# List of common Excel formulas with examples

Here’s a list of common Excel formulas with examples:

1. SUM: Adds up a range of cells. Example: `=SUM(A1:A5)`
2. AVERAGE: Calculates the average of a range of cells. Example: `=AVERAGE(B1:B5)`
3. COUNT: Counts the number of cells in a range that contain numbers. Example: `=COUNT(A1:A5)`
4. MAX: Returns the largest value in a range of cells. Example: `=MAX(B1:B5)`
5. MIN: Returns the smallest value in a range of cells. Example: `=MIN(B1:B5)`
6. IF: Returns one value if a condition is true and another value if it’s false. Example: `=IF(A1>10, "Greater than 10", "Less than or equal to 10")`
7. VLOOKUP: Searches for a value in the first column of a range and returns a value in the same row from a specified column. Example: `=VLOOKUP(A1,B1:C5,2,TRUE)`
8. INDEX: Returns the value of a cell in a specified row and column of a range. Example: `=INDEX(B1:C5, 2, 2)`
9. MATCH: Searches for a value in a range and returns the relative position of the value within the range. Example: `=MATCH(A1,B1:B5,0)`
10. CONCATENATE: Joins two or more values together into a single text string. Example: `=CONCATENATE(A1," ",B1)`

These are just a few of the most commonly used Excel formulas. There are many others available to perform a wide range of calculations and manipulations in your spreadsheets.

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