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What is a workbook?
An application that can store all its data in a single file.
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What does a workbook contain?
Worksheets
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What is a worksheet?
A single tab in the spreadsheet workbook
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What does a cell reference start and end with?
A letter and a number
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What is a range of cells?
A set of cells in a row or column
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What is a label?
Any text in a cell describing the data in a row/column e.g titles
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What is data?
Any values (text/numbers) that are entered for the use of calculation
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What are formulas/functions?
Mathematical calculations carried out automatically
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Name the four operators for formulas
+ Add, - Subtract, * Multiply and / Divide
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An equals sign (=)
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What do formulas/functions perform calculations on?
Cell contents
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Where do formulas/functions appear?
In the formula bar
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What are functions (specific definition)?
Specialised calculations built into the spreadsheet software
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Give three examples of different functions
SUM, AVERAGE, IF, COUNT, MIN/MAX, COUNTIF, WHATIF
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What is relative cell reference?
When a cell is used in a formula and the formula is copied to a new cell reference and changes to take account of the formula's new position
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What is absolute cell referencing?
Where a reference to a cell used in a formula where, when the formula is copied to a new cell reference, the cell reference doesn't change
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Benefits of using a spreadsheet are...
Auto-recalculation, accurate calculations, graphs/charts, replication etc.
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What is the active cell?
The cell that is currently in use - it is featured in the name box
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What is automatic recalculation?
Every time the content of a cell changes, calculations are performed and other cells are updated if necessary
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Give three examples of different graphs/charts
Bar charts, pie charts and line graphs
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Why are graphs/charts used in spreadsheets?
They allow us to notice patterns/trends more easily
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Why are bar charts used in spreadsheets?
To compare values
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What are pie charts used in spreadsheets?
To show how a total is divided among a number of different categories
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Why are line graphs used in spreadsheets?
To display trends
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Give 6 different ways that a cell can be formatted
Font style, size, colour, border style, alignment, cell colour
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Why are 'what if' calculations used?
To allow us to use a spreadsheet to see what would happen if certain figures changed in the spreadsheet
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What does a workbook contain?

Worksheets

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What is a worksheet?

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What does a cell reference start and end with?

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What is a range of cells?