Features of spread sheet applications for personal use; 11 GEN
- simple formulas; multiplication, subtraction, addition, subtraction
- functions; sum, average, max, min
- formatting and graphs
- use the symbols; + for plus, - for minus, / for divide, * for multiplication
- use grid-like references called cell references
- eg =A1 + A2 this will give the sum of the number in cell A1 and the number in A2.
- a function is an automatic formula
- it automatically does what its name suggests
- eg =SUM(A1:A2) this function will add A1 and A2
- eg =SUM(A1:A2000) this function will add all numbers A1 through A2000
- another function is =AVERAGE(A1:A2000) this will give the average of all the numbers
- another function is =MAX(A1:2000) this will give the maximum number from all these numbers
- another function is =MIN(A1:2000) this will give the minimum number from all these numbers
Formatting and Graphs
- Formatting can be done on labels.
- You can format in the following ways
- alignment left, centre, right
- font colour, size and more
- a graph is used to show a visual representation of numbers.
- to make a graph
- highlight the numbers to use
- choose insert > graph
For You To Do
- Start making spreadsheets and experimenting with formatting and graphs. Your teacher will provide you with more details.
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