Spreadsheet Graphing Practice

 

Instructions:

Follow the link below to download the spreadsheet file.

The spreadsheet file is an excel file but you should also be able to open it with OpenOffice Calc version 3 if necessary.

Download Spreadsheet file

The links below give step-by-step instructions for the different speadsheet programs.

The instructions will lead you through the steps necessary to plot the set of data, label it appropriately,
overlay a second plot, and fit a straight line to the data.

Make sure you use the correct instructions as the spreadsheet programs are quite different.

MS Excel 2003

MS Excel 2007

MS Excel 2010

OpenOffice.org 3 Calc

The finished plot should look something like this (note - adding the double headed arrow is not described in the instructions and it is not necessary):


page maintained by J A Bailey - last update August 2009