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Introduction to spreadsheets


7th Grade Introduction to spreadsheets.

7th Grade Introduction to spreadsheets.

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