Separate Positive and Negative numbers in Excel

Following are 3 different ways to segregate Positive and Negative values from list of numbers in Excel. MAX and MIN Function to separate Positive and Negative values The MAX function in Excel will return the largest among 2 or more numbers supplied into it. This property of MAX function is used below to check whether…

Different ways to find SUM in Excel

This blog post is about 10 different ways to find the Sum in Excel. We have a list of 5 numbers in the cells B3, B4, B5, B6 and B7 as shown below. Now let me show you the most common and uncommon methods for finding Sum in Excel. Using Addition Operator ‘+’ =B3+B4+B5+B6+B7 SUM…

Highlight cells according to current Time in Excel

This blog post is about combining the NOW function with the Conditional Formatting feature in Excel to highlight a cell or cells corresponding to Current Time. The following is a very common spreadsheet template used at working environments for recording manhours. Let’s see how to spot the cell corresponding to 10:23 A.M (Current Time) on…

Find the Count of each Item in a List in Excel

In this blog post I will explain 3 different methods to find the Count of each Item in the list shown below. The methods include the use Pivot Table, Power Query and Formulas. Note that I have converted the list into an official Excel Table and named it as ABCD. Dynamic Array Formula to find…

Find Common Values between two lists in Excel

This Excel tutorial is about 3 different methods to find the common values between two Lists or Tables in Excel. Here we have 2 lists of World’s Billionaires, one from the year 2015 and other one from 2020. Following are different methods to find the Names that are present in both lists. MATCH function to…

Add a number to multiple cells in Excel

Paste Special to add a Number to multiple Cells The Paste Special feature in Excel helps us to perform Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division with multiple cells and data ranges in Excel. In the following screenshot you can see two data ranges filled with numbers, B2:D11 and F5:J9. To add 10 to all those numbers…

Different methods to find Duplicates in Excel

Following are 3 different methods to find the duplicates in a dataset. FILTER Function to find Duplicates In this formula, we will use the COUNTIF function to find out how many times each value is repeated. Then the FILTER function is used filter out those values with a count greater than 1. Combining FILTER and…

Different methods to find the Sum of first 50 Natural numbers

Following are 4 different methods to find the Sum of first 50 natural numbers using Excel. Formula using SUM and SEQUENCE function The following formula will return the sum of numbers from 1 to 50. =SUM(SEQUENCE(50,1,1,1)) For the sum of first 75 numbers, =SUM(SEQUENCE(75,1,1,1)) Formula using SUMPRODUCT and ROW function Formula that combines SUMPRODUCT and…

Different methods to generate Random Values in Excel

Following are 4 different methods to generate random numbers in Excel RAND Function The RAND function in Excel can be used to generate a random number between 0 and 1. The RAND function is a volatile function and will update every when the worksheet is recalculated. RANDBETWEEN Function The RANDBETWEEN function returns a random number…

Calculate Time difference and Total Hours worked in Excel

In this blog post, we will see how to calculate Time difference in Excel. The methods include calculating Time difference with Overnight schedules. Let’s say we have the ‘In Time’ and ‘Out Time’ of an Employee for a week. Following are the different methods to calculate the difference between the In and Out times. Simple…