October 24, 2013

Excel Tricks: Calculate Input Values With Goal Seek

Goal Seek is a fantastic tool that lets you easily calculate input values based on a desired result. Goal Seek is extremely useful for real estate, insurance or even your sales team. Do you have a desired sales goal but need to determine the necessary figures to make it a reality? Goal Seek can help.

See it in action in the video below!

Here’s a quick recap:

1. Go to the Data Tab and select “What-If Analysis”

2. Select “Goal Seek” – select the necessary “Set Cell” and enter the desired outcome

3. In the “By Changing Cell” box, select the cell you wish to determine and hit OK.

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