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Difference between formula and function?

What is the difference between a formula and a function?

1 Answer

Michael Hulet
Michael Hulet
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A function is a bit of functionality built into your spreadsheet application, like SUM, for example. A formula is what you enter into a particular cell in order to calculate its value based on the value of other cells (or some other data). A formula is probably comprised of one or more functions working together