Presentation on theme: "Spreadsheets Using Information. What is a Spreadsheet? A spreadsheet is a program used for handling numbers and calculations and drawing charts. It shows."— Presentation transcript:
What is a Spreadsheet? A spreadsheet is a program used for handling numbers and calculations and drawing charts. It shows the information in rows and columns. Rows run across the grid and are labeled with numbers. Columns run up and down the grid and are labeled with letters.
What is a Spreadsheet? A cell is a box on the spreadsheet grid named from the row and column which it occupies. The row number and column letter identifies the cell by giving it a cell address. A cell can hold 3 types of data: values eg 47, 132, 0.98 text eg Total, Monday formula eg = B1 + C1
Personal Uses of SS Budgets Keep Track of Expenditure Tax Returns Planning Cost of a Holiday
Organisational Uses of SS Budgets Cash Flow Forecasts Profit and Loss Tables Statistics Departmental Expenditure
Charts It is easy to create graphs/charts from spreadsheet data