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a selected worksheet cell that is ready for data entry   active cell
the position of data within a cell   alignment
value, cell reference, range, or text that acts as an operand in a function formula   argument
sort order arranging text or numbers from a to z, from smallest to largest, or from earliest to latest   ascending
a function that automatically adds the values in the cells directly above or to the left of the active cell   autosum
a function that returns the average (arithmetic means) of its arguments   average
the space formed by the intersection of a row and a column; the basic unit of a worksheet   cell
a unique identifier for a cell which is formed by the cell's column letter and row number   cell reference
a graphic representation of values and their relationships: pie, line, column, bar, scattered   chart
a vertical group of cells in a worksheet identified by letters   column
a chart that uses bars of varying height to illustrate values in a worksheet   column
a function that returns the number of cells in a range that contains numbers   count
sort order arranging text or numbers from z to a, largest to smallest, or latest to earliest   descending
to copy a cell's contents and/or formatting into an adjacent cell or range   fill
arranging the shape, size, type, and general makeup of a cell or group of cells   format
an equation that calculates a new value using values currently on a worksheet   formula
keeps selected rows or columns visible on the screen as the rest of the worksheet scrolls   freeze
a prewritten formula that makes it easy to perform common calculations   function
alphanumeric text that will not be used in calculations   label
a chart that uses points connected by a line to illustrate values in a worksheet   line
a function that returns the largest value in a set of values   max
a function that returns the smallest value in a set of values   min
a cell reference that contains both relative and absolute references   mixed
a number or cell reference used in a formula   operand
a symbol that indicates what mathematical operation to perform on the operands: plus (+), minus (-), multiply (*), divide (/)   operator
the mathematical rules used for calculating the value of a formula   order of operation
a chart that shows the relationship of a part to a whole   pie
selected group of cells on a worksheet identified by the cell in the upper left corner and the cell in the lower right corner   range
cell reference that adjusts to a new location when copied or moved   relative
a horizontal group of cells in a worksheet identified by numbers   row
to arrange a list of words or numbers in ascending or descending order   sort
a grid of rows and columns containing numbers, text, and formulas   spreadsheet
a function that automatically adds the values in the cells directly above or to the left of the active cell   sum
numeric characters that can be used in a calculation   value
process of changing values in cells to see how those changes affect the outcome of formulas in the worksheet   what-if analysis
a collection of related worksheets   workbook
the workspace made up of columns and rows where data is entered to create an electronic spreadsheet   worksheet
combining two or more cells   merging
if numeric data is too wide for a cell, the software will display this character   #
the function used to determine if a value meets a logical true/false test   if
the symbol used to indicate an absolute cell reference   \$
the symbol used to indicate division   /
the symbol used to indicate multiplication   *
the process of changing values in cells to see how those changes affect the outcome of formulas in the worksheet   what-if analysis
a chart that is viewed on the same page as the spreadsheet   embedded
a list that identifies patterns, symbols or colors used in a chart   legend
a programmed shortcut   macro
when a segment of a pie is set apart from the rest of the pie   exploded
a horizontal or vertical line that establishes the relationship between data in a chart   axis
a symbol (such as a bar, line, dot, slice) that represents a single data point or value from the corresponding worksheet cell   data marker
each section of a pie chart   slice
the graphical representation of all of the data series   plot area
cell reference that does not adjust to the new cell location when copied or moved   absolute

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Created by: warea on 2010-06-25