Microsoft Excel. Qi Wei

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Microsoft Excel. Qi Wei"

Transcription

1 Microsoft Excel Qi Wei Excel (Microsoft Office Excel) is a spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables and a macro programming language called VBA (Visual Basic for Applications). Excel can produce very high quality (publication-ready) graphics in plotting data. For example, the following figure shows the curve for y=x 2. Excel included a lot of statistical functions. In this report, we will show some examples. Linear regression modeling: First, we need to enter the data into an Excel spread sheet, plot the data, create a trendline and display its slope, y-intercept and R- squared value. 1

2 Non-linear modeling: Excel can do a lot of non-linear modeling. Here is an example: Histogram: Excel can plot histogram. Here is an example: with all input data in the right place, you are ready to start the Histogram tool. Simply click Data Analysis on the Tools menu, and then select Histogram. The Histogram dialog box will be displayed. In the Histogram dialog box, you need to supply the following information: Input range This is the location of the input data in your worksheet. Bin range This is the location of the bins in your worksheet. Output location This would be the upper left cell of the range where you want the analysis to appear. Display of the output: Chart Output is selected. You can also sort the output or display it in cumulative percentages. 2

3 QQ-plot: QQ plot is not easy in excel, but it can be done. Here are steps: (1) Place or load your data values into the first column. Leave the first row blank for labeling the columns. Sort the data in ascending order (look under the Data menu). (2) Label the second column as Rank. Enter the ranks, starting with 1 in the row right below the label. Each following row will be one more than the last (note: you can use an expression, copy and then paste to save you time) (3) Label the third column as Rank Proportion. This column shows the rank proportion of each value. Use this expression for the first data value =(b2-0.5) / count(b$2:b$n) where N should have the row number of the last cell. Finish the column by copying the first data expression to the remaining rows. Check to make sure your percentiles look like they are correct! (4) Label the fourth column as Rank-based z-scores. Excel provides these values with the normsinv function. Use this function to create the values in the fourth column. (5) Copy the first column to the fifth column. The Excel chart wizard works better if the x-axis values are just to the left of the y-axis values. (6) Select the fourth and fifth column. Select the chart wizard and then the scatter plot. The default data values should be good, but you should provide good labels. Continuous/categorical variable analyses: The best way to handle numeric variables with Excel is the Data Analysis Toolpak. If you click on Data Analysis, and you'll see a window like this: Enter data in an Excel work sheet. The following steps should be taken to find the proper output for interpretation. Step 1. From the menus select Tools and click on Data Analysis option. Step 2. When data analysis dialog appears, choose the statistical method you want; fill the range box. Select labels in first row. Step3.Select any cell as output. Click OK. Chi-squared testing: Excel can do Chi-square test. Here are the steps: Step 1.Select a cell in the work sheet, the location which you like the p value of the CHI- SQUARE to appear. 3

4 Step 2. From the menus, select insert then click on the Function option, Paste Function dialog box appears. Step 3.Refer to function category box and choose statistical, from function name box select CHITEST and click on OK. Step 4.When the CHITEST dialog appears: Fill the actual-range box and the expected-range box, and finally click on OK. The p-value will appear in the selected cell. Reading in multiple data formats: Reading or entering data into Excel is very convenient. It can open all kinds of text data files directly. Click Open, then choose the data file and click Open again. Data manipulation: Excel is very powerful and convenient in data manipulation. There are all kinds of build-in functions. In order to do the data manipulation, first select a cell then type the function you want and fill in the cell position for the original data. If you don t know the name for the function, you can use the inserting function. The first step in inserting a function is to choose a cell to contain the function result. Once you select a cell, display the Insert Function dialogue box by clicking the fx button next to the formula bar. You can also choose the Insert Function button from the Formulas Ribbon. The Insert Function dialogue box lets you select functions by category via a drop down list. The Help on This Function link is also available if you need clarification on the use of a selected function 4

5 Once you choose a function you can click OK to move to the next step: the Function Arguments box. Finish the Function Arguments box and click OK, you will get the results. PCA/factor analysis: PCA is a build in function in XLSTAT. Once XLSTAT- Pro is activated, select the XLSTAT/Analyzing data/principal components analysis command, or click on the corresponding button of the "Analyzing Data" toolbar (see below). The Principal Component analysis dialog box will appear. We can do Factor analysis in similar way: After opening XLSTAT, select the XLSTAT/Analyzing data/factor analysis command, or click on the corresponding button of the "Analyzing data" toolbar (see below). 5

6 Once you've clicked on the button, the Factor analysis dialog box appears. Sample size calculations: This is a function in the plug-in QI Macros for Excel. When you click on QIMacros-Sample Size Calculator for Lean Six Sigma and Analysis Tools and select Sample Size Calculator, you should see the following: 6

7 The defaults are set to standard parameters: 95% confidence level +5% (0.05) confidence interval Variable data with standard deviation of (0.167). (Change this value to 0.5 for attribute data.) General data manipulation: Excel has many general data manipulation functions. For example, deleting rows/columns or transpose data arrays, To delete multiple rows, 1. In the row header, select the number of rows you want to delete from the worksheet. 2. Right click on the selected rows. 3. Choose Delete from the menu. 4. The rows will be deleted. Here is an another example to transpose data arrays. Start by selecting and copying your entire data range. Click on a new location in your sheet, then go to Edit Paste Special and select the Transpose check box, as shown in Figure A. Click OK, and Excel will transpose the column and row labels and data, as shown in Figure B. C. Figure B Figure A 7

8 Smooth: SMOOTH is an array function. This means it operates on a collection of data within a row or column (or array of rows and columns) and its result is an array of the same size. To accomplish this, you first select the array where the result will go, you type the function name and its arguments in the formula line, and then you press Ctrl- Shift-Enter to complete the formula (rather than the usual Enter). Excel will confirm this by putting the formula in braces {}. For example, to smooth the series of numbers in cells B2 through B30 with the 3RSSH smoother, you would type =SMOOTH(B2:B30, "3RSSH") after selecting cells B2 through B30. The formula will appear in Excel as {=SMOOTH(B2:B30, "3RSSH")}. When the selection is a portion of a single row, SMOOTH will operate as expected and smooth the sequence across the row. In summary, Excel is very powerful in mathematical/statistical calculation and graphing. There are also a lot of add-on statistical packages for Excel. For example, Analyse-it, SigmaXL, SPC XL, StatEL, XLfit, etc. We can find most of the statistical functions we need in these packages. 8

Bowerman, O'Connell, Aitken Schermer, & Adcock, Business Statistics in Practice, Canadian edition

Bowerman, O'Connell, Aitken Schermer, & Adcock, Business Statistics in Practice, Canadian edition Bowerman, O'Connell, Aitken Schermer, & Adcock, Business Statistics in Practice, Canadian edition Online Learning Centre Technology Step-by-Step - Excel Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet software application

More information

EXCEL Tutorial: How to use EXCEL for Graphs and Calculations.

EXCEL Tutorial: How to use EXCEL for Graphs and Calculations. EXCEL Tutorial: How to use EXCEL for Graphs and Calculations. Excel is powerful tool and can make your life easier if you are proficient in using it. You will need to use Excel to complete most of your

More information

To create a histogram, you must organize the data in two columns on the worksheet. These columns must contain the following data:

To create a histogram, you must organize the data in two columns on the worksheet. These columns must contain the following data: You can analyze your data and display it in a histogram (a column chart that displays frequency data) by using the Histogram tool of the Analysis ToolPak. This data analysis add-in is available when you

More information

Using Microsoft Excel to Plot and Analyze Kinetic Data

Using Microsoft Excel to Plot and Analyze Kinetic Data Entering and Formatting Data Using Microsoft Excel to Plot and Analyze Kinetic Data Open Excel. Set up the spreadsheet page (Sheet 1) so that anyone who reads it will understand the page (Figure 1). Type

More information

Data exploration with Microsoft Excel: univariate analysis

Data exploration with Microsoft Excel: univariate analysis Data exploration with Microsoft Excel: univariate analysis Contents 1 Introduction... 1 2 Exploring a variable s frequency distribution... 2 3 Calculating measures of central tendency... 16 4 Calculating

More information

STC: Descriptive Statistics in Excel 2013. Running Descriptive and Correlational Analysis in Excel 2013

STC: Descriptive Statistics in Excel 2013. Running Descriptive and Correlational Analysis in Excel 2013 Running Descriptive and Correlational Analysis in Excel 2013 Tips for coding a survey Use short phrases for your data table headers to keep your worksheet neat, you can always edit the labels in tables

More information

Below is a very brief tutorial on the basic capabilities of Excel. Refer to the Excel help files for more information.

Below is a very brief tutorial on the basic capabilities of Excel. Refer to the Excel help files for more information. Excel Tutorial Below is a very brief tutorial on the basic capabilities of Excel. Refer to the Excel help files for more information. Working with Data Entering and Formatting Data Before entering data

More information

Statistical Data analysis With Excel For HSMG.632 students

Statistical Data analysis With Excel For HSMG.632 students 1 Statistical Data analysis With Excel For HSMG.632 students Dialog Boxes Descriptive Statistics with Excel To find a single descriptive value of a data set such as mean, median, mode or the standard deviation,

More information

PERFORMING REGRESSION ANALYSIS USING MICROSOFT EXCEL

PERFORMING REGRESSION ANALYSIS USING MICROSOFT EXCEL PERFORMING REGRESSION ANALYSIS USING MICROSOFT EXCEL John O. Mason, Ph.D., CPA Professor of Accountancy Culverhouse School of Accountancy The University of Alabama Abstract: This paper introduces you to

More information

Figure 1. An embedded chart on a worksheet.

Figure 1. An embedded chart on a worksheet. 8. Excel Charts and Analysis ToolPak Charts, also known as graphs, have been an integral part of spreadsheets since the early days of Lotus 1-2-3. Charting features have improved significantly over the

More information

Step 3: Go to Column C. Use the function AVERAGE to calculate the mean values of n = 5. Column C is the column of the means.

Step 3: Go to Column C. Use the function AVERAGE to calculate the mean values of n = 5. Column C is the column of the means. EXAMPLES - SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION EXCEL INSTRUCTIONS This exercise illustrates the process of the sampling distribution as stated in the Central Limit Theorem. Enter the actual data in Column A in MICROSOFT

More information

Generating ABI PRISM 7700 Standard Curve Plots in a Spreadsheet Program

Generating ABI PRISM 7700 Standard Curve Plots in a Spreadsheet Program Generating ABI PRISM 7700 Standard Curve Plots in a Spreadsheet Program Overview The goal of this tutorial is to demonstrate the procedure through which analyzed data generated within an ABI PRISM 7700

More information

Advanced Excel 10/20/2011 1

Advanced Excel 10/20/2011 1 Advanced Excel Data Validation Excel has a feature called Data Validation, which will allow you to control what kind of information is typed into cells. 1. Select the cell(s) you wish to control. 2. Click

More information

Bill Burton Albert Einstein College of Medicine william.burton@einstein.yu.edu April 28, 2014 EERS: Managing the Tension Between Rigor and Resources 1

Bill Burton Albert Einstein College of Medicine william.burton@einstein.yu.edu April 28, 2014 EERS: Managing the Tension Between Rigor and Resources 1 Bill Burton Albert Einstein College of Medicine william.burton@einstein.yu.edu April 28, 2014 EERS: Managing the Tension Between Rigor and Resources 1 Calculate counts, means, and standard deviations Produce

More information

Data Analysis. Using Excel. Jeffrey L. Rummel. BBA Seminar. Data in Excel. Excel Calculations of Descriptive Statistics. Single Variable Graphs

Data Analysis. Using Excel. Jeffrey L. Rummel. BBA Seminar. Data in Excel. Excel Calculations of Descriptive Statistics. Single Variable Graphs Using Excel Jeffrey L. Rummel Emory University Goizueta Business School BBA Seminar Jeffrey L. Rummel BBA Seminar 1 / 54 Excel Calculations of Descriptive Statistics Single Variable Graphs Relationships

More information

Introduction to Microsoft Access 2003

Introduction to Microsoft Access 2003 Introduction to Microsoft Access 2003 Zhi Liu School of Information Fall/2006 Introduction and Objectives Microsoft Access 2003 is a powerful, yet easy to learn, relational database application for Microsoft

More information

A Guide to Using Excel in Physics Lab

A Guide to Using Excel in Physics Lab A Guide to Using Excel in Physics Lab Excel has the potential to be a very useful program that will save you lots of time. Excel is especially useful for making repetitious calculations on large data sets.

More information

Spreadsheets and Laboratory Data Analysis: Excel 2003 Version (Excel 2007 is only slightly different)

Spreadsheets and Laboratory Data Analysis: Excel 2003 Version (Excel 2007 is only slightly different) Spreadsheets and Laboratory Data Analysis: Excel 2003 Version (Excel 2007 is only slightly different) Spreadsheets are computer programs that allow the user to enter and manipulate numbers. They are capable

More information

Appendix 2.1 Tabular and Graphical Methods Using Excel

Appendix 2.1 Tabular and Graphical Methods Using Excel Appendix 2.1 Tabular and Graphical Methods Using Excel 1 Appendix 2.1 Tabular and Graphical Methods Using Excel The instructions in this section begin by describing the entry of data into an Excel spreadsheet.

More information

1. Go to your programs menu and click on Microsoft Excel.

1. Go to your programs menu and click on Microsoft Excel. Elementary Statistics Computer Assignment 1 Using Microsoft EXCEL 2003, follow the steps below. For Microsoft EXCEL 2007 instructions, go to the next page. For Microsoft 2010 and 2007 instructions with

More information

Functions & Data Analysis Tools

Functions & Data Analysis Tools Functions & Data Analysis Tools Academic Computing Services www.ku.edu/acs Abstract: This workshop focuses on the functions and data analysis tools of Microsoft Excel. Topics included are the function

More information

Histogram Tutorial for Excel 2007

Histogram Tutorial for Excel 2007 Histogram Tutorial for Excel 2007 What is a Histogram? Installing the Analysis Toolpak for Excel Creating a histogram using the Histogram Tool Alternate method for creating a histogram What is a Histogram?

More information

Word 2010: Mail Merge to Email with Attachments

Word 2010: Mail Merge to Email with Attachments Word 2010: Mail Merge to Email with Attachments Table of Contents TO SEE THE SECTION FOR MACROS, YOU MUST TURN ON THE DEVELOPER TAB:... 2 SET REFERENCE IN VISUAL BASIC:... 2 CREATE THE MACRO TO USE WITHIN

More information

Analyzing Excel Data Using Pivot Tables

Analyzing Excel Data Using Pivot Tables NDUS Training and Documentation Analyzing Excel Data Using Pivot Tables Pivot Tables are interactive worksheet tables you can use to quickly and easily summarize, organize, analyze, and compare large amounts

More information

Data exploration with Microsoft Excel: analysing more than one variable

Data exploration with Microsoft Excel: analysing more than one variable Data exploration with Microsoft Excel: analysing more than one variable Contents 1 Introduction... 1 2 Comparing different groups or different variables... 2 3 Exploring the association between categorical

More information

Assignment objectives:

Assignment objectives: Assignment objectives: Regression Pivot table Exercise #1- Simple Linear Regression Often the relationship between two variables, Y and X, can be adequately represented by a simple linear equation of the

More information

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010 ANALYZE DATA

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010 ANALYZE DATA MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010 ANALYZE DATA Microsoft Excel 2010 Essential Analyze data Last Edited: 2012-07-09 1 Basic analyze data... 4 Use diagram to audit formulas... 4 Use Error Checking feature... 4 Use Evaluate

More information

ESTIMATING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DEMAND USING BOUNDED SALES DATA

ESTIMATING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DEMAND USING BOUNDED SALES DATA ESTIMATING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DEMAND USING BOUNDED SALES DATA Michael R. Middleton, McLaren School of Business, University of San Francisco 0 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA -00 -- middleton@usfca.edu

More information

If there is not a Data Analysis option under the DATA menu, you will need to install the Data Analysis ToolPak as an add-in for Microsoft Excel.

If there is not a Data Analysis option under the DATA menu, you will need to install the Data Analysis ToolPak as an add-in for Microsoft Excel. If there is not a Data Analysis option under the DATA menu, you will need to install the Data Analysis ToolPak as an add-in for Microsoft Excel. 1. Click on the FILE tab and then select Options from the

More information

Mail Merge using Microsoft Word

Mail Merge using Microsoft Word Mail Merge using Microsoft Word I. Creating a New Main & Data Document: Create the Main Document: Open Microsoft Word Enter the text of the document. Type in --- in places where you want to include the

More information

CD Appendix A3 Excel Troubleshooting and Detailed. Instructions for Office 1997, 2000, XP, and 2003

CD Appendix A3 Excel Troubleshooting and Detailed. Instructions for Office 1997, 2000, XP, and 2003 CD Appendix A3 Excel Troubleshooting and Detailed Instructions for Office 1997, 2000, XP, and 2003 Before using this appendix please read CD Appendixes A1. If problems persist use this appendix to get

More information

Microsoft Excel Tutorial

Microsoft Excel Tutorial Microsoft Excel Tutorial Microsoft Excel spreadsheets are a powerful and easy to use tool to record, plot and analyze experimental data. Excel is commonly used by engineers to tackle sophisticated computations

More information

Microsoft Excel 2010 and Tools for Statistical Analysis

Microsoft Excel 2010 and Tools for Statistical Analysis Appendix E: Microsoft Excel 2010 and Tools for Statistical Analysis Microsoft Excel 2010, part of the Microsoft Office 2010 system, is a spreadsheet program that can be used to organize and analyze data,

More information

Task Force on Technology / EXCEL

Task Force on Technology / EXCEL Task Force on Technology EXCEL Basic terminology Spreadsheet A spreadsheet is an electronic document that stores various types of data. There are vertical columns and horizontal rows. A cell is where the

More information

An introduction to using Microsoft Excel for quantitative data analysis

An introduction to using Microsoft Excel for quantitative data analysis Contents An introduction to using Microsoft Excel for quantitative data analysis 1 Introduction... 1 2 Why use Excel?... 2 3 Quantitative data analysis tools in Excel... 3 4 Entering your data... 6 5 Preparing

More information

Data Analysis Tools. Tools for Summarizing Data

Data Analysis Tools. Tools for Summarizing Data Data Analysis Tools This section of the notes is meant to introduce you to many of the tools that are provided by Excel under the Tools/Data Analysis menu item. If your computer does not have that tool

More information

Scientific Graphing in Excel 2010

Scientific Graphing in Excel 2010 Scientific Graphing in Excel 2010 When you start Excel, you will see the screen below. Various parts of the display are labelled in red, with arrows, to define the terms used in the remainder of this overview.

More information

Calibration and Linear Regression Analysis: A Self-Guided Tutorial

Calibration and Linear Regression Analysis: A Self-Guided Tutorial Calibration and Linear Regression Analysis: A Self-Guided Tutorial Part 1 Instrumental Analysis with Excel: The Basics CHM314 Instrumental Analysis Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Dr. D.

More information

Excel Tutorial. Bio 150B Excel Tutorial 1

Excel Tutorial. Bio 150B Excel Tutorial 1 Bio 15B Excel Tutorial 1 Excel Tutorial As part of your laboratory write-ups and reports during this semester you will be required to collect and present data in an appropriate format. To organize and

More information

Microsoft Excel 2013: Using a Data Entry Form

Microsoft Excel 2013: Using a Data Entry Form Microsoft Excel 2013: Using a Data Entry Form Using Excel's built in data entry form is a quick and easy way to enter data into an Excel database. Using the form allows you to: start a new database table

More information

Getting started manual

Getting started manual Getting started manual XLSTAT Getting started manual Addinsoft 1 Table of Contents Install XLSTAT and register a license key... 4 Install XLSTAT on Windows... 4 Verify that your Microsoft Excel is up-to-date...

More information

Using Excel for Handling, Graphing, and Analyzing Scientific Data:

Using Excel for Handling, Graphing, and Analyzing Scientific Data: Using Excel for Handling, Graphing, and Analyzing Scientific Data: A Resource for Science and Mathematics Students Scott A. Sinex Barbara A. Gage Department of Physical Sciences and Engineering Prince

More information

Technology Step-by-Step Using StatCrunch

Technology Step-by-Step Using StatCrunch Technology Step-by-Step Using StatCrunch Section 1.3 Simple Random Sampling 1. Select Data, highlight Simulate Data, then highlight Discrete Uniform. 2. Fill in the following window with the appropriate

More information

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2007-2010 FORECASTING AND DATA ANALYSIS

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2007-2010 FORECASTING AND DATA ANALYSIS MICROSOFT EXCEL 2007-2010 FORECASTING AND DATA ANALYSIS Contents NOTE Unless otherwise stated, screenshots in this book were taken using Excel 2007 with a blue colour scheme and running on Windows Vista.

More information

Using Microsoft Excel for Probability and Statistics

Using Microsoft Excel for Probability and Statistics Introduction Using Microsoft Excel for Probability and Despite having been set up with the business user in mind, Microsoft Excel is rather poor at handling precisely those aspects of statistics which

More information

Using Excel to Graph a Linear Equation

Using Excel to Graph a Linear Equation Using Excel to Graph a Linear Equation Level: LBS 5 Goal: To become familiar with Microsoft Excel and the Chart Wizard in order to create graphs of linear equations on the computer. Learning Outcomes:

More information

business statistics using Excel OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Glyn Davis & Branko Pecar

business statistics using Excel OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Glyn Davis & Branko Pecar business statistics using Excel Glyn Davis & Branko Pecar OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Detailed contents Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2003 Overview Learning Objectives 1.1 Introduction to Microsoft Excel

More information

Excel 2010: Create your first spreadsheet

Excel 2010: Create your first spreadsheet Excel 2010: Create your first spreadsheet Goals: After completing this course you will be able to: Create a new spreadsheet. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in a spreadsheet. Enter and format column

More information

Dashboard logging data graphs. Dashboard logging data graphs How to create graphs from Dashboard logging data using MS Excel.

Dashboard logging data graphs. Dashboard logging data graphs How to create graphs from Dashboard logging data using MS Excel. Dashboard logging data graphs How to create graphs from Dashboard logging data using MS Excel Introduction The TBS Dashboard for Windows software environment, offers data logging capabilities for each

More information

How to Use a Data Spreadsheet: Excel

How to Use a Data Spreadsheet: Excel How to Use a Data Spreadsheet: Excel One does not necessarily have special statistical software to perform statistical analyses. Microsoft Office Excel can be used to run statistical procedures. Although

More information

Introduction to SPSS 16.0

Introduction to SPSS 16.0 Introduction to SPSS 16.0 Edited by Emily Blumenthal Center for Social Science Computation and Research 110 Savery Hall University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195 USA (206) 543-8110 November 2010 http://julius.csscr.washington.edu/pdf/spss.pdf

More information

Dealing with Data in Excel 2010

Dealing with Data in Excel 2010 Dealing with Data in Excel 2010 Excel provides the ability to do computations and graphing of data. Here we provide the basics and some advanced capabilities available in Excel that are useful for dealing

More information

Information Literacy Program

Information Literacy Program Information Literacy Program Excel (2013) Advanced Charts 2015 ANU Library anulib.anu.edu.au/training ilp@anu.edu.au Table of Contents Excel (2013) Advanced Charts Overview of charts... 1 Create a chart...

More information

Spreadsheet software for linear regression analysis

Spreadsheet software for linear regression analysis Spreadsheet software for linear regression analysis Robert Nau Fuqua School of Business, Duke University Copies of these slides together with individual Excel files that demonstrate each program are available

More information

Statistical Analysis Using Gnumeric

Statistical Analysis Using Gnumeric Statistical Analysis Using Gnumeric There are many software packages that will analyse data. For casual analysis, a spreadsheet may be an appropriate tool. Popular spreadsheets include Microsoft Excel,

More information

TABLE OF CONTENTS CREATING A DATA FILE FOR MAIL MERGE... 3

TABLE OF CONTENTS CREATING A DATA FILE FOR MAIL MERGE... 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS CREATING A DATA FILE FOR MAIL MERGE... 3 MAIL MERGE... 3 DATA SOURCE:... 3 FIELD NAMES... 3 Creating the Mail Merge... 3 To create a data file in Excel:... 4 SORTING YOUR DATA IN AN EXCEL

More information

Drawing a histogram using Excel

Drawing a histogram using Excel Drawing a histogram using Excel STEP 1: Examine the data to decide how many class intervals you need and what the class boundaries should be. (In an assignment you may be told what class boundaries to

More information

Microsoft Office Access 2007 Basics

Microsoft Office Access 2007 Basics Access(ing) A Database Project PRESENTED BY THE TECHNOLOGY TRAINERS OF THE MONROE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM EMAIL: TRAININGLAB@MONROE.LIB.MI.US MONROE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM 734-241-5770 1 840 SOUTH ROESSLER

More information

Using Excel (Microsoft Office 2007 Version) for Graphical Analysis of Data

Using Excel (Microsoft Office 2007 Version) for Graphical Analysis of Data Using Excel (Microsoft Office 2007 Version) for Graphical Analysis of Data Introduction In several upcoming labs, a primary goal will be to determine the mathematical relationship between two variable

More information

Table of Contents TASK 1: DATA ANALYSIS TOOLPAK... 2 TASK 2: HISTOGRAMS... 5 TASK 3: ENTER MIDPOINT FORMULAS... 11

Table of Contents TASK 1: DATA ANALYSIS TOOLPAK... 2 TASK 2: HISTOGRAMS... 5 TASK 3: ENTER MIDPOINT FORMULAS... 11 Table of Contents TASK 1: DATA ANALYSIS TOOLPAK... 2 TASK 2: HISTOGRAMS... 5 TASK 3: ENTER MIDPOINT FORMULAS... 11 TASK 4: ADD TOTAL LABEL AND FORMULA FOR FREQUENCY... 12 TASK 5: MODIFICATIONS TO THE HISTOGRAM...

More information

Spreadsheet - Introduction

Spreadsheet - Introduction CSCA0102 IT and Business Applications Chapter 6 Spreadsheet - Introduction Spreadsheet A spreadsheet (or spreadsheet program) is software that permits numerical data to be used and to perform automatic

More information

Excel Guide for Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus

Excel Guide for Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus Excel Guide for Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus Revathi Narasimhan Kean University A technology guide to accompany Mathematical Applications, 6 th Edition Applied Calculus, 2 nd Edition Calculus:

More information

Quickstart for Desktop Version

Quickstart for Desktop Version Quickstart for Desktop Version What is GeoGebra? Dynamic Mathematics Software in one easy-to-use package For learning and teaching at all levels of education Joins interactive 2D and 3D geometry, algebra,

More information

Guidelines for Completing the VDOT Form C 13CPM

Guidelines for Completing the VDOT Form C 13CPM Guidelines for Completing the VDOT Form C 13CPM CONSTRUCTION DIVISION 1. OVERVIEW The VDOT Form C 13CPM is required to prepare and submit the Contractor s Progress Earnings Schedule as specified in the

More information

Engineering Problem Solving and Excel. EGN 1006 Introduction to Engineering

Engineering Problem Solving and Excel. EGN 1006 Introduction to Engineering Engineering Problem Solving and Excel EGN 1006 Introduction to Engineering Mathematical Solution Procedures Commonly Used in Engineering Analysis Data Analysis Techniques (Statistics) Curve Fitting techniques

More information

Microsoft Excel. The basics for writing a chemistry lab using Excel 2007 (or whatever is on this computer)

Microsoft Excel. The basics for writing a chemistry lab using Excel 2007 (or whatever is on this computer) Microsoft Excel The basics for writing a chemistry lab using Excel 2007 (or whatever is on this computer) Identifying the basics Entering Data Analyzing Data Other Cool Things Examples Overview EXPLORING

More information

By: Peter K. Mulwa MSc (UoN), PGDE (KU), BSc (KU) Email: Peter.kyalo@uonbi.ac.ke

By: Peter K. Mulwa MSc (UoN), PGDE (KU), BSc (KU) Email: Peter.kyalo@uonbi.ac.ke SPREADSHEETS FOR MARKETING & SALES TRACKING - DATA ANALYSIS TOOLS USING MS EXCEL By: Peter K. Mulwa MSc (UoN), PGDE (KU), BSc (KU) Email: Peter.kyalo@uonbi.ac.ke Objectives By the end of the session, participants

More information

Curve Fitting in Microsoft Excel By William Lee

Curve Fitting in Microsoft Excel By William Lee Curve Fitting in Microsoft Excel By William Lee This document is here to guide you through the steps needed to do curve fitting in Microsoft Excel using the least-squares method. In mathematical equations

More information

Tommy B. Harrington 104 Azalea Drive Greenville, NC 27858 Email: tommy@tommyharrington.com

Tommy B. Harrington 104 Azalea Drive Greenville, NC 27858 Email: tommy@tommyharrington.com M o s t U s e f u l E x c e l C o m m a n d s Tommy B. Harrington 104 Azalea Drive Greenville, NC 27858 Email: tommy@tommyharrington.com Computer Training YOU Can Understand! Most Useful Excel Commands

More information

INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL

INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL 1 INTRODUCTION Anyone who has used a computer for more than just playing games will be aware of spreadsheets A spreadsheet is a versatile computer program (package) that enables you

More information

Monthly Payroll to Finance Reconciliation Report: Access and Instructions

Monthly Payroll to Finance Reconciliation Report: Access and Instructions Monthly Payroll to Finance Reconciliation Report: Access and Instructions VCU Reporting Center... 2 Log in... 2 Open Folder... 3 Other Useful Information: Copying Sheets... 5 Creating Subtotals... 5 Outlining

More information

Absorbance Spectrophotometry: Analysis of FD&C Red Food Dye #40 Calibration Curve Procedure

Absorbance Spectrophotometry: Analysis of FD&C Red Food Dye #40 Calibration Curve Procedure Absorbance Spectrophotometry: Analysis of FD&C Red Food Dye #40 Calibration Curve Procedure Note: there is a second document that goes with this one! 2046 - Absorbance Spectrophotometry. Make sure you

More information

Figure 1: Excel s data grid and addressing

Figure 1: Excel s data grid and addressing This is meant to be a short tutorial in how to effectively use Microsoft Excel, a software package that most people are generally familiar with, to plot and analyze scientific data. Basic Excel: First

More information

E x c e l 2 0 1 0 : Data Analysis Tools Student Manual

E x c e l 2 0 1 0 : Data Analysis Tools Student Manual E x c e l 2 0 1 0 : Data Analysis Tools Student Manual Excel 2010: Data Analysis Tools Chief Executive Officer, Axzo Press: Series Designer and COO: Vice President, Operations: Director of Publishing Systems

More information

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010 Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010 Table of Contents THE PASTE SPECIAL FUNCTION... 2 Paste Special Options... 2 Using the Paste Special Function... 3 ORGANIZING DATA... 4 Multiple-Level Sorting... 4 Subtotaling

More information

Excel Pivot Tables. Blue Pecan Computer Training Ltd - Onsite Training Provider www.bluepecantraining.com :: 0800 6124105 :: info@bluepecan.co.

Excel Pivot Tables. Blue Pecan Computer Training Ltd - Onsite Training Provider www.bluepecantraining.com :: 0800 6124105 :: info@bluepecan.co. Excel Pivot Tables 1 Table of Contents Pivot Tables... 3 Preparing Data for a Pivot Table... 3 Creating a Dynamic Range for a Pivot Table... 3 Creating a Pivot Table... 4 Removing a Field... 5 Change the

More information

Using Excel for descriptive statistics

Using Excel for descriptive statistics FACT SHEET Using Excel for descriptive statistics Introduction Biologists no longer routinely plot graphs by hand or rely on calculators to carry out difficult and tedious statistical calculations. These

More information

SPSS for Exploratory Data Analysis Data used in this guide: studentp.sav (http://people.ysu.edu/~gchang/stat/studentp.sav)

SPSS for Exploratory Data Analysis Data used in this guide: studentp.sav (http://people.ysu.edu/~gchang/stat/studentp.sav) Data used in this guide: studentp.sav (http://people.ysu.edu/~gchang/stat/studentp.sav) Organize and Display One Quantitative Variable (Descriptive Statistics, Boxplot & Histogram) 1. Move the mouse pointer

More information

Directions for using SPSS

Directions for using SPSS Directions for using SPSS Table of Contents Connecting and Working with Files 1. Accessing SPSS... 2 2. Transferring Files to N:\drive or your computer... 3 3. Importing Data from Another File Format...

More information

How to make a line graph using Excel 2007

How to make a line graph using Excel 2007 How to make a line graph using Excel 2007 Format your data sheet Make sure you have a title and each column of data has a title. If you are entering data by hand, use time or the independent variable in

More information

SPSS Introduction. Yi Li

SPSS Introduction. Yi Li SPSS Introduction Yi Li Note: The report is based on the websites below http://glimo.vub.ac.be/downloads/eng_spss_basic.pdf http://academic.udayton.edu/gregelvers/psy216/spss http://www.nursing.ucdenver.edu/pdf/factoranalysishowto.pdf

More information

Working with Data in Microsoft Excel 2003

Working with Data in Microsoft Excel 2003 Working with Data in Microsoft Excel 2003 Doc 5.94 Ver 2 March 2005 John Matthews Central Computing Services Abstract This document provides some examples of handling numeric data using the Microsoft Excel

More information

GeoGebra Statistics and Probability

GeoGebra Statistics and Probability GeoGebra Statistics and Probability Project Maths Development Team 2013 www.projectmaths.ie Page 1 of 24 Index Activity Topic Page 1 Introduction GeoGebra Statistics 3 2 To calculate the Sum, Mean, Count,

More information

Using SPSS, Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics

Using SPSS, Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics 1 Using SPSS, Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics Chapters 2.1 & 2.2 Descriptive Statistics 2 Mean, Standard Deviation, Variance, Range, Minimum, Maximum 2 Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Variance,

More information

What is a Mail Merge?

What is a Mail Merge? NDUS Training and Documentation What is a Mail Merge? A mail merge is generally used to personalize form letters, to produce mailing labels and for mass mailings. A mail merge can be very helpful if you

More information

Microsoft Excel Tutorial

Microsoft Excel Tutorial Microsoft Excel Tutorial by Dr. James E. Parks Department of Physics and Astronomy 401 Nielsen Physics Building The University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1200 Copyright August, 2000 by James

More information

Lesson 07: MS ACCESS - Handout. Introduction to database (30 mins)

Lesson 07: MS ACCESS - Handout. Introduction to database (30 mins) Lesson 07: MS ACCESS - Handout Handout Introduction to database (30 mins) Microsoft Access is a database application. A database is a collection of related information put together in database objects.

More information

Microsoft Excel 2003

Microsoft Excel 2003 Microsoft Excel 2003 Data Analysis Larry F. Vint, Ph.D lvint@niu.edu 815-753-8053 Technical Advisory Group Customer Support Services Northern Illinois University 120 Swen Parson Hall DeKalb, IL 60115 Copyright

More information

Summary of important mathematical operations and formulas (from first tutorial):

Summary of important mathematical operations and formulas (from first tutorial): EXCEL Intermediate Tutorial Summary of important mathematical operations and formulas (from first tutorial): Operation Key Addition + Subtraction - Multiplication * Division / Exponential ^ To enter a

More information

Excel Charts and Graphs 2013

Excel Charts and Graphs 2013 Excel Charts and Graphs 2013 Copyright 2014, Software Application Training, West Chester University. A member of the Pennsylvania State Systems of Higher Education. No portion of this document may be reproduced

More information

Excel for Data Cleaning and Management

Excel for Data Cleaning and Management Excel for Data Cleaning and Management Background Information This workshop is designed to teach skills in Excel that will help you manage data from large imports and save them for further use in SPSS

More information

Using Excel for Statistics Tips and Warnings

Using Excel for Statistics Tips and Warnings Using Excel for Statistics Tips and Warnings November 2000 University of Reading Statistical Services Centre Biometrics Advisory and Support Service to DFID Contents 1. Introduction 3 1.1 Data Entry and

More information

Microsoft Office 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 Access Tutorial 1 Creating a Database Microsoft Office 2010 Objectives Learn basic database concepts and terms Explore the Microsoft Access window and Backstage view Create a blank database Create and

More information

Getting Started With SPSS

Getting Started With SPSS Getting Started With SPSS To investigate the research questions posed in each section of this site, we ll be using SPSS, an IBM computer software package specifically designed for use in the social sciences.

More information

0 Introduction to Data Analysis Using an Excel Spreadsheet

0 Introduction to Data Analysis Using an Excel Spreadsheet Experiment 0 Introduction to Data Analysis Using an Excel Spreadsheet I. Purpose The purpose of this introductory lab is to teach you a few basic things about how to use an EXCEL 2010 spreadsheet to do

More information

Migrating to Excel 2010 from Excel 2003 - Excel - Microsoft Office 1 of 1

Migrating to Excel 2010 from Excel 2003 - Excel - Microsoft Office 1 of 1 Migrating to Excel 2010 - Excel - Microsoft Office 1 of 1 In This Guide Microsoft Excel 2010 looks very different, so we created this guide to help you minimize the learning curve. Read on to learn key

More information

APPLYING BENFORD'S LAW This PDF contains step-by-step instructions on how to apply Benford's law using Microsoft Excel, which is commonly used by

APPLYING BENFORD'S LAW This PDF contains step-by-step instructions on how to apply Benford's law using Microsoft Excel, which is commonly used by APPLYING BENFORD'S LAW This PDF contains step-by-step instructions on how to apply Benford's law using Microsoft Excel, which is commonly used by internal auditors around the world in their day-to-day

More information

Microsoft Excel Tips & Tricks

Microsoft Excel Tips & Tricks Microsoft Excel Tips & Tricks Collaborative Programs Research & Evaluation TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction page 2 Useful Functions page 2 Getting Started with Formulas page 2 Nested Formulas page 3 Copying

More information

Getting started in Excel

Getting started in Excel Getting started in Excel Disclaimer: This guide is not complete. It is rather a chronicle of my attempts to start using Excel for data analysis. As I use a Mac with OS X, these directions may need to be

More information

In This Issue: Excel Sorting with Text and Numbers

In This Issue: Excel Sorting with Text and Numbers In This Issue: Sorting with Text and Numbers Microsoft allows you to manipulate the data you have in your spreadsheet by using the sort and filter feature. Sorting is performed on a list that contains

More information