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# CP056: So which formulas you should care to learn?

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In the 56th episode of Chandoo.org podcast, let me answer the chicken and egg question of Excel users. How many formulas should you care to learn?

### What is in this session?

In this podcast,

• 3 legs of formula writing
• Function knowledge
• Operators
• Referencing
• 6 categories of must-know functions
• Basic math
• Conditions
• Lookups
• Text
• Date & time
• Work specific
• Closing remarks & resources for you

### Resources for learning Formulas

Podcast episodes on formulas

Articles to learn important formulas

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### 6 Responses to “CP056: So which formulas you should care to learn?”

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