Excel is a Microsoft spreadsheet application that can help with budgeting and accounts. It can do quite complex mathematical equations and formulas and also offer visual mathematical data including graphs and pie charts. This guide shows you how to do a subtraction in Microsoft Excel. It is using Excel 2010, but the concepts will be similar in other versions.

You’ll need:

  • A computer with Excel installed 

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Karen Maxwell is a Digital Unite tutor and assessor/trainer of computer accessibility.