Back to School Shopping Trip: Excel Exercise

Back to School Shopping Trip: Excel Exercise
In this computer lesson, simple spreadsheet formulas are used to calculate shopping trip expenses. Students learn how to compute tax for each item and calculate the total cost of the purchases. This computer activity requires the Microsoft Excel® computer application.

Grade Levels: 4 - 8

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Step-by-Step Spreadsheet Activities for Microsoft Excel®
Joan Marie Brown

Spreadsheet Activities for Microsoft Excel features step-by-step instructions for writing formulas, using functions, creating charts, and determining budgets. Your students will learn about the many different ways they can use spreadsheets as they track grades, graph data, and solve math problems. Many of these interesting lessons are easy to modify and align to your specific curriculum.
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