Excel Formulas Tutorial Step 1: Entering the Data
Let's try a step by step example. We will write a simple formula in Excel to add the numbers 3 + 2.
Step 1: Entering the data
It's best if you first enter all of your data into the spreadsheet before you begin creating formulas. This way you will know if there are any layout problems, and it is less likely that you will need to correct your formula later.
For help with this tutorial refer to the image above.
- Type a 3 in cell A1 and press the ENTER key on the keyboard.
- Type a 2 in cell A2 and press the ENTER key on the keyboard.