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Instant New iPad Features in iOS 6 How-to by Renee J. Valdez

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Numbers – starting and editing a spreadsheet (Must know)

Numbers, like Excel, is very powerful and can easily get complicated. Tap-and-drag gestures help ease the complication and allow for the easy manipulation of tables and easy creation of functions. In this recipe, we'll create a simple monthly budget spreadsheet using the SUM function.

Functions in Excel are expressions that enable the program to automatically perform mathematical calculations. In this case, our SUM function will add up our monthly expenses and give us a total. All we have to do is enter each of our expenses, and the function does the math for us, displaying the total in a specified cell.

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Open Numbers and tap on the plus sign in the upper-left corner of the screen. ...

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