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Excel Chapter 8

Chapter Demonstrable Skills

After completing the Excel Chapter 8 portion of the Excel & Data Analysis unit, students will be able to:

Demonstrable Skill Learning Activities
& Informal Assessments
Formal Assessments
(excluding Exams)
Import data from Access databases.
  • Excel: Excel Basics Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson A
  • Homework #6
  • MyLab Lesson A
Use conditional math and statistical functions such as SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, and COUNTIF.
  • Excel: Formulas & Functions III Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson B
  • MyLab Lesson B
Use ranking functions like RANK.EQ and RANK.AVG.
  • Excel: Formulas & Functions I Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson A
  • Homework #1
  • MyLab Lesson A
Perform correlation analysis.
  • Excel: What-If Analysis Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson B
  • MyLab Lesson B
Calculate frequency distributions.
  • MyLab Lesson B
  • MyLab Lesson B
Load and use the Analysis Toolpak add-in.
  • MyLab Lesson B
  • MyLab Lesson B
Create and format a forecast sheet.
  • MyLab Lesson B
  • MyLab Lesson B

Chapter Notes

Conditional statistical functions

Statistical functions, such as SUM, AVERAGE, and COUNT, perform calculations on the range specified in the arguments [1]. Conditional statistical functions, such as SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, and COUNTIF, perform calculations based on a condition [1]. We've already looked at basic statistical functions in Excel Chapter 2. This chapter add a conditional if onto the the original function.Adding an IF to each of these functions allows you to determine if a value will be included in the calculation or not.  For example, you might want to use the COUNTIF function to count all of the As in a class.

References

  1. A. Poatsy, K. Mulberry, C. Krebs, L. Hogan, A. Rutledge, and E. Cameron, Exploring Microsoft Office 2013, 1st ed., vol. 2. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2013.