The Excel value error
Excel Value Error
In Microsoft Excel, when you perform a mathematical operation on cells that contain text and values, you may receive a #VALUE! error..
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Although some functions correctly evaluate cells and ignore text strings, if you
add the cells by using arithmetic operators such as:
...an error value may occur.
Instead of using an individual mathematical operator, use its equivalent worksheet function instead:
For example, if you type the following information in cells A1:A7 of a worksheet
A4: =A1+A2+A3 - incorrect
A5: =SUM(A1+A2+A3) - incorrect
A6: =SUM(A1,A2,A3) - correct
A7: =SUM(A1:A3) - correct
...the formulas in cells A4 and A5 return a #VALUE! error; however, cells A6 and A7 return the correct value of 30.
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