Microsoft Excel

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Software developed and manufactured by Microsoft Corporation that allows users to organize, format, and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system broken up by rows and columns. Microsoft Excel usually comes bundled with Microsoft Office and is compatible with other applications offered in the suite of products. The first software program similar to Excel was released in 1982 and was called Multiplan.

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Please use Microsoft Excel to input these sales numbers into a neat spreadsheet with pie graphs in order to show where the figures are allocated by department.
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During Susie's interview with a prospective employer she was asked questions to determine how adept she actually is at using Microsoft Excel in a professional setting.
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Using Microsoft Excel can allow you to keep a lot of your data in one place in an easy to find manner.
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Formulas in Excel to Calculate Net Present Value
"Microsoft Excel has five functions to calculate net present value: NPV, XNPV, IRR, XIRR, and MIRR. Which you choose depends on the financial method you prefer, whether or not cash flows occur at regular intervals, and whether or not the cash flows are periodic."
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