Excel 2016 from Scratch Exercise
Calculate Sums B
An Excel tutorial by Peter Kalmstrom
this demo in the Excel 2016 from Scratch series Peter Kalmstrom
explains how to calculate sums by either using the AutoSum
feature or selecting the cells which have values that should
Peter also shows how to drag formulas with relative references
to other cells. He uses the sales figures for different
kinds of brushes sold under each quarter as an example in
If you want to try the exercise yourself, please
download the Excel file Peter uses in the demo!
This is what Peter shows in the demo below:
Peter uses Excel 2016 for his demo, but the Excel basics
are the same for earlier versions of Excel.
- How to create AutoSum formulas and select the cells
- How to create a formula that calculates a sum by
selecting cells for the calculation.
- How to give a general format to cells.
- How to format number cells to have a thousand separator.