Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Recognizing Excel Formula errors: #N/A, #VALUE!, #REF!, #DIV/0!, #NUM, and #NAME!, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] When you work with formulas in Excel…you're bound to encounter errors at different times.…Many times the errors are obvious.…Maybe you referred to a wrong cell or you mistype…a formula name, that sort of thing.…In this worksheet, in the lower left corner…in the green box, we see the different error types listed.…Notice how they all begin with the same symbol.…That symbol found on the number three key on most keyboards,…the hashtag, pound sign, number sign,…whatever you want to call it.…And they exist in so many different situations.…Many times, as I suggested, you don't care what they are…but there's a reason for each one of them.…
We see the reasons there.…Let's show you some examples of how these happen.…I'm working with some data over in column L.…I'm trying to find out which number appears most often.…I don't know if there is one or anything,…but there is a function called =mode.…It will count the number that appears most often…within a list of numbers.…So I'm looking in column L, press Enter,…
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