unit), and if the numbers should increase with another increment, type the desired value.
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In the field "Limit value" enter the number of the last cell which should be numbered. After that, click OK, and Excel will fill the column or row numbers in accordance with the specified parameters.

# Advice 4 : As for Excel fix cell

To fix the cell in the spreadsheet, created in Excel, which is included in Microsoft Office package means to create an absolute reference to the selected cell. This action is standard on the Excel and runs regular means.
Instruction
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Call the main system menu by pressing the "start" button and click "All programs." Open link in Microsoft Office and run the Excel application. Open to edit the workbook application.
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An absolute reference in a table formulas is used to specify fixed ' cells. When performing operations of moving or copying absolute references remain unchanged. By default, when you create a new formula uses a relative reference, which can be changed.
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You want to consolidate ' link in the formula bar and press the function key F4. This action will result in a dollar sign (\$) before the selected link. The address for this link will be recorded and the line number, and column letter.
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Press the function key F4 for fixing only the row address of the selected cell. This will lead to the fact that when pulling formulas line will remain unchanged, and the column will move.
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Next press the function key F4 will change the cell address. Now there will be a column and the row will move when you move or copy the selected cell.
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Another way to create absolute cell references in Excel can serve as the operation of fixing the links manually. To do this, with the introduction of the formula you want to print a dollar sign before the column letter and repeat the same action before the line number. This will lead to the fact that both of these parameters ' of the selected cell will be fixed and will not change when you move or copy the cell.
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Save changes and quit Excel.

# Advice 5 : How in Excel to calculate the matrix

To calculate the grid value or perform other mathematical calculations, use Microsoft Office Excel or its free equivalents, the principle of which will be practically the same.
Instruction
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Turn on the Microsoft Office Excel program. To calculate the determinant of the matrix menu is used for entering data, select the required matrix. One of the empty cells of the table, select and enter the formula: =MODIED(ak:fg), where ak are the coordinates of the upper left corner of the matrix, and fg is the lower right. To obtain the key, press the Enter key. After that, the cell in which you typed the formula displays the value of the matrix.
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Use Excel to compute other values. If you have no experience in using formulas in the functionality of Microsoft Office Excel, explore special themed literature, after reading which you will easily enough to navigate in this program.
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Carefully read through the names of the values of formulas in this program. If you enter them incorrectly, you and the results will be incorrect. Especially if you want to perform multiple similar computations according to the same formula at the same time.
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Periodically check received in Microsoft Office Excel the results of a calculation. It is necessary, as periodically are any changes. This is especially important to do for those who carry out the calculations for the template. It is useful to compare the results of several calculations.
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Working with formulas, be careful and try not to allow your computer got viruses that may be responsible for failure of the program, and thus incorrect results.
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Even if the entries with formulas in Microsoft Office Excel you need to perform only once, still carefully read the functionality of this program. This knowledge will help you in the future to better understand the automation of accounting and use Excel to perform certain tasks.
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