What is a Spreadsheet?
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.A workbook is a file which contains one or more spreadsheets.Daily Uses of Spreadsheets:
§Balancing a checkbook
§Calculating car loans
§Calculating student grades (helping students keep up with their grades)
Why would a business use spreadsheets?
§Financial statements for a business (profit/loss)Cell – individual locations on a spreadsheet
(intersection of a row and column)
§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
Cell Address: a specific location