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COMPUTER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY
BCIS 1405
EXCEL 2003: Chapter 1 Assignment Sheet – Session 18
Exploring Microsoft Office XP Volume I
Chapter 1 (Page 281-344)
Introduction to Microsoft Excel: What is a Spreadsheet?
Objectives:
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Describe a spreadsheet and suggest several potential applications; explain how the rows and Columns of
spreadsheet are identified, and how its cells are labeled.
Distinguish between a formula and a constant; explain the use of a predefined function within a formula.
Open an Excel workbook; insert and delete rows and columns of a worksheet; save and print the modified
worksheet.
Describe the three-dimensional nature of an Excel workbook; distinguish between a workbook and a
worksheet.
Print a worksheet two ways; to show the computed values or the cell formulas. Use the Page Setup
command to print a worksheet with or without gridlines and/or row and column headings; preview a
worksheet before printing.
Explain cell ranges
Explain ways to Copy and/or move cells within a worksheet and what happens to formulas that contain
Differentiate between relative, absolute and mixed references.
Explain formatting cells for alignment, fonts, numbers, and borders .
Hands-on Assignments
Hands-on Exercise 1: Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Complete all the steps. (Pages 291-298) Use Figure 1.7 (a - h) as a guide in the exercise.
Hands-on Exercise 2: Modifying a Worksheet
Complete all the steps. (Pages 302-310) Use Figure 1.11 (a - i) as a guide in the exercise.
Hands-on Exercise 3: Creating A Workbook
Complete all the steps. (Pages 316-321) Use Figure 1.15 (a - f) as a guide in the exercise.
Hands-on Exercise 4: Formatting A Worksheet
Complete all the steps. (Pages 327-332) Use Figure 1.18 (a - f) as a guide in the exercise.
Review the SUMMARY, KEY WORDS AND CONCEPTS and MULTIPLE CHOICE sections at the end of Chapter 1.
Lab Assignments
Practice With Excel:
1. Page 336 #1. Use the Chapter 1 Practice 1 from the Hands-on Exercises. Do the steps a- g only.
Also, print cell formulas. Place results into your Notebook..
2. Pages 339 #4. (Use Figure 1.22 on page 339 as a guide) Also, print cell formulas. Place results into
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NOTE:
Exam.
Page 344– The Cost of Smoking. Use the Chapter 1 Mini-case - Cost of Smoking workbook from the
data disk.
All Homework assignments must be completed and send by mail to your instructor prior to the MS Excel
COMPUTER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY
BCIS 1405
EXCEL 2003: Chapter 1 Assignment Sheet – Session 18
Exploring Microsoft Office XP Volume I
Chapter 1 (Page 281-344)
Introduction to Microsoft Excel: What is a Spreadsheet?
Objectives:
10. Describe a spreadsheet and suggest several potential applications; explain how the rows and Columns of
spreadsheet are identified, and how its cells are labeled.
11. Distinguish between a formula and a constant; explain the use of a predefined function within a formula.
12. Open an Excel workbook; insert and delete rows and columns of a worksheet; save and print the modified
worksheet.
13. Describe the three-dimensional nature of an Excel workbook; distinguish between a workbook and a
worksheet.
14. Print a worksheet two ways; to show the computed values or the cell formulas. Use the Page Setup
command to print a worksheet with or without gridlines and/or row and column headings; preview a
worksheet before printing.
15. Explain cell ranges
16. Explain ways to Copy and/or move cells within a worksheet and what happens to formulas that contain
17. Differentiate between relative, absolute and mixed references.
18. Explain formatting cells for alignment, fonts, numbers, and borders .
Hands-on Assignments
Hands-on Exercise 1: Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Complete all the steps. (Pages 291-298) Use Figure 1.7 (a - h) as a guide in the exercise.
Hands-on Exercise 2: Modifying a Worksheet
Complete all the steps. (Pages 302-310) Use Figure 1.11 (a - i) as a guide in the exercise.
Hands-on Exercise 3: Creating A Workbook
Complete all the steps. (Pages 316-321) Use Figure 1.15 (a - f) as a guide in the exercise.
Hands-on Exercise 4: Formatting A Worksheet
Complete all the steps. (Pages 327-332) Use Figure 1.18 (a - f) as a guide in the exercise.
Review the SUMMARY, KEY WORDS AND CONCEPTS and MULTIPLE CHOICE sections at the end of Chapter 1.
Lab Assignments
Practice With Excel:
3. Page 336 #1. Use the Chapter 1 Practice 1 from the Hands-on Exercises. Do the steps a- g only.
Also, print cell formulas. Place results into your Notebook..
4. Pages 339 #4. (Use Figure 1.22 on page 339 as a guide) Also, print cell formulas. Place results into
2. Page 344– The Cost of Smoking. Use the Chapter 1 Mini-case - Cost of Smoking workbook from the
data disk.
NOTE:
Excel Exam.
Practice and Case Study results must be placed in your Notebook and turned in on the date of the MS
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