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Data Analysis class notes - Data tab, what if analysis,...

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Data Analysis What if analysis: o Create a series of new interest rates o We want to recalculate each formula at the new interest rates o To convert row labels to column labels go to copy, pick the cell and then use paste special (transpose) To fill table: o Select the whole table, data tab, data tools, what if analysis, data table Column input cell = what is the variable (APR) o What if we have 2 variables?? Copy interest rates over in a column again for variable 1 Put minimum payment amount across the top of the table for variable 2 Select the whole table, data tab, data tools, what if analysis, data table Column input cell = APR Row input cell = Monthly payment After these are in hit enter and the table should populate Sales and Expenses Worksheet (Scenario Analysis): You cant have spaces in named ranges
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Unformatted text preview: Data tab, what if analysis, scenario manager o Add a scenario: 1. Expected case a. Changing cells are values that differ between scenarios (sales) 2. Best Case a. Changing cells = sales b. Scenario values: add 200 to each quarter to represent the best possible sales outcome 3. Worst Case a. Changing cells = sales b. Scenario values: subtract 200 from each original quarter to represent the worst possible sales outcome Click on a scenario and click show to change WS values Click on scenario summary o Result cells = Total Net Income and Net Profit Margin Click OK and you get a new WS • All the values are hard coded Grades Worksheet (Goal Seek) Click on Final Grade and go to what if analysis, goal seek o Set cell = Final Grade o To value = 80 o Change value = Exam 3...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ACIS 2504 taught by Professor Mtgriffin during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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