Quick calculations

In this lesson, you will practise entering text into cells of a spreadsheet and then learn how to perform calculations on the data using basic formulas and cell references. You will learn how to use the autofill tool to duplicate cells and continue a linear pattern, and then combine the autofill tool with basic formulas to quickly populate a results column with calculations.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Can you name the range of cells in this image?

1/3

Q2.Can you name the range of cells in this image?

2/3

Q3.What is selected in the image?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Can you name the range of cells in this image?

1/3

Q2.Can you name the range of cells in this image?

2/3

Q3.What is selected in the image?

3/3

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

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Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Quick Calculations -

This quiz is to assess your learning during this lesson.

Q1.In a Spreadsheet how would you write a formula for 4 x 3?

1/5

Q2.In a Spreadsheet how would you write a formula for 179 + 56?

2/5

Q3.In a Spreadsheet how would you write a formula for 764 divided by 4?

3/5

Q4.In the image shown has a auto fill been used for column D?

4/5

Q5.In the image shown has the last column made use of an auto fill?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Quick Calculations -

This quiz is to assess your learning during this lesson.

Q1.In a Spreadsheet how would you write a formula for 4 x 3?

1/5

Q2.In a Spreadsheet how would you write a formula for 179 + 56?

2/5

Q3.In a Spreadsheet how would you write a formula for 764 divided by 4?

3/5

Q4.In the image shown has a auto fill been used for column D?

4/5

Q5.In the image shown has the last column made use of an auto fill?

5/5

Lesson summary: Quick calculations

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