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7th Grade Introduction to spreadsheets.

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Introduction to spreadsheets Introduction to spreadsheets Presentation Transcript

  • Introduction to Spreadsheets
  • What is a spreadsheet? A computer program in which figures arranged in the rows and columns of a grid can be manipulated and used in calculations.
  • What computer program creates spreadsheets? Microsoft Excel
  • What are some uses for spreadsheets? 1. Prepare Budgets 2. Maintain student grades 3. Prepare financial statements 4. Analyze numbers 5. Manage Inventory 6. Make forecasts
  • What is a budget? An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time
  • What is a Financial Statement? Statement: a document showing credits and debits
  • What is a Forecast? The act of predicting business activity for a future period of time
  • Parts of Spreadsheets
  • Row Horizontal lines for data in a spreadsheet. Identified with Numbers
  • Column Vertical lines for data in a spreadsheet. Identified with Letters
  • Cell The individual intersections between rows and columns. Labeled by the Row Number and Column Letter.
  • Active Cell The cell that is currently being edited. Marked by a think black boarder around the cell.
  • Column
  • Row
  • Understanding Spreadsheets
  • Label Alphabetical text in a spreadsheet
  • Value A number in a spreadsheet
  • Formula Statement that performs a calculation
  • Function Built-in formula that is a shortcut for common calculations
  • Parts of Spreadsheet Formulas
  • Example: =B2+C2+D2
  • Example: =B2+C2+D2 Equal Sign: First part of any spreadsheet formula
  • Example: =B2+C2+D2 Mathematical Operators
  • Example: =B2+C2+D2 Cell Reference/Address: Made up of column heading and row number
  • Parts of Spreadsheet Functions
  • Example: =SUM(B2:B6)
  • Example: =SUM(B2:B6) Equal Sign: First part of any spreadsheet formula
  • Example: =SUM(B2:B6) Name of Function
  • Example: =SUM(B2:B6) Range of Function