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What is a Goal Seek

Goal Seek is a formula which is used for Reverse Calculation

It can only be used if some formula or links have been used while passing entries 

 

How to do?

Data-->What-if Analysis--->Goal Seek

For Excel 2003: Tools --> Goal Seek 

It asks for 3 things

Set Cell —Select Cell which has old value (This should have formulas)

To Value —Put New Value(This should have new value)

By Changing -Select Cell where Answer Required (This should not have a formula)

 

Example 1

Use of Goal Seek Formula - Goal Seek

 

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(For Excel 97, 2003, 2007)
Goal Seek Assignment.xls

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