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College of Information Technology and Computer Science

CS 1 Fundamentals of Computer Software and Application Laboratory Exercise #8 Stock Name: Code/Schedule: Topic(s) Covered: Date: Terminal #:

Creating Spreadsheet

Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour and 25 minutes (1 meeting) Objectives: 1. To be able to create a spreadsheet using different data entry techniques. 2. To be able to understand the importance and usage of spreadsheet. 3. To be able to create spreadsheet the faster way. Discussions: A spreadsheet allows you to enter rows and columns of information and then to manipulate the data in a variety of ways. Reasons for using a spreadsheet include: the row and column structure of a spreadsheet means that the data is presented clearly and concisely; a wide range of built-in functions means that a spreadsheet is a very powerful tool for many types of analysis; it is easy to make repeated calculations on a large number of figures; the results of any changes to the figures are automatically recalculated and displayed; spreadsheets include charting facilities which make it very easy to present results in graphical form; Spreadsheets are used to solve a wide variety of problems such as business applications, business plans and accounting, scientific calculations and in various types of data manipulation; Excel can perform both simple and complex calculations, filter data from a database or spreadsheet list and chart data in a wide range of formats; the power of the spreadsheet lies in the ability to experiment with your data Similarly, spreadsheets allow you to sort and select data, but for complex data manipulation you should consider using a database package such as Access. Thus, although spreadsheets are powerful and relatively easy to use, do not assume that a spreadsheet will solve all your problems.

CS 1 Fundamentals of Computer Software and Application

College of Information Technology and Computer Science

Problem: Create a spreadsheet containing the following data.

Copy the table as given. Use the Autofill, Autocomplete and Autofit techniques. And also change the sizes of your column and rows. Save the activity in your Z:/ with Stock_lastname filename.

Laboratory Exercise Score Sheet Criteria 1. Implementation of Autofill 2. Implementation of Autocomplete 3. Implementation of Autofit 4. Appropriate resizing of column width and row height 5. Finished the exercise within the time-frame 6. Question and answer 5 10 10 10 5 5 Score

CS 1 Fundamentals of Computer Software and Application