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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Third Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 14. Working with Numbers

When you're on your computer and want to crunch some numbers, you use a program called a spreadsheet. There are several different spreadsheet programs available for your personal computer. Full-featured spreadsheet programs include Microsoft Excel, Lotus 1-2-3, and Corel's Quattro Pro; for more casual users, there's also the Works Spreadsheet included in Microsoft Works and Works Suite.

The most popular spreadsheet among serious number crunchers is Microsoft Excel, which is included as part of the Microsoft Office suite. That's ...

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