Show Formulas in Excel

3 different methods to display formulas used in an Excel worksheet. Method 1 Go to the Formulas tab in the Excel ribbon, Click on Show Formulas Once you click on this button, every cell in the worksheet will display the formula used in that cell, instead of the resulting value. To turn off of this…

Overline text in Excel

This blog post is about 2 methods to create Overlined text in Excel. Method 1 Enter the text to be overlined into a cell. Here, I am using cell B3. Use the following formula to create the overlined version of the text in the cell B3. Make sure to turn on the Wrap Text option…

Square and Square Root of a Number in Excel

Calculate the Square of a Number The following are 3 different formulas to calculate the Square of the number in the cell B3 Formula 1 =B3*B3 Formula 2 =POWER(B3,2) Formula 3 =B3^2 Calculate the Square Root of a Number The following are 3 different formulas to calculate the Square Root of the number in the…

Excel Formula to Convert Numbers to Words

Have you ever thought of an Excel formula that will convert Numbers to Words? i.e. A formula that can convert the number 456,571 into Four Hundred and Fifty Six Thousand Five Hundred and Seventy One. In this blog post, I am sharing two Excel formulas that can convert Numbers in Words. Pete M’s Formula =CHOOSE(LEFT(TEXT(A1,”000000000″))+1,,”One”,”Two”,”Three”,”Four”,”Five”,”Six”,”Seven”,”Eight”,”Nine”)&IF(–LEFT(TEXT(A1,”000000000″))=0,,IF(AND(–MID(TEXT(A1,”000000000″),2,1)=0,–MID(TEXT(A1,”000000000″),3,1)=0),”…

Interpolation in Excel

You are given the X, Y Coordinates of 2 points, (99.5,39.5) and (201.1,45.7) and asked to find the Y coordinate of an intermediate point with an X coordinate of 115.7. How will you solve this problem? The answer is Interpolation! Interpolation is the method of estimating ‘unknown values’ that fall between ‘known values’. In this…

Pick a random value from a list in Excel

In this blog post, I will explain two Excel formulas that can be used to pick a random value from a List. Following is a list of 6 contestants for a particular game. For each round of the game, a player should be randomly selected from this list. Let’s see how to pick a random…