Simple VLookUp Formula for Excel

VLOOKUP stands for ‘Vertical Lookup’. It is a function that makes Excel search for a certain value in a column (the so-called ‘table array’), in order to return a value from a different column in the same row.  In other words, the VLOOKUP function is a premade function in Excel, which allows searches across columns. Here is the formula of a simple VLOOKUP for two columns.