Your first formula

Try writing your first formula! To let Excel know that a formula is coming, you need to write an equals sign (=).

=formula here

A formula can be as simple as 1 + 1, which would look like:


If you write this in a cell and press Enter, the value 2 will appear (because that’s the answer to 1+1).

Now calculate 32+57 in cell A1 below:

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Great job! You’ve correctly calculated 32+57!

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}