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1. Accounting: Tabular worksheet with numbered rows and columns for ordered analysis and presentation of financial (numeric) data.
2. Computing: Software that allows entry of numeric data in rows and columns to facilitates its analysis and manipulation with mathematical formulas, and presentation as charts and graphs. Visicalc was the first desktop computer spreadsheet, published in late 1970s to run on Apple II.

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You need to know what all of the data on the spreadsheet represents so that you can react to it accordingly.
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This is one of the easiest spreadsheet programs I have ever worked with; all of the other as have been so complicated to use.
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Alexander created a spreadsheet that compared the total costs and benefits to the company of creating a company-wide softball league and was able to prove the increased activity level and employee bonding was more valuable than the money saved by not having a league.
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