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DCOUNT: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use DCOUNT in Google Sheets?

The DCOUNT function in Google Sheets is used to count the number of cells in a given range that contain a specific value. For example, if you wanted to count the number of cells in a range that contained the value "apple," you would use the following function: =DCOUNT(A1:A10, "apple"). This would return the number 5, since there are 5 cells in the range A1:A10 that contain the value "apple."

What is the syntax of DCOUNT in Google Sheets?

The syntax of the DCOUNT function in Google Sheets is as follows:

=DCOUNT(range, criteria)

The DCOUNT function counts the number of cells in a range that meet the criteria. The range is specified as the first argument, and the criteria is specified as the second argument.

What is an example of how to use DCOUNT in Google Sheets?

The DCOUNT function in Google Sheets can be used to count the number of cells in a given range that contain a specific value. In the example below, the function is used to count the number of cells in the range A2:A7 that contain the value "apple".

=DCOUNT(A2:A7, "apple")

When should you not use DCOUNT in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use the DCOUNT function in Google Sheets. One such time is when you are trying to count the number of cells that are not empty in a range. In this case, you would use the COUNTA function. Another time you should not use the DCOUNT function is when you are trying to count the number of unique items in a range. In this case, you would use the COUNT function.

What are some similar formulae to DCOUNT in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to DCOUNT in Google Sheets. The first is DSUM, which calculates the sum of a range of cells. The second is DMAX, which finds the maximum value in a range of cells. The third is DMIN, which finds the minimum value in a range of cells.

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