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Chapter 2:
Excel Formulas
Chapter Skills
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Recall the four goals of good spreadsheet design:
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Copy and paste formulas using cell references
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entering cell references into formulas
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use absolute cell references in formulas
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use relative cell references in formulas
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use mixed cell references in formulas
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Construct formulas using correct order or operations
(PEMDAS:
P
lease
E
xcuse
M
y
D
ear
A
unt
S
ally)
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Use references to assumption cells in formulas
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View all worksheet formulas
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Recognize the advantages of using named cell ranges in Excel formulas
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Use named cell ranges in formulas
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Recall common causes of the following error values:
(For this chapter, you need to know cause(s) for only the first 3 error values listed
below.)
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#######
(Introduced in Chapter 1)
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#NAME?
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#REF!
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#VALUE!
(wait until Chapter 3 for this one)
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Recall three
types
of errors encountered in Excel formulas
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Troubleshoot formula errors using the
Evaluate Formula
feature
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Properly apply worksheet protection
Chapter Vocabulary
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cell reference: location (involves the row and the column)
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absolute cell reference: references exact cell in old and new locations. Neither
column nor row adjustsuse the $ sign. So when you copy and paste it stays
exactly the same. $A$2 (both stay the same) F4 makes the cell absolute.
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relative cell reference: (default reference) both row and column reference change
relative to the pasted location
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mixed cell reference: row or column changes, but not both.
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assumption cell
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“named” cell range (a.k.a. "range name")
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formula error value
Chapter Demonstration 1
1.
Open the practice file “ProductMix_exCh2.xlsx” that is posted on Blackboard.
2.
Construct a formula in cell D7 that calculates the total product labor cost for Product 1.
a.
Select cell D7 and type in the = sign
b.
Select the cell (use mouse) that contains the unit cost for labor.
c.
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 Spring '08
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