There are several different types of calculations that can be performed in a Word table. Some of the most commonly used functions are:
AVERAGE: Use this to calculate the average of a list of numbers.
COUNT: Use this function to display the number of items in a list.
MIN: This function is used to display the smallest number in a list.
MAX: This function is used to display the largest number in a list.
PRODUCT: Use this function to multiply values.
SUM: Use this function to add values.
However, for some formulas, the function names can be omitted. For instance, you can use mathematical symbols instead, such as the symbols to add (+), subtract (-), multiply (*), or divide (/). Click on the following image for examples of various ways formulas can be written: