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Updated on: 14-06-2024

Excel - More Formulas and Calculations (Intermediate/Advanced)

Topics covered

  • Review of simple formula
  • Formula with relative referencing
  • Formula with absolute referencing
  • Applying BODMAS
  • Create a 3D Reference (total of multiple sheets) and create a summary sheet

The true advantage of cell references is that they allow you to update data in your worksheet without having to rewrite formulas.

Relative cell references are basic cell references that adjust and change when copied or when using AutoFill.

There may be times when you do not want a cell reference to change when filling cells. Unlike relative references, absolute references do not change when copied or filled. You can use an absolute reference to keep a row and/or column constant.

BODMAS stands for "brackets, orders, division, multiplication, addition, subtraction".  It is the order of how Microsoft Excel works out how to perform the order of calculations.

Creating 3D referencing in Excel within a formula involves referring to the same cell or the same range of cells, on different worksheets.

Online training will be delivered via MS Teams. You will receive joining instructions before your selected session.

At the end of the session all delegates will:

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Create more formulas using absolute and relative cell referencing
  • Use the BODMAS rule with calculations
  • Create a 3D reference in a formula using multiple worksheets

About the course

Course Code MLCSU-TR0030
Intended Audience Regular users of Excel or those who have completed the Excel Introduction topics
Delivery Method Online
Required Experience / Training Comfortable with the content of the Excel Introduction topics Quiet room with access to MS Teams and headset or headphones
Duration of Training 1 hour