Determine Mary Jo's Budget with Excel

Determine Mary Jo's Budget with Excel
In order to determine whether Mary Jo has enough money to go camping, students create a budget spreadsheet that tracks her monthly income and expenses. This computer lesson utilizes the Fill Right, Fill Down, and SUM function in Microsoft Excel®. The Excel software application is required for this spreadsheet activity.

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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