Spreadsheet Graphing Practice



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