Data Analysis

3r’eate a Spreadsheet
Stan Excel and create a blank workbook.
Enter the data shown in the following table and then format, sizing
columns as necessary and right-aligning all number values. Save
your file, naming it School Supplies.
Anv Town
Eleimentary School
School Supplies
Distribution
Classroom Supplies
Copy Paper

2 Pencils

Pens
Highlighters
Markers
Crayons
Colored Pencils
Staples
Tissues
Hand Sanitizer
Sept. Sept. Units Cost
4A
29
22
12
35
15
60
12
22
16
Oct. % of Grand Cost Total Cost/Unit
3.99
0.75
4
3.29
4.79
3.1
2.29
1.89
1.49
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Total
Oct,
Units
32
12
8
10
22
7
28
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Iv’lerge and center cells 41 through Hi. Format the school name as
Title style.
Merge and center cells A2 through H2. Format the label as
Heading 1 style.
Bold the labels in row 4 and right align the labers above the
numeric values.

  1. Format the Cost/Unit values as Currency with 2 decimal places.
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  1. ln column D, enter appropriate formulas to calculate the September
    costs for each school supply. Your formulas must use cell
    references. Format the calculated values as Currency with 2
    decimal places.
  2. ln cell A16, enter the label “Grand rotal” and format it as bold.
  3. ln cell D16, enter a formula that uses a function to calculate the
    total of the column.
    ln column E, enter formulas that calculate the percentage of the
    grand total for each type of school supply (total cost of each item
    divided by the grand total). Your formulas must use appropriate
    absolute cell references. Format the calculated values as
    Percentage with 0 decimal places.
    ln cell E16, enter a formula that uses a function to calculate the
    total of the column (it should total 100%).
    Repeat the process you used in steps 7-11to calculate values for
    October.
    Sort the school supplies alphabetically. (Be sure to select cells
    AS:H14 to sort the entire row of data.) Your spreadsheet should
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  4. Save the modified spreadsheet.
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  5. Create a chart by first selecting the cell ranges for the chart. Drag
    from cell 44 to A14 to select the range and then press and hold the
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  6. lnsert a 3-D Clustered Column chart.
  7. Change the chart title to read “Cost of Supplies.”
  8. Position the chart with the upper-left corner in cell A18 and then
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  9. Put the following information into cell A4’1 :
    o Your name
    o Your email address
    o Your student number
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  10. Save and close the workbook.
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Sample Solution

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