Excel is a powerful spreadsheet software program that allows you to make quick and accurate numerical calculations. Entering data onto a spreadsheet (or worksheet as they are called in Excel) is quick and easy. Once data has been entered in a worksheet, Excel can instantly perform any type of calculation on it. Excel can also make your information look sharp and professional. The uses for Excel are limitless: businesses use Excel for creating financial reports, scientists use Excel for statistical analysis, and families use Excel to help manage their investment portfolios. Microsoft Excel is by far the most widely used and, according to most reviews, the most powerful and user-friendly spreadsheet program available.
There are a number of issues that can cause problems creating formulas in Excel. The purpose of this document is to help you correct the errors that occur most often with Excel and prevent them from occurring in the future. Document has been prepared by Towson University: