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									SPREADSHEETS
    WHAT & WHY?
      WHAT IS A SPREADSHEET?


• A grid of rows and columns containing
  numbers, text, and formulas
ANOTHER EXAMPLE
      TYPES OF SPREADSHEETS


• Microsoft Excel
• Corel Quattro Pro
• Other programs are disguised
  spreadsheets like Quicken and
  Microsoft Money.
 HOW SPREADSHEETS MAY BE USED

• To solve problems that
  involve numbers, for
  example
  – To calculate a grade in
    a class or your GPA
  – To prepare and
    evaluate budgets
  – To figure out interest
    and payments on
    loans
      WHY USE A SPREADSHEET?


• Quickly calculate complex formulas
• Accurately calculate small or large
  amounts of information
• Easily update information without
  recreating everything else
• Rapidly create charts or graphs
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