Excel is a powerful tool that allows you to perform a wide range of calculations, including counting the number of cells in a range. The COUNT function is a useful function in Excel that allows you to quickly count the number of cells in a range that contain a number.

To use the COUNT function, you will need to follow these steps:

- Select the cell where you want the result of the COUNT function to appear.
- Type “=COUNT(” (without the quotes) into the cell.
- Select the range of cells that you want to count. You can do this by clicking and dragging your mouse over the cells, or by typing the cell references separated by a comma.
- Close the parenthesis by typing “)”.

For example, if you wanted to count the number of cells in range A1:A3 that contain a number, you would type “=COUNT(A1:A3)” into the cell where you want the result to appear.

You can also use the COUNT function to count the number of cells in a range that meet a specific criteria. For example, if you wanted to count the number of cells in range A1:A3 that contain a number greater than 10, you could use the following formula: “=COUNT(A1:A3, A1:A3>10)”. This will count all the cells in range A1:A3 that contain a number greater than 10.

You can also use the COUNT function to count the number of cells in multiple ranges. For example, if you wanted to count the number of cells in range A1:A3 and range B1:B3 that contain a number, you could use the following formula: “=COUNT(A1:A3, B1:B3)”. This will count all the cells in both range A1:A3 and range B1:B3 that contain a number.

I hope this tutorial has been helpful in understanding how to use the COUNT function in Excel.

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