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What is a spreadsheet?

In this lesson, we will learn that a spreadsheet is a computer application which allows users to organise, analyse, and store data in a table. We will be introduced to the importance of data headings.

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Quiz:

What is a spreadsheet?

This quiz is to assess your learning during this lesson.

Q1.What are the headings in this spreadsheet?
Please refer to this spreadsheet to answer the following questions.

1/4

Q2.How much do apples cost?

2/4

Q3.What is the third data heading in the table?

3/4

Q4.What is the most expensive fruit on the spreadsheet?

4/4

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.

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

What is a spreadsheet?

This quiz is to assess your learning during this lesson.

Q1.What are the headings in this spreadsheet?
Please refer to this spreadsheet to answer the following questions.

1/4

Q2.How much do apples cost?

2/4

Q3.What is the third data heading in the table?

3/4

Q4.What is the most expensive fruit on the spreadsheet?

4/4

Lesson summary: What is a spreadsheet?

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