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**Apply a Function**

Apply a

Function

You can use functions to speed up your Excel

calculations. You use the Insert Function dialog

box to look for a particular function from among

Excel’s 12 function categories. After you have

selected your function, you build the formula

using the Function Arguments dialog box.

Apply a Function

1
Click in the cell to which you

want to assign a function.

2
Click the
Formulas
tab on the

Ribbon.

3
Click the
Insert Function

button.

2

3

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Excel inserts an equal sign to

denote a formula.

1

Excel launches the Insert

Function dialog box.

4
Click the
Or select a category

and choose a function

category.

4

A list of functions in the selected

category appears.

5
Click the function that you want

to apply.

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5

A description of the selected

function appears here.

6
Click
OK.

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