Count Formula in Excel
It will help you to count the number of cells that contain numbers in your Excel sheet.
Count Formula breakdown:
The explanation for formula breakdown:
=COUNT(range of cells to check, [additional cells to include in the check]…)
Did you ever want to check if all the values contain valid numbers in a column of data? Checking them one by one can be cumbersome especially if thousands of entries are there.
For example, Imagine I have this data and there’s an error; a text and a couple of numbers following:
Thanks to Excel that it has an easy way (COUNT formula) to count how many of these cells contain valid numbers.
Follow these steps given below to know how to apply this formula to count the number of cells that contains valid numbers:
STEP1: Working With COUNT Function
Firstly, you need to enter the COUNT function in a blank cell of your Excel sheet e.g.:
STEP2: Working With COUNT Arguments
Now continue with the COUNT arguments:
In the place of ‘value’ you need to mention the range of values that you want to check.