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3. In cell I3 , type the formula =AVERAGEIF(C3:C14, “=Box”, F3:F14) , and press Enter.
The value $46,102.50 , which represents the average cost per category of boxes,
appears in cell I3.
4. In cell I6 , type =SUMIFS(F3:F14, C3:C14, “=Envelope”, E3:E14,
The value $45,753.00 , which represents the total cost of all envelopes used for
international shipments, appears in cell I6.
CLEAN UP Save the PackagingCosts workbook, and then close it.
Finding and Correcting Errors in Calculations
Including calculations in a worksheet gives you valuable answers to questions about your
data. As is always true, however, it is possible for errors to creep into your formulas. With
Excel, you can find the source of errors in your formulas by identifying the cells used in a
given calculation and describing any errors that have occurred. The process of examining
a worksheet for errors is referred to as auditing .
Excel identifies errors in several ways. The first way is to display an error code in the cell
holding the formula generating the error.