# How To Calculate Difference In Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 31, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to calculate differences in Google Sheets.

You can easily calculate the differences between two different values in Google Sheets by using formulas.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to calculate differences in Google Sheets.

## How To Calculate Difference In Google Sheets

Before we begin we will need a group of data to calculate differences in Google Sheets.

### Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with.

### Step 2

In this example, we want to calculate the difference for the data group. To do that, we will need to insert this formula =MINUS(A2,B2).

### Step 3

Once you have pressed ‘Enter’, you will get something like this.

### Step 4

Another way to find the difference in Google Sheets is to manually subtract the two values using the minus sign ‘-’. To do that, insert this formula =A2-B2.

### Summary

That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.