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MS Works Spreadsheets Formulas

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Formulas Overview
MS Works Spreadsheet Formulas

MS Works Spreadsheet Formulas

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MS Works Spreadsheets Formulas Overview

Formulas allow you to perform calculations on data entered into your spreadsheets.

You can use spreadsheet formulas for basic number crunching, such as addition or subtraction, as well as more complex calculations such as payroll deductions or averaging a student's test results. The formulas in column E in the image above calculates a store's first quarter sales by adding the sales for each month.

In addition, if you change the data MS Works will automatically recalculate the answer without you having to re-enter the formula.

The following tutorial covers in detail how to use formulas, including a step by step example of a basic MS Works spreadsheets formula.

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