Introduction to spreadsheets

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Introduction to spreadsheets

  1. 1. Introduction to Spreadsheets
  2. 2. What is a spreadsheet? An arrangement of cells in columns and rows used to organize, analyze, calculate, and report information, usually in numerical form.
  3. 3. What is a Workbook? A file which contains one or more spreadsheets.
  4. 4. What computer program creates spreadsheets? Microsoft Excel
  5. 5. Parts of Spreadsheets
  6. 6. Row Horizontal lines for data in a spreadsheet. Identified with Numbers
  7. 7. Column Vertical lines for data in a spreadsheet. Identified with Letters
  8. 8. Cell The individual intersections between rows and columns. Labeled by the Row Number and Column Letter.
  9. 9. Active Cell The cell that is currently being edited. Marked by a think black boarder around the cell.
  10. 10. Column
  11. 11. Row
  12. 12. Understanding Spreadsheets
  13. 13. Label Alphabetical text in a spreadsheet
  14. 14. Value A number in a spreadsheet
  15. 15. Formula Statement that performs a calculation
  16. 16. Function Built-in formula that is a shortcut for common calculations
  17. 17. Parts of Spreadsheet Formulas
  18. 18. Example: =B2+C2+D2
  19. 19. Example: =B2+C2+D2 Equal Sign: First part of any spreadsheet formula
  20. 20. Example: =B2+C2+D2 Mathematical Operators
  21. 21. Example: =B2+C2+D2 Cell Reference/Address: Made up of column heading and row number
  22. 22. Parts of Spreadsheet Functions
  23. 23. Example: =SUM(B2:B6)
  24. 24. Example: =SUM(B2:B6) Equal Sign: First part of any spreadsheet formula
  25. 25. Example: =SUM(B2:B6) Name of Function
  26. 26. Example: =SUM(B2:B6) Range of Function
  27. 27. 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
  28. 28. What is a budget? An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time
  29. 29. What is a Financial Statement? Statement: a document showing credits and debits
  30. 30. What is a Forecast? The act of predicting business activity for a future period of time

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