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Master Visually®: Excel® 2007 by Elaine Marmel

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Excel

What You Can Do in Excel

Microsoft Excel is one of the world's most popular spreadsheet programs. You could create worksheets on ledger paper and use a calculator, or draw charts on graph paper, but Excel makes these tasks and others related to managing numeric information easier. You can use the program to create worksheets, databases, and charts. Without a doubt, you could perform the following functions manually, but you can use Excel to make them easier.

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