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## GP7 - Lookup Functions - VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX

One of the more powerful features of Excel is its collection of lookup functions, which let you cross-reference tabular data in your spreadsheets. K201 students sometimes find them tricky to master though, especially when it comes to determining when to use a VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, or INDEX-MATCH formula.