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Symbols Used in Excel Formula | The purpose of Symbols in Excel Formula

Following symbols are used in Excel Formula. They will perform different actions in Excel Formulas and Functions. Each of these special characters have used for different purpose in Excel. Symbol Name Description = Equal to Every Excel Formula begins with Equal to symbol (=). Example: = B1+B6 () Parentheses All Arguments of the Excel Functions specified between the Parentheses. Example: =COUNTIF ( B1:B5,5 ) () Parentheses Expressions specified in the Parentheses will be evaluated first. Parentheses changes the order of the evaluation in Excel Formula. Example:   =25+ ( 35*2 ) +5 * Asterisk Wild card operator to to denote all values in a List. Example:   =COUNTIF(B1:B5,” * “) , Comma List of the Arguments of a Function Separated by Comma in Excel Formula. Example:   =COUNTIF(B1:B5 , “>” &C1) & Ampersand Concatenate Operator to connect two strings into one in Excel Formula. Example:   =”Total: “ & SUM(C2:C25) $ Dollar Makes Cell Reference as Absolute in Excel Formula. Exam