Excel Functions (with Live Examples and Videos)

Here you will find a detailed tutorial on 75+ Excel Functions. Each function is covered in detail with Examples and Video.

Excel Date and Time Functions

Excel Function

Description

Excel DATE Function

Excel DATE function can be used when you want to get the date value using the year, month and, day values as the input arguments.

​Excel DATEVALUE Function

Excel DATEVALUE function is best suited for situations when a date is stored as text. This function converts the date from text format to a serial number that Excel recognizes as a date.

Excel DAY Function

Excel DAY function can be used when you want to get the day value (ranging between 1 to 31) from a specified date.

Excel HOUR Function

Excel HOUR function can be used when you want to get the HOUR integer value from a specified time value.

Excel MINUTE Function

Excel MINUTE function can be used when you want to get the MINUTE integer value from a specified time value.

Excel NETWORKDAYS Function

Excel NETWORKDAYS function can be used when you want to get the number of working days between two given dates.

Excel NETWORKDAYS.INTL Function

Excel NETWORKDAYS.INTL function can be used when you want to get the number of working days between two given dates.

Excel NOW Function

Excel NOW function can be used to get the current date and time value.

Excel SECOND Function

Excel SECOND function can be used want to get the integer value of the seconds from a specified time value.

Excel TODAY Function

Excel TODAY function can be used to get the current date.

Excel WEEKDAY Function

Excel WEEKDAY function can be used to get the day of the week as a number (between 1 to 7) for the specified date.

Excel WORKDAY Function

Excel WORKDAY function can be used when you want to get the date after a given number of working days.

Excel WORKDAY.INTL Function

Excel WORKDAY.INTL function can be used when you want to get the date after a given number of working days.

Excel DATEDIF Function

Excel DATEDIF function can be used when you want to calculate the number of years, months, or days between the two specified dates. A good example would be calculating the age.

Excel Logical Functions

Excel Function

Description

Excel AND Function

Excel AND function can be used when you want to check multiple conditions.

Excel FALSE Function

Excel FALSE function returns the logical value FALSE. It does not take any input arguments.

Excel IF Function

Excel IF Function is best suited for situations where you want to evaluate a condition, and the return a value if it is TRUE and another value if it is FALSE.

Excel IFERROR Function

Excel IFERROR function is best-suited to handle formula that evaluates to an error.

Excel NOT Function

Excel NOT function can be used when you want to reverse the value of a logical argument (TRUE/FALSE).

Excel OR Function

Excel OR function can be used when you want to check multiple conditions.

Excel TRUE Function

Excel TRUE function returns the logical value TRUE. It does not take any input arguments.

Excel Lookup & Reference Functions

Excel Function

Description

Excel COLUMN Function

Excel COLUMN function can be used when you want to get the column number of a specified cell.

Excel COLUMNS Function

Excel COLUMNS function can be used when you want to get the number of columns in a specified range or array.

Excel HLOOKUP Function

Excel HLOOKUP function is best suited for situations when you are looking for a matching data point in a row, and when the matching data point is found, you go down that column and fetch a value from a cell which is specified a number of rows below the top row.

Excel INDEX Function

Excel INDEX function can be used when you have the position (row number and column number) of a value in a table, and you want to fetch that value.

Excel INDIRECT Function

Excel INDIRECT function can be used when you have the references as text and you want to get the values from those references.

Excel MATCH Function

Excel MATCH function can be used when you want to get the relative position of a lookup value in a list or an array.

Excel OFFSET Function

Excel OFFSET function can be used when you want to get a reference which offsets specified number of rows and columns from the starting point.

Excel ROW Function

Excel ROW Function function can be used when you want to get the row number of a cell reference.

Excel ROWS Function

Excel ROWS Function can be used when you want to get the number of rows in a specified range or array.

Excel VLOOKUP Function

Excel VLOOKUP function is best suited for situations when you are looking for a matching data point in a column, and when the matching data point is found, you go to the right in that row and fetch a value from a cell which is a specified number of columns to the right.

Excel Math Functions

Excel Function

Description

Excel INT Function

Excel INT Function can be used when you want to get the integer portion of a number.

Excel MOD Function

Excel MOD function can be used when you want to get the remainder when one number is divided by another.

Excel RAND Function

Excel RAND function can be used when you want to generate evenly distributed random numbers between 0 and 1

Excel RANDBETWEEN Function

Excel RANDBETWEEN function can be used when you want to generate evenly distributed random numbers between a top and bottom range specified by the user.

Excel ROUND Function

Excel ROUND function can be used when you want to return a number rounded to a specified number of digits.

Excel SUM Function

Excel SUM function can be used to add all numbers in a range of cells.

Excel SUMIF Function

Excel SUMIF function can be used when you want to add the values in a range if the specified condition is met.

Excel SUMIFS Function

Excel SUMIFS function can be used when you want to add the values in a range if multiple specified criteria are met.

Excel SUMPRODUCT Function

Excel SUMPRODUCT function can be used when you want to first multiply two or more sets to arrays and then get its sum

Excel Stat Functions

Excel Function

Description

Excel RANK Function

Excel RANK function can be used when you want to rank a number against a list of numbers.

Excel AVERAGE Function

Excel AVERAGE function can be used when you want to get the average (arithmetic mean) of the specified arguments.

Excel AVERAGEIF Function

Excel AVERAGEIF function can be used when you want to get the average (arithmetic mean) of all the values in a range of cells that meet a given criteria.

Excel AVERAGEIFS Function

Excel AVERAGEIFS function can be used when you want to get the average (arithmetic mean) of all the cells in a range that meets multiple criteria.

Excel COUNT Function

Excel COUNT function can be used to count the number of cells that contain numbers.

Excel COUNTA Function

Excel COUNTA function can be used when you want to count all the cells in a range that are not empty.

Excel COUNTBLANK Function

Excel COUNTBALNK function can be used when you have to count all the empty cells in a range.

Excel COUNTIF Function

Excel COUNTIF function can be used when you want to count the number of cells that meet specified criteria.

Excel COUNTIFS Function

Excel COUNTIFS function can be used when you want to count the number of cells that meet a single or multiple criteria.

Excel LARGE Function

Excel LARGE function can be used to get the Kth largest value from a range of cells or array. For example, you can get the 3rd largest value from a range of cells.

Excel MAX Function

Excel MAX function can be used when you want to get the largest value from a set of values.

Excel MIN Function

Excel MIN function can be used when you want to get the smallest value from a set of values.

Excel SMALL Function

Excel SMALL function can be used to get the Kth smallest value from a range of cells or array.

Excel Text Functions

Excel Function

Description

Excel CONCATENATE Function

Excel CONCATENATE function can be used when you want to join 2 or more characters or strings.

Excel FIND Function

Excel FIND function can be used when you want to locate a text string within another text string and find its position

Excel LEFT Function

Excel LEFT function can be used to extract text from left of the string.

Excel LEN Function

Excel LEN function can be used when you want to get the total number of characters in a specified string.

Excel LOWER Function

Excel LOWER function can be used when you want to convert all uppercase letter in a text string to lowercase.

Excel MID Function

Excel MID function can be used to extract a specified number of characters from a string.

Excel PROPER Function

Excel PROPER function can be used when you want to capitalize the first character of every word.

Excel REPLACE Function

Excel REPLACE function can be used when you want to replace a part of the text string with another string.

Excel REPT Function

Excel REPT function can be used when you want to repeat a specified text for a certain number of times.

Excel RIGHT Function

RIGHT function can be used to extract text from the right of the string.

Excel SEARCH Function

Excel SEARCH function can be used when you want to locate a text string within another text string and find its position.

Excel SUBSTITUTE Function

Excel SUBSTITUTE function can be used when you want to substitute text with new specified text in a string.

Excel TEXT Function

Excel TEXT function can be used when you want to convert a number to text format and display it in a specified format

Excel TRIM Function

Excel TRIM function can be used when you want to remove leading, trailing, and double spaces in Excel.

Excel UPPER Function

Excel UPPER function can be used when you want to convert all lowercase letter in a text string to uppercase.

Excel Info Functions

Excel Function

Description

Excel ISBLANK Function

Excel ISERROR Function

Excel ISNA Function

Excel ISNUMBER Function

Excel ISEVEN Function

Excel ISODD Function

Excel ISLOGICAL Function

Excel ISTEXT Function

Excel IS function returns TRUE when specified condition is TRUE. For example, ISNA would return TRUE if the cell has a #N/A! error.