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Unformatted text preview: may incorporate into formulas. Another dynamic aspect of spreadsheets is the ability to copy values or formulas across a row or down a column. When formulas are copied, the relationships among cells are maintained. Therefore, it becomes easy to set up a whole set of similar calculations. For instance, to enter the total calcu-lations in our tutor example down the column from cell F4 to F8, we simply had to enter the formula in cell F4, and then copy that formula down the column. As the formula is copied, the references to the cells are automatically updated to reflect the row that the new formula is in. For our small example that tracks five weeks, the copy ability didnt save that much effort. But imagine if we were tracking this data for a whole year and had 52 summation formulas to create. The copy aspect of spreadsheets makes setting up that entire column a single operation....
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