Most Excel formulas can refer to one or more worksheet cells. In this video, see how to create cell references that change, or don’t change when a formula is copied to another cell.
- [Instructor] Most Excel formulas will refer…to one or more worksheet cells.…In this movie I will show you how to create cell references…that change, or don't change,…when a formula is copied to another cell.…In this workbook I have a single worksheet…and on it I have an investment value…and annual growth rate and I want to create…a series of formulas that will calculate…the value for the investment in coming years.…So we're assuming we're in 2018 right now…and 2019 is the next year where the investment…of $180,000 will grow by 5%.…
Then the 2019 value will grow by 5% and so on.…To create the calculation for 2019 I'll click in cell B3…which for me is actually already selected.…Type an equals sign and then I will multiply…the value in B2, so I've typed B2 as my cell reference,…and then an asterisk for multiplication,…then a left parenthesis, and one plus the value in B1.…So my formula will multiply the value in B2…by one plus 5%, or 1.05, and when I press return…I get a value of 188,550, which is correct.…
If I want to copy the formula down to the next cell…
- Creating workbooks
- Manipulating cell data
- Using core functions and formulas
- Formatting worksheet elements
- Creating PivotTables
- Collaborating with others
- Working with charts
- Adding images and shapes
- Saving workbooks
- Printing files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started with Excel
2. Manage Workbooks
3. Work with Worksheets, Cells, and Cell Data
4. Sort, Filter, and Manage Worksheets
5. Summarize Data Using Formulas and Functions
6. Format Worksheet Elements
7. Work with Charts
8. Work with External Data and Objects
9. Explore PivotTables
10. Review and Share Your Spreadsheets
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