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a spreadsheet program that allows users to organize data, complete calculations, make decisions, graph data, and develop professional looking reports
the coordinates of the intersection of a column and row, with the column letter first and the row number last
each worksheet can have over 16 thousand (16,384) columns and over 1 million (1,048,576) rows for a total of over 17 billion (17,179,869,180) cells
the shape of the mouse pointer whenever the mouse pointer is moved outside the worksheet or when you drag cell contents between rows or columns
presents info about the worksheet and is located immediately above the Windows taskbar at the bottom of the screen
Enter Mode indicator
indicates that Excel is in the process of accepting data through the keyboard into the active cell
appear to the right of the mode indicator and shows which toggle keys are engaged (for example: Scroll lock)
tabs that are only displayed when you work with certain tasks or object such as charts or tables
Similar to a dialog box. this is a window than can remain open and visible while you work in the worksheet instead f having to be closed before you return to the worksheet
located on the left side of the formula bar, this displays the active cell reference (the cell which you are currently using)
rows typically contain descriptive information about items in rows or contain information that helps to group the data in the worksheet
the flashing border that appears around a group of cells that have been selected to be summed(added)
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