MICCA_2006

MICCA_2006 - InteractiveExcelSpreadsheets:A

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    Interactive Excel Spreadsheets:  A  Visualization Tool for Mathematics and  Science Scott A. Sinex Department  of Physical Sciences and Engineering Prince George’s Community College Presented at MICCA 2006 Conference in Baltimore, MD on 2-4 May
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    Why Excel? Ready off-the-shelf software Found in the work-place Found on home computers too Easy to use by students Can it be an interactive learning tool? (no marcos or VBA programming, just computation via formulas)
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    ...as a tool in math and science Great for handling, graphing,  and analyzing data Easy transforming of data  such as taking the log Regression and goodness-of-fit So a great tool for mathematical modeling of data and  presenting graphs Using Excel for. .. Scientific Data Pre-set  graphs – just  add data
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    ...so now to Excelets ! Excelets
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