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Spreadsheets are used for doing calculations and drawing graphs

A screen in a spreadsheet is made up of a large table, called a sheet:

Contents of Cells

You can enter different types of information into a cell:

  • numbers such as 5 or 7.5 or 10.00;
  • text to use for titles or headings to make the sheet clearer;
  • formulas to carry out calculations on the numbers that have been entered.
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