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This textbook introduces students to the power of spreadsheets. It contains over 50 spreadsheet problems that reinforce principles of accounting concepts. The problems incorporate formula development and model building skills that may be used in a variety of accounting applications. Emphasis is placed on what-if analysis.
- All instructions and figures have been updated to match Microsoft® Excel 2010. The new edition allows students to take advantage of the user-friendly features and be prepared to use Excel in their career.
- Specific major changes for Microsoft® Excel 2010 include: A new “File” tab that takes over much of the previous functions of the Office button (open, save, print, close, and so forth). The Print command structure has been significantly reorganized. Also, previewing printouts is now done in a differently and instructions for changing global fonts follow a new procedure.
- The spreadsheet problems make use of Excel®, which is the most popular professional spreadsheet application available. The problems can be worked in Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel 2002 XP, and Excel 2000.
- A variety of "what-if" analyses allows you to explore options and make recommendations beyond a single solution to a problem.
- To provide a thorough foundation for honing your Excel skills, a variety of simple and demonstration problems test your knowledge of accounting by having you complete partially completed spreadsheet models.
- Excel templates for the text are available at the companion website.
Instructions for Practice Problems.
Practice Preprogrammed Problem Instructions.
Practice Worksheet Tickler.
Practice Chart Tickler.
Practice Model-Building Problem.
Model-Building Problem Checklist.