Programs: Microsoft Excel: Lesson #8


Lesson #8: The following section is simple but just as important as the previous ones.  It addresses the proper use of charts.
The main topics of this lesson are:
  • Proper Labeling
  • Adding Similar Quantities
  • Tips on how to use charts properly
Lesson #8: Proper Use of Charts
Topic # 1 Proper Labeling

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nImproper labels can create havoc. If you mislabel a category it can bring confusion and destroy the message you’re trying to express

 

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Be very careful and double check your work.
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Topic # 2 Adding Similar Quantities
Be sure to only compare similar quantities
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nIf you add dissimilar quantities (such as liters and gallons) it can damage your professional reputation as well as confuse the reader.
Topic # 3 Tips on how to use Charts Properly
nFirst of all, be sure to Include as much information as possible when titling categories.  Also be sure to label everything precisely.  In addition to this, add only similar (comparable) quantities.  Last but not least, DOUBLE CHECK YOUR WORK!
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Lesson Review

In this lesson we covered the proper use of charts.

You learned about the following topics: 

  • Proper Labeling
  • Adding Similar Quantities
  • Tips on how to use charts properly: Including as much information as possible, precise labeling, and the addition of only similar quantities
 

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Programs: Microsoft Excel: Lesson #8