# What is the formula in Excel for division?

## What is the formula in Excel for division?

Type the equal sign, and use cell references instead of typing regular numbers. For instance, if you want to divide cell A1 by cell B1, type =A1/B1. If you want to divide a cell by a constant number such as 5, you would type =A1/5. When you press enter, Excel displays the result in the cell.

## How do I divide a column by a number in Excel?

Mass multiply or divide all values in a column by a number in Excel

- Enter the certain number in a blank cell (for example, you need to multiply or divide all values by number 10, then enter number 10 into the blank cell).
- Select the number list you need to batch multiply, then click Home > Paste > Paste Special.

**How do I divide two numbers in Excel?**

How to divide two numbers in Excel

- In a cell, type “=”.
- Click in the cell that contains the dividend (the dividend is the number on the top of a division calculation).
- Type “/”.
- Click the second cell that contains the divisor.
- Press Enter.

### How do you divide 2 in Excel?

To divide cell A2 by cell B2: =A2/B2. To divide multiple cells successively, type cell references separated by the division symbol. For example, to divide the number in A2 by the number in B2, and then divide the result by the number in C2, use this formula: =A2/B2/C2.

### How do I divide every cell in sheets by a number?

Using the DIVIDE Formula Fire up your browser, head to Google Sheets, and open a spreadsheet. Click on an empty cell and type =DIVIDE(,) into the cell or the formula entry field, replacing and with the two numbers you want to divide.

**How do I format a cell in Excel to divide by 1000?**

To do this, follow these steps:

- Select the range of cells you want to format.
- Right-click the range to display a Context menu, from which you should choose Format Cells.
- Make sure the Number tab is displayed.
- In the Category list, choose Custom.
- In the Type box enter “##,##0.00,” (without the quote marks).
- Click OK.