Learn About Three Common Uses for Microsoft Excel


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Exploring three common uses for Excel

Before we start using Excel, I just want to take a few moments to talk about what is Excel for and what does it do. Well, just by the fact that you're watching this movie, I'm pretty sure that you have an idea of what you want to use Excel for. But you might not know what all its capabilities are. And I kind of group that into three basic categories, and those are calculations, charting and database features, and database integration. Now other people might have their own ideas own ideas, but I think this pretty much covers it. Let's talk about calculations, and you can see here we have a pretty typical Excel worksheet.

Calculations could be simple. They could be complex. Over here we have simple adding up numbers. We're adding across, we're adding down. But Excel could do complicated engineering. It could do differential equations, all sorts of really cool stuff. Excel is also good at analysis and what-if questions. So you could look at different possibilities. For example, ...

Exploring three common uses for Excel
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Exploring three common uses for Excel provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Bob Flisser as part of the Excel 2010 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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Excel
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