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Microsoft® Office Excel® 2003 Step by Step by Curtis Frye

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Chapter 1. Getting to Know Excel

Getting to Know Excel

Chapter 1 at a Glance

In this chapter you will learn to:

✓ Work with an existing data list.

✓ Zero in on data in a list.

✓ Create a data list.

✓ Check and correct data.

One thing all businesses have in common is the need to keep accurate records. As the range of products, services, and customers expands, businesses require a computer-based system to keep up with an avalanche of financial and other data.

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that lets you organize your data into lists and then summarize, compare, and present your data graphically. For example, you can have Excel find the sum, average, or maximum value ...

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