# What is the use of Solver in a spreadsheet?

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## What is the use of Solver in a spreadsheet?

A solver is a mathematical tool present in MS-Excel that is used to perform calculations by working under some constraints/conditions and then calculates the solution for the problem. It works on the objective cell by changing the variable cells any by using sum constraints.

**How do you get answer reports from Solver?**

The message “Solver found a solution” appears in the Solver Results dialog, as shown above. (Click on the image to see it full size). We now click on “Answer” in the Reports list box to produce an Answer Report, and click OK to keep the optimal solution values in cells B4:E4.

### How do I create a report in Solver?

- Define and solve a problem. A list of reports appears in the Reports box of the Solver Results dialog box.
- Click to select one or more reports.
- Select any other options you want in the Solver Results dialog box, and click OK.

**What is the purpose of the Solver Answer Report?**

The Answer Report, which is available whenever a solution has been found, provides basic information about the decision variables and constraints in the model. It also gives you a quick way to determine which constraints are “binding” or satisfied with equality at the solution, and which constraints have slack.

#### How do I run a Solver and create an answer report?

**What is the purpose of the Solver Answer report?**

## How many different types of reports can Solver create?

three types

You can create three types of reports using Solver. Each provides information on how the solution was reached. Each report is created on a separate worksheet.

**How to use solver in Excel to optimize your solution?**

Firstly,go to File and Options at the left-hand side of the excel.

### How to solve magic square 3×3 in Excel Using solver?

– each row must add up to the same number, – there are three rows, and – 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9 is 45,

**How do you solve statistical problems using Excel?**

– Solver in Excel – Where to find Solver in Excel? – How to Use the Solver tool in Excel?

#### What is optimal solution in Excel?

Solver is a Microsoft Excel add-in program you can use for what-if analysis. Use Solver to find an optimal (maximum or minimum) value for a formula in one cell — called the objective cell — subject to constraints, or limits, on the values of other formula cells on a worksheet.