## What is VLOOKUP used for?

When you need to find information in a large spreadsheet, or you are always looking for the same kind of information, use the VLOOKUP function. VLOOKUP works a lot like a phone book, where you start with the piece of data you know, like someone’s name, in order to find out what you don’t know, like their phone number.

## What is the full form of VBA?

Visual Basic for Applications is a computer programming language developed and owned by Microsoft. With VBA you can create macros to automate repetitive word- and data-processing functions, and generate custom forms, graphs, and reports. VBA functions within MS Office applications; it is not a stand-alone product.

**What are the basic Excel formulas?**

Excel interprets a formula as a command to do a calculation using one or more of the basic math operations — addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. These operations are represented by the plus, minus, asterisk, and forward slash (+, -, *, /) symbols, respectively.

### What are the most useful formulas in Excel?

WEEKNUM () is used to get the particular number of the week at a particular date.

### How to understand formulas and functions in Excel?

In Excel, a formula is an expression that operates on values in a range of cells or a cell. For example, =A1+A2+A3, which finds the sum of the range of values from cell A1 to cell A3. 2. Functions. Functions are predefined formulas in Excel. They eliminate laborious manual entry of formulas while giving them human-friendly names. For example

**How do you make formulas in Excel?**

Click any of the bars in the actual series (the blue bars) to select the entire series.