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Microsoft Excel Data Analysis Tools

Learning Microsoft Excel Data Analysis Tools.

This article illustrates the Microsoft Excel Data Analysis Tools. Those tools provide the ability to analyze data in a powerful skill and that helps you make better decisions.

Microsoft Excel Data Analysis Tools

  • Using Goal Seek.
  • Using Solver.
  • Using the Scenario Manager.
  • Using data tables.

Using Goal Seek.

In the lesson of Microsoft Excel Data Analysis tools first, we will learn Goal Seek.

The goal means purpose or task.

Seek means find or search.

If you are using excel formulas and it gives you answers sheets rather not have you can turn off features off which is called Goal Seek.

As the definition tells that Goal means Purpose or task and Seek means to find or to know.

Here is the example:

An Institute has 50 Students and each student pays monthly fee 1000 and the total amount will be 50000.

T.STUDENTS        50
FEE                       1000
T.AMOUNT        50000

Now here is the query If the Institute wants to earn per month 200000, so, how many students will Institute get.

Select the Data tab.

Locate the Forecast Tools group.

Click the What-If Analysis command.

A list of three options appears.

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Using Solver.

In the previous lesson, we have seen a goal seek tool where we changed the result of the formula by changing the formula components one of the cells contributed.

A most sophisticated version of the goal seek is called solver and untimely very sophisticated we have worksheet here namely ABC and you see there is total.

The total is what’s happening in many rows.



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Suppose: We have to use a Gift offer. Offer is used only 2000/-, but we do not know which item we should buy and what quantity will be for solving this problem we have used solver command.

1.       First of all, type the following data.

2.       Noted: Quantity and Cost should be multiple than the Total amount should also be the auto sum.

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3.        Now keep the mouse over the D6 Cell address as you see in the above image.

4.       Data

5.       Solver

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Using the Scenario Manager.

Definition of Scenarios here in this situation.

I want to give here Offer on Discount on different events/Exhibitions.

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1 select Dis column.

2 Data

2 What-If Analysis

4 Scenarios  Manager

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Add for Diwali.

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To see the summary click on Summary button.


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Using data tables.

Now I tell you how to Data Table in excel.

The formula tells, what net amount will be after deduction of Discount.

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The result will be shown now as below image.

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1.       Data

2.       What-If Analysis

3.       Data Table.

4.       Now you can check any quantity and also Price Row

5.        Example:

6.       In Price, I type and In Quantity 25 then hit enter from the keyboard.

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