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When i copy a sum formula in excel the first cell does not remain the same it increments by 1. how can I prevent this?

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There are 2 types of direct cell references that you can use when you're writing formulas: Relative References & Absolute References.
A Relative Reference is the address of a cell (e.g. A5). When a Relative Reference in a formula is copied from one cell to another, the Reference gets changed automatically. e.g. If you put a formula in cell c5 as A5+1, when you copy this from c5 to c6 the formula A5+1 will automatically change to A6+1.
An Absolute Cell Reference does not change when its copied to another location. As in the example above if the formula in cell C5 is written as $A$5+1, if you copy this formula from C5 to C6 it will remain as $A$5+1 (NOT change to $A$6+1.
The $ sign signifies Absolute, and can be applied to the Row reference, the Column reference, or both Column & Row (as in the example).

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Relative cell reference is address of cell , when copied from one cell to another gets changed automatically.

e.g. Put formula in cell c5 as A5+1 when you copy this from c5 to c6 the address of A5 will automatically changed to A6.

 

Absolute Cell Reference

As above now put formula in cell C5 as $A$5+1 ,now copy this formula from C5 to C6 if you this formula youwill find cell Address of A5 does not changed.

 

Mixed Cell Reference:

If we put Dollar ($) sign before Alphabetic cell address i.e.$c5 then even if you copy this formula in any cell , coloumn (c)  will remains constant.

Similarly if we put Dollar ($) sign before Numeric cell address i.e.c$5  then you copy this formula in any cell row address of the cell remains same.(5).

 

Pl elobarate on remaining two points 'Specific order of formulas ' and 'advance formulas,

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=TREND(IF(A1:A4,C1:C4,AVERAGE(C1:C4)),IF(A1:A4,B1:B4,AVERAGE(B1:B4)),5)

This is the only way to do it, because TREND doesn't like falses in the array, and you can't use any other number except for the average, else it will mess with the trend results. Try it for yourself - it works!

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type in A I001 anb in B I002 and select these two if you are placing your cursor at bottom of B you will find one + symbol instead of cursor. just drag that upto I so you will get 009 .In j type I0010 and in k type 0011 and repeat the same procedure mentioned above upto AX.....You will get answer ...If this will help you, voe for me Thank you...

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