## Spreadsheet Terms

**Formula Bar:** The rectangular area, above the worksheet window, that displays a cell’s contents, including numbers, text, and formulas, when you click a cell. You can use the formula bar to enter and edit data in the active cell.

**Worksheet:** A *single* spreadsheet that contains rows and columns of data.

**Workbook: **A spreadsheet document that contains *one or more* worksheets.

**Row: **The *horizontal* units in a spreadsheet. (Left – Right)

**Column: **The *vertical* units in a spreadsheet. (Up – Down)

**Cell:** a cell is a box in which you can enter a single piece of data. The data is usually text, a numeric value, or a formula. The entire spreadsheet is composed of rows and columns of cells.

**Range: **one or more contiguous cells. For example, a range could be an entire row or column, or multiple rows or columns.

The cells in the range are all the same.

**Arithmetic Calculations:**

**Logical Calculations:**

**Formula: **an expression that defines how one cell relates to other cells. For Example: C5 + C3 = ?

**Formatting: **Process of altering the appearance of data in one or more worksheet cells.