By Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
This is the 1st ebook to teach the functions of Microsoft Excel to coach environmental sciences information effectively. it's a step by step exercise-driven consultant for college students and practitioners who have to grasp Excel to resolve useful environmental sciences problems. If knowing facts isn’t your most powerful swimsuit, you're not particularly mathematically-inclined, or while you are cautious of desktops, this can be the appropriate ebook for you.
Excel, a greatly to be had desktop software for college students and executives, can also be an efficient educating and studying software for quantitative analyses in environmental technology classes. Its strong computational skill and graphical services make studying facts a lot more uncomplicated than in years past. although, Excel 2010 for Environmental Sciences data: A consultant to fixing sensible Problems is the 1st publication to capitalize on those advancements via educating scholars and executives how you can follow Excel to statistical ideas worthy of their classes and work.
Each bankruptcy explains statistical formulation and directs the reader to take advantage of Excel instructions to resolve particular, easy-to-understand environmental technological know-how problems. perform difficulties are supplied on the finish of every bankruptcy with their options in an appendix. individually, there's a complete perform try (with solutions in an Appendix) that permits readers to check what they've got learned.
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If you printed this file now, the name, Jennifer, would be printed onto a second page because it “dribbles over” outside of the page rage for this file in its current format. So, you would need to change the page format so that all of the information, including the name, Jennifer, fits onto just one page when you print this file by using the following steps: Page Layout (top left of the computer screen) (Notice the “Scale to Fit” section in the center of your screen; see Fig. 10) Fig. 10 Dialogue Box for Page Layout/Scale to Fit Commands Hit the down arrow to the right of 100 % once to reduce the size of the page to 95 % Now, note that the name, Jennifer, is still on a second page on your screen because her name is below the horizontal dotted line on your screen in Fig.
4 Printing an Excel File So That All of the Information Fits onto One Page 29 Fig. 9 First Five Areas Selected Randomly Save this file as: Random33 Remember, your five ID numbers selected after your random sort will be different from the five ID numbers in Fig. 9 because Excel assigns a different random number each time the ¼RAND() command is given. Before we leave this chapter, you need to learn how to print a file so that all of the information on that file fits onto a single page without “dribbling over” onto a second or third page.
6 Printing a Spreadsheet 15 Fig. 14 Fig. 14 Final Result of Printing an Excel Spreadsheet 16 1 Sample Size, Mean, Standard Deviation, and Standard Error of the Mean Before you leave this chapter, let’s practice changing the format of the figures on a spreadsheet with two examples: (1) using two decimal places for figures that are dollar amounts, and (2) using three decimal places for figures. Close your spreadsheet by: File/Close/Don’t Save, and open a blank Excel spreadsheet by using File/New/Create (on the far right of your screen).
Excel 2010 for Environmental Sciences Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems by Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton