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VALUE: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use VALUE in Excel?

VALUE is a function in Excel that allows you to convert a text string into a number. You can use it to calculate the value of a cell that contains text, or to extract a number from a text string. For example, if you have a cell that contains the text "10 apples", you can use the VALUE function to convert it to the number 10. If you have a cell that contains the text "100 euros", you can use the VALUE function to convert it to the number 100.

What is the syntax of VALUE in Excel?

The syntax for VALUE in Excel is as follows:

VALUE(text)

VALUE converts text to a number.

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

VALUE is a function used in Excel to convert a text string to a number. The function takes two arguments: the text string to be converted and the cell in which to place the result. The function will return the text string converted to a number, or a #VALUE! error if the text string cannot be converted to a number. An example of how to use the VALUE function is shown below: In cell A1, the text string "10" is entered. In cell A2, the VALUE function is used with the text string "10" and the cell A1 as the argument. The result "10" is displayed in cell A2. In cell A3, the text string "hello" is entered. In cell A4, the VALUE function is used with the text string "hello" and the cell A3 as the argument. The result "0" is displayed in cell A4.

When should you not use VALUE in Excel?

VALUE should not be used when you want to calculate the average of a set of numbers. Excel will only calculate the average of the first ten numbers in the set. If you have more than ten numbers, you should use the AVERAGE function.

What are some similar formulae to VALUE in Excel?

The VALUE function in Excel converts a text string to a number, ignoring any currency symbols. The similar formulae to VALUE in Excel are:

- TEXT()

- AVERAGE()

- SUM()

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