//Use Goal Seek in Excel to find a target value

Use Goal Seek in Excel to find a target value

Goal Seek is a great feature in Excel to find a target value. You can find Goal Seek within the Data Tab under the what-if button. In this example, I will share with you how to answer how much new revenue much we achieve to produce $10,000 in profit.

goal seek profit

Goal Seek options setup

goal seek setup

Goal Seek Results: The value is $8,050 in new product revenue will yield a profit of 10K.

goal seek results

By | 2018-06-07T23:45:08-05:00 April 11th, 2018|Excel|0 Comments

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