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SUBTOTAL: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use SUBTOTAL in Google Sheets?

To use SUBTOTAL in Google Sheets, you first need to select the cells you want to calculate the subtotal for. Once they are selected, go to the "Formulas" tab and click on "SUBTOTAL." A menu will pop up with a list of different types of calculations that can be performed. Select the calculation you want to use and click "OK." The subtotal for the selected cells will be calculated and displayed in a new row at the bottom of the spreadsheet.

What is the syntax of SUBTOTAL in Google Sheets?

The SUBTOTAL function in Google Sheets calculates the subtotal of a range of cells. The syntax of the SUBTOTAL function is SUBTOTAL(range,type). The "range" argument is the range of cells that you want to calculate the subtotal for, and the "type" argument is the type of subtotal that you want to calculate. The possible values for the "type" argument are "1" (sum), "2" (average), "3" (maximum), and "4" (minimum).

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

The SUBTOTAL function in Google Sheets can be used to calculate the subtotal of a range of cells. The function can be used in several ways, including: (1) to calculate the subtotal of a range of cells based on a specific criteria, (2) to calculate the subtotal of a range of cells excluding a specific criteria, and (3) to calculate the subtotal of a range of cells including a specific criteria. In each case, the SUBTOTAL function can be used to calculate the subtotal of a range of cells based on the SUM function.

When should you not use SUBTOTAL in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use the SUBTOTAL function in Google Sheets. One example is when you want to calculate the total of a range of cells that are not adjacent to each other. In this case, you would use the SUM function. Another occasion when you should not use SUBTOTAL is when you want to calculate the total of a column of numbers that are not in consecutive order. In this case, you would use the AVERAGE function.

What are some similar formulae to SUBTOTAL in Google Sheets?

SUBTOTAL is a Google Sheets function that calculates the sum of a range of cells. It can be used to calculate the total of a column, the total of a row, or the total of a specific range of cells. The SUBTOTAL function can be used in conjunction with the AVERAGE, COUNT, MAX, and MIN functions to calculate the average, count, maximum, and minimum values of a range of cells. The SUBTOTAL function can also be used in conjunction with the IF function to calculate the sum of a range of cells based on a specific condition.

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