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…

How to Add Hours and Minutes to Time in Excel

In this blog post we will go through 3 different formulas to add Hours and Minutes to Time in Excel. Before jumping into the formulas we should know that Excel stores Time as Numbers. In Excel, 1 Day = 1 1 Hour = 1/24 (1 Day/24 hours) 1 Minute = 1/(24×60) (1 Day/24 hours x…

Shuffle Records in Excel

Let’s see how to shuffle the records of a dataset using the RAND, LARGE, ROWS and VLOOKUP functions in Excel. Step 1: Insert a column on the left side of the dataset and generate an array of random numbers in it. The RAND Function in Excel can be used for this purpose. =RAND() Step 2:…

Find Day Name from Date in Excel

Following are 4 different methods in Excel to find the ‘Day Name’ corresponding to a ‘Date’. 1. TEXT Function to find Day Name from Date The TEXT function in Excel can be used to return the corresponding Day Name, Month or Year from a Date. The following formula will return Tuesday, the Day name corresponding to the…