Excel | Absolute references exercise | Absolute Refs - Metallica Orders

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Software ==> Excel  (151 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Absolute references  (9 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Excel training
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Excel file without formulae

We want to create a formula to calculate the order cost using the price in cell G3

In cell D4, create a formula to calculate the order cost and copy it down the rest of the column.  Use this to help you:

Order Cost = Quantity * Price

Remember that you want to multiply by the price, absolutely every time!  So you need to use the $ signs.

Change the price in cell G3 to £18.45 to check that your formula is working correctly as shown below:

Using Absolute Cell References

When you change the price, all the order costs should change.


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