A spreadsheet (or worksheet) is an arrangement of cells in columns and rows used to organize, analyze, calculate, and report information, usually in numerical form.

How are they used?

Column— identified by letters of the alphabet (vertical)

Column A refers to all of the contents in a vertical range of cells in the first column of the spreadsheet.

Row— identified by numbers (horizontal)

Row 3 refers to all of the contents in a horizontal range of cells on Row 3

When are they used?

Daily Uses of Spreadsheets:

Balancing a checkbook

Calculating car loans

Calculating student grades (helping students keep up with their grades)

Household budgets

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