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a group of cells

Grid lines

horizontal and vertical lines in a spreadsheet

Numerical label

a number that is used as text in a worksheet rather than being used as a value


horizontal references in a spreadsheet; identified as a number


a mathematical operation


highlighting items within a spreadsheet

Auto Sum

a formula that automatically adds up a column of numbers

Fill Handle

dot at bottom right of each cell; used to copy information from cell to cell

Auto Format

a predesigned format that adds design elements to the spreadsheet


visual representation of data within a spreadsheet


text used in a spreadsheet and usually creates titles


numbers identified in spreadsheet that are used in calculations


intersection of a column and row

Cell Address

name of boxes (cells) in spreadsheet

Active Cell

cell your currently working in


one page in a spreadsheet

Sheet Tab

a tab that identifies a worksheet


program used to perform calculations and present data


many worksheets in a spreadsheet


vertical references in a spreadsheet; identified by an alphabetic letter

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