# How to carry out simple calculations in a table

Uploaded time: August 17, 2022 Difficulty Beginner

How to carry out simple calculations in a table

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There are three kinds of simple calculations in the WPS Spreadsheet, namely mathematical operators, selective paste, and function calculation.

**1. ****How to use mathematical operators?**

- like the computer, you just type = into the cell, enter the number and the operator, then hit the enter key so you can get the correct answer. For example，the answer of = (7+3) /2 is 5.

**2. ****How to use selective paste****?**

- select the cell content, press Ctrl+C to copy it, and right-click to select the Paste Special in the shortcut menu. In the dialog box, you can select Add, Multiply,' Subtract and Divide.to perform quick calculations on selected areas.

**3. ****How to use function calculation****?**

- click the Formula> Insert Function to select different kinds of functions, such as SUM and IMSUB, which are similar to the addition and subtraction in the mathematical operation.

The function formula is very powerful, it can refer to data not only in the current worksheet but also across the worksheets and workbooks for calculation.

PS: If you need to calculate across worksheets, you can click the Date> Consolidate, add the data area you need to calculate while selecting the formula such as Sum, Average, and Max, etc., and click OK to calculate quickly across sheets.

You'll Learn

The basics of WPS Spreadsheet.

The most commonly-used batch processing skills for increasing productivity.

Process large data in WPS Spreadsheet.

Master the popular PivotTables to create dynamic reports.

Nest dynamic formulas, including the IF, VLOOKUP, SUMIF, and MATCH functions to impress your leader.

Acquire skills in improving security, sharing, co-editing, and printing files.

Course Content

Start from beginners, from theory to practice, don't worry about learning

Basics of WPS Spreadsheet

6 lectures

3592 minutes

How to make a table efficiently

6 lectures

3664 minutes

Most commonly-used Formula Skills

5 lectures

3471 minutes

PivotTable

2 lectures

1329 minutes

Data Visualization

6 lectures

3709 minutes

Security and Painting

3 lectures

1896 minutes

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- 300+ Mins Videos
- 100+ Real Cases
- 40+ Practice Files

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Catalogue

1. Basics of WPS Spreadsheet

1-1. Get to know WPS Spreadsheet

10m26s

1-2. Create a chart from scratch

8m59s

1-3. How to input data into a table efficiently

12m21s

1-4. How much do you know about data format

8m41s

1-5. How much do you know about data format 2

10m25s

1-6. How to carry out simple calculations in a table

9m

2. How to make a table efficiently

2-1. The Go to and Find & Replace function of data

11m15s

2-2. How to efficiently sort and filter data part

13m31s

2-3. Data validation to help you limit the content of your forms

11m12s

2-4. A few efficient ways to handle large data

9m14s

2-5. How to Process data with Text to Columns

7m31s

2-6. How to merge and split files

8m21s

3. Most commonly-used Formula Skills

3-1. Get started with functions and formulas

10m29s

3-2. Most-used Statistical Functions

11m28s

3-3. Do you really know about the Logical functions?

11m52s

3-4. Quick to learn the time and dates functions

11m58s

3-5. A magical function everyone needs to know: VLOOKUP

12m4s

4. PivotTable

4-1. Use PivotTable to analyze data

11m54s

4-2. Use PivotTable to analyze data 2

10m15s

5. Data Visualization

5-1. Apply conditional formatting to data

11m12s

5-2. Use charts to present data

9m15s

5-3. Different ways to utilize column charts

11m5s

5-4. Line Charts and Area Charts

9m37s

5-5. Pie Charts and Sparklines

10m2s

5-6. Beautify The Table

10m38s

6. Security and Painting

6-1. How to protect your worksheet and workbook

9m35s

6-2. Share and revise workbooks

9m38s

6-3. How to print a table

12m23s

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