# ClassPad 101 Tutorial Series

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### Lesson 8

## Introduction to Spreadsheet## WelcomeIn this lesson, we will learn the basic features of the Spreadsheet application. The ClassPad’s spreadsheet is similar to Excel’s spreadsheet. Most of what you learn in this lesson you will also be able to do in Excel. Spreadsheets let you organize your data in columns and rows, and provide many useful ways for you to analyze your data. ## Lesson Goals- To learn the basic terminology of a spreadsheet
- To become comfortable moving around a spreadsheet
- To become comfortable entering data and formulas
- To understand how to graph data
## In Lesson 8 you will learn how to:- Input text and data into a spreadsheet
- Name a cell
- Select and copy cells
- Identify and edit the active cell
- View a cell's contents
- Input a formula
- Graph data
## Upon completion of this lesson you will be able to answer the following questions:- How is a cell named?
- How do we know which cell is active?
- How many rows and columns are in Spreadsheet?
- How can we tell if a cell is a math cell or a text cell?
- How do we select a block of cells?
- What does the toolbar button do?
- How can we change our data from within the graph window?
- What is the first character needed when we enter a formula?
## Time RequiredAbout 45 minutes. |