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DOLLAR: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use DOLLAR in Google Sheets?

The DOLLAR function in Google Sheets takes a number and converts it into a text string with the dollar sign ($) prefix. This is useful when you want to format numbers as currency in a spreadsheet. For example, if you have the value $10 in a cell, the DOLLAR function will convert it to "10.00".

What is the syntax of DOLLAR in Google Sheets?

The dollar syntax in Google Sheets is to use the dollar sign ($) before the number you want to format as currency. For example, to format the number 123.45 as currency with two decimal places, you would use the following syntax: =$123.45. This will cause the number to be displayed as $123.45 on the spreadsheet.

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

In Google Sheets, you can use the DOLLAR function to format numbers as currency. For example, if you want to display the value of your savings account as $1,234.56, you can use the following formula:

=DOLLAR($1,234.56)

This will cause the number 1,234.56 to be displayed as $1,234.56.

When should you not use DOLLAR in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use DOLLAR in Google Sheets. One is when you are trying to input a number that includes a decimal point. In that case, you should use the DECIMAL function instead. Another time you should not use DOLLAR is when you are trying to input a text string that includes a currency symbol. In that case, you should use the TEXT function instead.

What are some similar formulae to DOLLAR in Google Sheets?

In Google Sheets, the DOLLAR function is used to calculate the monetary value of a given number. The function takes into account the current currency exchange rates, so that the output value is accurate and up-to-date. There are a few similar formulae to DOLLAR that can be used in Google Sheets. The CURRENCY function converts a given number into the corresponding currency value. The VAR function calculates the variance between two numbers. And the RANK function sorts a list of numbers in ascending or descending order.

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