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S2 Business. Unit 2 Admin & It - Spreadsheet. Learning Intentions. In this unit you will: Learn the purpose of a Spreadsheet The terminology and layouts associated with a Spreadsheet Learn how use formulae to perform calculations How to create graphs/charts from spreadsheet information.

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Unit 2

Bell Baxter High School

Faculty of Technologies S2 Core Business

In this unit you will:

• Learn the purpose of a Spreadsheet

• The terminology and layouts associated with a Spreadsheet

• Learn how use formulae to perform calculations

• How to create graphs/charts from spreadsheet information

• A spreadsheet is an electronic package that allows calculations to be carried out through use of formulae

• Charts and graphs of information can be created easily

• Information can be changed to allow for “what if” situations that can be used in decision making

• This is the electronic spreadsheet package we will use

• It looks like this:

• See page 6 of your notes

• Cells – each cell (little box!) has a unique reference eg A1 this cell is found in column A and Row 1

• Text, Numbers, Formulae – these are the types of information that can be entered into each cell

• Cell formats – Cells can be formatted to suit the type of information entered eg date, number, currency

• Calculations are completed by using a formula

• These formulae use the cell references NOT the actual numbers in the cells

• In the Fruit Sales example below to calculate the “total sales” a formula is used to add cells B2 + B3 + B4

• Your teacher (with your help!) will demonstrate how to enter formulae into cells (page 9 in your notes booklet)

• Formulae can be used to:

• Subtract -

• Multiply *

• Divide /

• Were you able to help?

• Open the “Pablo’s” spreadsheet and complete activity 2 and extension activity 2.1

• Try changing the price of the Margherita Pizza to £12.99 – what happens to the total?

• You can enhance a spreadsheet and make it look professional by carrying out the following:

• Change font style/size/colour

• Increase Row/column width

• Merge Cells

• Insert graphics

• Try these out in Activity 3 “Ticketmaster” page 11

• You can try this in Activity 4 (page 12)

• Before you create a graph you must highlight (shade) the information you require in the graph

• The information highlighted below would produce a graph of VW Golfs sold each month

• Try the extension activities 4.2 (page 14/15)

• How can you make your graphs/charts look professional?

• Try adding colour and/or images

• Experiment with different graph styles

• Ask your teacher to demonstrate some shortcuts to you Eg: Auto sum, copying formula.