6. Entering Excel Data

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In this chapter, you learn about entering data into an Excel worksheet, building formulas, working with functions, and storing data in tables.

→ Entering numbers, text, dates, and times

Editing cell data

Building formulas to add calculations to a worksheet

→ Creating and working with Excel tables

If you’ve never used a spreadsheet before, Excel may seem intimidating and getting it to do anything useful may seem like a daunting task. However, a spreadsheet is really just a fancy electronic version of a numeric scratch pad. With the latter, you write down a few numbers and then use elementary school techniques to calculate ...

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