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How to add, subtract, multiply and divide cells in a Word table

Most of the people know that Word is for writing texts sometimes containing tables, and Excel is all about tables and calculations for them. But what if you need to create a Word table with formula. Do you need to create a table in Excel and insert it into Word? No, you don't. You can create formulas in Word to perform simple arithmetic calculations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division.

How to create captions for equations

When you add formulas to your document, it may need to add captions - auto numbered on the same line as equation right justified. It is easy to add captions for equation:

Functions and formulas that you can use in a Word document

Word provides some simple formulas and functions without need to embed Excel tables. It is easy to insert and use formulas:

How to reference a cell of a Word table

If you have a table in the Word document, you can insert some formulas and functions in it without using an Excel table. It is easy and fast to insert a formula to the Word table that use the values of some table cells.

How to calculate formulas in a Word document

In some Word documents you need to use formulas, such as summing, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing certain values: