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Working with Excel

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Managers and analysts routinely collect and examine key performance measures to better understand their operations and make good decisions. Being able to render the complexity of operations data into a coherent account of significant events requires an understanding of how to work well in the electronic environment with raw data. Although some statistical and financial techniques for analyzing data are sophisticated and require specialized expertise, there are methods that are understandable and applicable by anyone with basic algebra skills and the support of a spreadsheet package. And this book brings these understandable tools to light. This book gives you real insight: • To refresh fundamental mathematical operations that broadly support statistical and financial equations and formulas • To perform business analysis in Excel spreadsheets • To facilitate graphic representations of data • To create mathematical models in spreadsheets