# Exp8 - Numbers Quiz

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EXP8 - Numbers Quiz

• 1.

### What is one main feature that makes Numbers better than Excel?

• A.

• B.

Numbers looks nicer than Excel

• C.

Numbers is easier to use than Excel

• D.

Numbers can read and create Excel files

• E.

D. Numbers can read and create Excel files
Explanation
Numbers being able to read and create Excel files is a main feature that makes it better than Excel. This feature allows users to seamlessly work with Excel files in Numbers without any compatibility issues. It provides flexibility and convenience for individuals who need to collaborate or share files with Excel users.

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• 2.

### A column is a set of cells that go...

• A.

Up & Down

• B.

Left & Right

• C.

On the top

• D.

On the bottom

• E.

On the side

A. Up & Down
Explanation
A column is a set of cells that go up and down. In a table or spreadsheet, columns are arranged vertically and are used to organize and categorize data in a vertical manner. Each column typically represents a specific attribute or variable, and the cells within the column contain the corresponding data for each record or entry.

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• 3.

### A row is a set of cells that go...

• A.

Up & Down

• B.

Left & Right

• C.

On the top

• D.

On the bottom

• E.

On the side

B. Left & Right
Explanation
A row is a set of cells that are arranged horizontally from left to right.

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• 4.

### What is one major benefit to making a spreadsheet on the computer as apposed to on paper?

• A.

It is cleaner

• B.

It does calculations for you

• C.

It changes calculations when you change numbers

• D.

It is easier to edit

• E.

All of the above

E. All of the above
Explanation
Making a spreadsheet on the computer as opposed to on paper offers several major benefits. Firstly, it is cleaner as there is no need for messy handwriting or erasing. Additionally, the computer can perform calculations automatically, saving time and reducing the possibility of errors. Furthermore, when you change numbers, the computer can update the calculations instantly, ensuring accuracy. Lastly, editing a spreadsheet on the computer is easier as you can simply delete or modify data without leaving any traces. Therefore, all of the above benefits make creating a spreadsheet on the computer preferable to doing it on paper.

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• 5.

### When you want a calculation, What do you do inside the cell?

• A.

You use a calculator and put the answer into the cell

• B.

You write out the formula in the cell

• C.

You click on the Functions button

• D.

You click on the Inspector button

• E.

You click on the Formulas button

C. You click on the Functions button
Explanation
Clicking on the Functions button allows you to access a wide range of built-in functions in the spreadsheet software, such as SUM, AVERAGE, or IF, which can be used to perform calculations. By clicking on this button, you can select the appropriate function and input the necessary arguments to perform the desired calculation.

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• 6.

### The average for 5 & 7 is 6. How was this calculated in cell D2?

• A.

The answer 6 was typed in

• B.

(5+7)/2

• C.

(B1+C1)/2

• D.

(B2+C2)/2

• E.

None of the above

D. (B2+C2)/2
Explanation
The correct answer is (B2+C2)/2. This is because the average of two numbers is calculated by adding the numbers together and then dividing the sum by 2. In this case, the numbers 5 and 7 are added together in cells B2 and C2, and then the sum is divided by 2 in order to obtain the average, which is 6.

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• 7.

### Why would you use the "Functions" tool?

• A.

Functions are the exact same thing as the formulas tool

• B.

Functions are formulas that have been pre-written for us

• C.

Writing out a function is the same thing as writing out a formula

• D.

Functions give us a better answer than formulas

• E.

None of the above

B. Functions are formulas that have been pre-written for us
Explanation
The correct answer is "Functions are formulas that have been pre-written for us." Functions are pre-defined formulas that perform specific calculations or tasks. They are built-in tools in software programs or programming languages that allow users to perform complex calculations or operations without having to write the entire formula from scratch. By using functions, users can save time and effort by utilizing pre-written formulas that have been tested and proven to work correctly.

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• 8.

### Why would you create a chart?

• A.

It is more accurate

• B.

• C.

It makes looking at information easier than looking at numbers

• D.

It is more important than the data itself

• E.

None of the above

C. It makes looking at information easier than looking at numbers
Explanation
Creating a chart makes looking at information easier than looking at numbers because charts provide visual representations of data, allowing for quick and easy understanding of patterns, trends, and comparisons. By presenting data in a graphical format, charts enhance comprehension and facilitate decision-making processes.

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• 9.

### What is the tool used to change the appearance of the chart?

• A.

The Charts button

• B.

The Functions Button

• C.

The Formulas Button

• D.

Inspector

• E.

The Shapes button

D. Inspector
Explanation
The inspector is the tool used to change the appearance of the chart. It allows users to modify various aspects of the chart such as its color, style, layout, and data source. By accessing the inspector, users can customize the chart to their desired appearance and make adjustments as needed.

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• 10.

### What are the first two steps to creating a chart?

• A.

Click on the Charts button and then select the data

• B.

Select the data and then click on the Charts button

• C.

Click on the Charts button and then click edit

• D.

Click on the Charts button and then click on the Functions button

• E.

Select the data and then click on the Functions button

B. Select the data and then click on the Charts button
Explanation
To create a chart, the first step is to select the data that you want to include in the chart. This is important because the chart will be based on this data. Once the data is selected, the next step is to click on the Charts button. This action will initiate the chart creation process, allowing you to choose the type of chart you want to create and customize its appearance. By following these two steps in this order, you can successfully create a chart based on the selected data.

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