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# Array Formulas

Excel formulas that use arrays

### How to Report Top and Bottom Results Using Dynamic Arrays in Excel

In How to Use Excel’s LET Function, I showed several examples of a powerful function that Microsoft added to Excel 365 in the summer...

### How to Report GL Account Groups in Excel

Believe it or not, this income statement is quite sophisticated. It's not nearly as simple-minded as it looks. In fact, this income statement illustrates a...

### How to Use SUMPRODUCT to Find the Last Item in an Excel List

Suppose you have a Sequential List of items, as in the second table in the figure below. And suppose you want to show the...

### How to Summarize Spreadsheet Data with Excel’s Array Formulas

Subtotals can reveal very useful management information. For example, managers might be interested to learn that sales increased by 10% last month. But they would...

### Use Excel’s SUMPRODUCT to Summarize Worksheet Data

After I posted  The Most Powerful Ways to Summarize Excel Data for Reporting and Analysis, a reader asked why I hadn't discussed the SUMPRODUCT function. I...

### How to Use SUMPRODUCT to Create Two-Dimensional Lookups in Excel Formulas

A friend recently asked, "In this table, how can I return the date where the lowest value occurs?" More generally, however, he was asking how to...

### How to Define General Ledger Account Groups in Excel

In Part 1 of this series, How to Report GL Account Groups in Excel, we explored the strategy for creating financial reports that use...

### How to Use Excel’s LET Function

In the summer of 2020, Microsoft introduced the LET function for Excel 365—one of the most-significant new worksheet functions that Microsoft has introduced in...

### A Lesson in Excel Analysis Learned from Rising US Inflation

Looking at the trends in the annual rate of change (ROC) of business and economic measures is an excellent way to reveal hidden information...

### How to Split and Index Delimited Text with Excel Formulas

For the longest time I've wished that Microsoft would add a SPLIT function to Excel. The function would have a syntax like this... =SPLIT(text, delimiter,...

### Warren Buffett, Inflation, and Excel

On May 3, 2021, CNBC quoted Warren Buffett saying, “We are seeing very substantial inflation. We are raising prices. People are raising prices to...