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TO_DOLLARS: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use TO_DOLLARS in Google Sheets?

TO_DOLLARS is a function in Google Sheets that converts a number to a text string in the format "XX.XX". For example, if you enter the number 123.45 into a cell and then use the TO_DOLLARS function, the cell will show the text string "123.45". This function can be useful for budgeting or for displaying currency amounts on a website.

What is the syntax of TO_DOLLARS in Google Sheets?

The syntax for TO_DOLLARS in Google Sheets is TO_DOLLARS(number). This will convert the number to a dollar amount, with the correct currency formatting.

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

TO_DOLLARS is a function in Google Sheets that converts a number to a text string in dollar format. This function is useful for formatting monetary values in reports, spreadsheets, and other documents. An example of how to use TO_DOLLARS is shown below:

In cell A1, type "100" In cell B1, type "=TO_DOLLARS(A1)" The value in cell B1 will show as "$100.00"

When should you not use TO_DOLLARS in Google Sheets?

TO_DOLLARS should not be used when formatting numbers in Google Sheets when the number needs to be displayed with a comma as the thousands separator. For example, the number 123,456 should be displayed as 123,456.00, not 123456.00. TO_DOLLARS should also not be used when displaying numbers in scientific notation. For example, the number 1.23e+4 should be displayed as 1.23e+4, not 123000.

What are some similar formulae to TO_DOLLARS in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to TO_DOLLARS in Google Sheets. The AVERAGE function calculates the average of a given set of numbers, while the SUM function calculates the sum of a given set of numbers. The VLOOKUP function retrieves information from a table based on a given value, while the HLOOKUP function retrieves information from a table based on a given row number. The INDEX function returns the value of a given cell in a given row and column, while the MATCH function returns the position of a given value in a given array.

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