Best Answer

There can be different categories of symbols used, but the ones you are referring to would be operators, such as the signs for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Other symbols used include brackets and symbols to aid formatting like currency symbols, decimal points and percentage signs.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2010-03-04 23:20:27
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


20 cards

A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

See all cards
338 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Symbols in an Excel formula are called?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What is the formula of combination of letters numbers and some symbols in Excel?

A combination of letters and numbers and symbols is a character set. To use a formula to combine letter and numbers and symbols is known as concatenation.

What is a built in formula in Excel called?

A function.

A formula prewritten by excel is called?


What is it called when you want to calculate something in Excel?

It is called creating a formula.

How do you divide a formula in excel?

For the basic operations, you use the following symbols: + for addition - for subtraction * for multiplication / for division

Group of symbols that represent a compound?

This representation is called a chemcial formula

What is it called where excel displays data as you enter it?

formula bar

What are the wildcard characters in Excel?

The * and ? and ~ are the three wildcard symbols in Excel.

When would you use the - symbol in excel?

We use symbols in excel when we need to add a symbol of copyright, trademark symbols, and Unicode symbols etc.

What are the symbols that scientists use for compounds called?

The group of symbols is called a formula. It consists of the symbols for elements (or their ions) that make up a molecule of the compound.

What is a mathematical statement used to calculate a value called in excel?

A formula.

A pre written formula that is built into Excel is called a?


What is a combination of chemical symbols and numbers called?

A chemical formula.

What are symbols for compounds called?

The term is formula : the combination of symbols for elements and ions that make up a compound.

What checks formulas in a worksheet for rule violations in excel called?

formula checker

Symbols used to specify the calculations to be performed in a formula are called?


What are excel characters?

excel characters are symbols like @ instead of using the word at.

In Microsoft Excel how do you use a formula to calculate the percentage of use of a set of symbols?

In A1, put the total number of symbols.In B1, put the number of symbols used.In C1, enter the formula =A1/B1Format C1 for percent and observe the answer.

What are special characters?

in excel workbook these are symbols.

What are valid format symbols that can be entered with a number in Excel?

Excel does not use format symbols. If this question is asking about arithmetic operators, the symbols are:Addition (+)Subtraction (-)Multiplication (*)Division (/)Exponent (^)

What are five formula symbols in Excel?

All formulas begin with the equals sign, so that is one symbol. A variety of other symbols can be used. Four other commonly used ones are the plus, minus, multiplication and division symbols.

What is the location called that excel adjusts the cell address to when coping a formula?

Relative Address

In Excel a worksheet that displays the formulas used to create the results is called what?

Formula wooksheet

What do you have to put in a cell to denote an equation in Excel?

In Excel an equation can be a formula. All formulas in Excel must start with the equals sign. That is what tells Excel it is a formula.

How you say something in math with numbers and symbols what are they called?

a formula or sometimes an equation.