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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics by Michael Miller

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14. Crunching Numbers: Working with Microsoft Excel

When you’re on your computer and want to crunch some numbers, you use a program called a spreadsheet. There are several different spreadsheet programs available for your personal computer, but by far the most popular spreadsheet among both casual and serious number crunchers is Microsoft Excel. Excel is included as part of the Microsoft Office suite and is the spreadsheet program we’ll examine in this chapter.

Understanding Spreadsheets

A spreadsheet is nothing more than a giant list. ...

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