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Get to know Excel 2007: Enter formulas

Function name Calculates
AVERAGE an average
MAX the largest number
MIN the smallest number
Function names express long formulas quickly.

SUM is just one of the many Excel functions. These prewritten formulas simplify the process of entering calculations. Using functions, you can easily and quickly create formulas that might be difficult to build for yourself.

In this lesson you'll see how to speed up tasks with a few other easy functions, and you can try using the functions in the practice session at the end of the lesson.

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