Excel | Range names exercise | Tallest Buildings - Range names

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Software ==> Excel  (148 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2010 and later
Topic ==> Range names  (13 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Courses ==> Excel Business Modelling  /  Excel Intermediate
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Create the following range names:

  • Storeys - referring to G2:G99
  • Metres - referring to H2:H99
  • Cost - referring to I2:I99
  • Cost_per_Storey - referring to J2:J99
  • Cost_per_Metre - referring to K2:K99

The quickest way to create several range names is by using the Create Names option:

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

Select G1:K99 and press Ctrl + Shift + F3

Use the range names you have created to calculate the following values:

  • Cost_per_Storey
  • Cost_per_Metre
  • All the statistics in the yellow cells at the bottom of the list

You can use the range names in the functions that you need to use:

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

Use SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, and MIN to do this

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

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