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AREAS: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use AREAS in Excel?

There are a few different ways to use the AREAS function in Excel. One way is to use it to calculate the area of a shape. To do this, you will need to enter the coordinates of the shape's upper-left corner and the shape's lower-right corner. You can also use the AREAS function to calculate the area of a group of cells. To do this, you will need to enter the coordinates of the upper-left corner and the lower-right corner of the group of cells. Finally, you can use the AREAS function to calculate the area of a range of cells. To do this, you will need to enter the starting cell and the ending cell of the range.

What is the syntax of AREAS in Excel?

AREAS in Excel is a function that calculates the area of a given shape. The syntax of AREAS is as follows:

AREAS(shape_range)

shape_range is the range of cells that contain the shapes for which you want to calculate the area.

What is an example of how to use AREAS in Excel?

In Excel, the AREAS function can be used to calculate the area of a given shape. The function takes as input the coordinates of the shape's vertices, and it returns the area of the shape. For example, the following formula calculates the area of a rectangle with dimensions of 10 units by 15 units:

=AREAS(10,15)

This formula returns the value 150, which is the area of the rectangle.

When should you not use AREAS in Excel?

There are many instances in which you should not use the AREAS function in Excel. One example is when you are trying to calculate the area of a single cell. This is because the AREAS function will return the total area of all the cells in the given range, which can be inaccurate if the cells are not all the same size. Additionally, the AREAS function can be slow to calculate, so it is not recommended for use in large data sets.

What are some similar formulae to AREAS in Excel?

In Excel, the formula for finding the area of a rectangle is "A=length*width." The area of a triangle can be found with the formula "A=base*height/2." The area of a circle is found with the formula "A=pi*radius^2." The area of a trapezoid can be found with the formula "A= (base1+base2)*height/2."

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