Using Excel 1: Basics

This video introduces some of the basics of using Microsoft’s Exel to complete assignments.


  • Launching Excel
  • Workbooks, worksheets, and cells
  • Entering data into cells
  • Freezing panes *
  • Summing numbers
  • Entering formulas
  • Copying formulas
  • Summary steps

Using Excel 1: Basics. [26 min]

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* For Mac users, click the “Layout” tab and then, in the “Window” area on the right, click the feature you want, such as freezing panes. Click here for a screenshot. 


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