Microsoft Excel Quick Reference by mro72277


									 Handout 2-Excel

                          Microsoft Excel Quick Reference

When Microsoft Excel opens, a blank spreadsheet will appear like the one below.
   Handout 2 page 2

Formulas, functions, and basic calculations: Do you remember mathematics? The
first function you must learn before using a spreadsheet is how computers calculate numbers. In
creating mathematical expressions, you must observe simple rules for calculating correct answers.
The order used in calculating mathematical expressions is as follows:

1. Parentheses

2. Exponential notation

3. Multiplication and division

4. Addition and subtraction

 Handout 2 page 3

Entering formulas and making calculations
* Multiplication

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