# How to Use Does Not Equal in Google Sheets

To use "Does Not Equal" in Google Sheets, you can use the not equal to operator `<>`

in your formulas. This operator helps you compare two values and return a result based on whether they are not equal.

Here are the steps to use "Does Not Equal" in Google Sheets:

- Open your Google Sheets document.
- Click on the cell where you want the result of your formula to appear.
- Type
`=`

to start the formula. - Choose the function or value you want to compare, followed by the
`<>`

operator, and then the second function or value you want to compare. - Press Enter to complete the formula.

## Example

Let's say you have a list of items and their prices, and you want to find out if the price of a specific item is not equal to a given amount.

Assuming the item is in cell A2 and its price is in cell B2, and the given amount is in cell C2. To check if the price in B2 does not equal the given amount in C2, follow these steps:

- Click on an empty cell where you want the result to appear, let's say D2.
- Type the following formula:
`=B2<>C2`

- Press Enter.

The result will be TRUE if the price in B2 is not equal to the given amount in C2, and FALSE if they are equal.

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