Exercise: Richest people - Range names

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Category ==> Excel 2010  (83 exercises)
Topic ==> Range names and absolute references  (9 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
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Create the following range names:

  • Age - referring to D4:D13
  • Wealth - referring to E4:E13
  • WealthPerYear - referring to F4:F13

Probably the quickest way to create the range names is to select the cells shown below and press Ctrl  + Shift + F3:

Excel 2010 exercise - Range names and absolute references (image 1)

You can create a range name that refers to empty cells and add the data later

Use the range names you have created to calculate the wealth per year for each person, and the total and average wealth per year.

Excel 2010 exercise - Range names and absolute references (image 2)

Range names should make the formula easy to understand

Save the file with the same name and close it down.

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