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Excel Quick Calculator

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Quick Calculator

Problem: I need to find a quick answer to a mathematical problem, and I don’t have a calculator. Can Excel help?

Strategy: You can use Excel as a simple calculator. Follow these steps:

1. Go to a blank cell.

2. Type an equals sign.

3. Enter a calculation.


Figure 297 Type = and a calculation in a blank cell.

4. Press the F9 key. Excel will display the result.


Figure 298 The result..

5. Press the Esc key to clear the cell.

You can start a formula with equals, plus, or minus signs. You could also have typed +14215469*5.

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