Solver is an add-in Tool for Microsoft Excel that will look at a group of variables that you set and run hundreds of thousands of potential outcomes and give you the optimal result. That is perfect … [Read More...]
When you are using Solver to pick lineups for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), it is only looking at projected points. Two people who face eachother may have similar projected points, but the person that … [Read More...]
To activate Solver, go to File and then down to Options.
Click on Add ins
Go to the bottom where it says Manage and the drop down says "Excel Add ins" then click Go.
That will give you the … [Read More...]
You can look at a players previous game logs to determine how risky a player is. You can do this with a simple formula in Excel. Then when you know if a player is risky or not, you can … [Read More...]
You see the Vegas odds and Over Under all the time, however they never show the score of both teams. You will just see something like New England is favored by 10 with an over under of 50. But what … [Read More...]
Last month I wrote an article for surepayroll.com titled "8 Great Tools to make you an Excel Expert"
Below is an infographic describing the article in visual terms. Have a look at it and check out … [Read More...]
Solver is a very powerful tool in Excel to come up with optimal results when you have many variables to take into account. One such issue I ran across recently was in trying to create a perfect … [Read More...]
Sometimes VLookup functions don't act how you want. It's not the function that is wrong though, it's usually the data. One common error with Vlookups are trying to pull data that doesn't match … [Read More...]
In this post I will show you how to convert numbers to text in Excel. I will outline 2 steps needed to do this.
convert numbers to text
The first step is through a function called text(). Let's … [Read More...]