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You can: Perform calculations Manage and sort data Create visual representations
Creating a New Workbook Click on the Office Button and select new Note: Excel 2007 has a new file extension (.xlsx)
Interacting with Excel
A spreadsheet(worksheet) consists of a grid-like array of cells. A workbook(Excel file) is a collection of spreadsheets. A new Excel workbook opens with three spreadsheets and the option to insert more.
The active cell is G4 The Active Cell Has a thick border, row and column identifying its address
The Active Cell Cell C7 Column F Row 9 Cells, Ranges, Columns, Rows, Basic components of a spreadsheet