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1. Explain the difference between what-if analysis and goal seeking as it applies to spreadsheet use. Answer: What-if is the process of observing the effect of changing one or more cells. Goal seeking allows you to set a goal and then analyze other parts of the workbook that will need to be adjusted in order to meet this goal. Difficulty level: Medium Page: 70 2. What is a database management system? Answer: A database management system is a program that sets up (structures) a database and provides tools for data entry and retrieval. Difficulty level: Medium Page: 74 3. What are the three most widely used presentation graphics programs? Answer: Microsoft PowerPoint, Corel Presentations, and Lotus Freelance Graphics. Difficulty level: Easy Page: 77 4. What is the difference between a software suite and an integrated package? Answer: A software suite is a collection a several different programs that have been bundled together and sold as a single unit.
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Unformatted text preview: You can choose to selectively install programs from the suite. An example is Microsoft Office, which contains the programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. An integrated package is a huge program that provides the functionality of several different programs. They are generally not as full-featured as a software suite, but are usually less expensive. An example is AppleWorks. Difficulty level: Medium Page: 79 5. Describe OLE. Give an example. Answer: OLE stands for Object Linking and Embedding. Using OLE, items copied to the clipboard are treated as objects of the application that created the item. You can then transfer the item to another OLE-compatible application. For example, a chart created in Excel can be used in a Word document. Or, a table created in Word can be used in a PowerPoint presentation. Difficulty level: Hard Page: 81 CE_TB03-1...
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