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Excel 2007 ® Business and Personal Finances How can Microsoft Excel 2007 help you to be more productive?
Lesson 1: Excel Basics Spreadsheets in Excel can help you organize and track inventory and sales in business, course schedules and budgets at school, and personal finances at home.
Lesson 1: Excel Basics Identify parts of the Excel screen Open and close workbooks Name and save a workbook Insert and edit cell contents Calculate a sum Print a worksheet Lesson 3 Objectives:
Spreadsheets are used to maintain schedules, track expenses, and manage large-scale projects in a variety of careers. Lesson 1: Excel Basics
An Excel file is called a workbook. Lesson 1: Excel Basics A workbook contains one or more sheets called worksheets, also known as spreadsheets. A worksheet contains data such as numbers and formulas.
Lesson 1: Excel Basics When you launch Excel, a new workbook appears automatically. To create a new workbook, start Excel.
Lesson 1: Excel Basics Click the sheet tabs to move from one worksheet to another. When you create a new workbook, it contains three worksheets.
Lesson 1: Excel Basics You can insert or edit data directly into the cell or by using the formula bar. Worksheets are made up of boxes called cells that are organized into horizontal rows and vertical columns. Cell Column Row
A cell is named by its cell reference, or its column letter and row number. Lesson 1: Excel Basics For example, cell A1 is in column A, row 1. Name Box Formula Bar
Lesson 1: Excel Basics To calculate a sum in Excel 2007, use a formula. A formula is an equation that begins with an equal sign (=) and includes values or cell references.
Lesson 1: Excel Basics Formulas allow you to perform different actions, such as adding a column of numbers. The formula bar displays the formulas and contents of selected cells.