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Using Formulas in Excel
Using Formulas in Excel

Using Formulas in Excel

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Writing the employee deductions formula

  1. Click on cell C9.

  2. Type in the formula = B9 * rate and press the Enter key on the keyboard.

Writing the net salary formula

  1. Click on cell D9.

  2. Type in the formula = B9 - C9 and press the Enter key on the keyboard.

Copying the formulas in cells C9 and D9 to other cells

  1. Click on cell C9 again.

  2. Move the mouse pointer over the fill handle (a small black dot) in the bottom right corner of the active cell.

  3. When the pointer changes to a black "plus sign", click and hold down the left mouse button and drag the fill handle down to cell C12.

  4. Click on cell D9.

  5. Repeat steps 2 and 3 and drag the fill handle down to cell D12.

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