A predefined formula that performs calculations by using specific values in a particular order or structure
Function
Excel functions such as AVERAGE that are useful to analyze a group of measurements
Statistical functions
A predefined formula that adds all the numbers in a selected range
SUM function
A function that adds a group of values, and then divides the result by the number of values in the group
AVERAGE function
A function that finds the middle value that has as many values above it in the group as are below it
MEDIAN function
A function that determines the smallest value in a range
MIN function
A function that determines the largest value in a range
MAX function
The action of moving a selection by dragging it to a new location
Drag and drop
A group of functions that tests for specific conditions, and which typically use conditional tests to determine whether specified conditions are true or false.
Logical functions
Conditions that you specify in a logical function
Criteria
A statistical function that counts the number of cells within a range that meet the given condition and which has 2 arguments - the range of cells to check and the criteria
COUNTIF function
Any value or expression that can be evaluated as being true or false
Logical test
A function that uses a logical test to check whether a condition is met, and then returns one value if true, and another value if false
IF function
Symbols that evaluate each value to determine if it is the same (=), greater than (>), less than (<), or in between a range of values as specified by the criteria
Comparison operators
A format that changes the appearance of a cell based on a condition
Conditional format
A shaded bar that provides a visual cue about the value of a cell relative to other cells
Data bar
The function that retrieves and then displays the date and time from your computer
NOW function
The command that enables you to select one or more rows or columns and lock them into place
Freeze panes
A series of rows and columns with related data that is managed independently from other data
Table
The process of arranging data in a specific order based on the value in each field
Sorting
The process of displaying only a portion of the data based on matching a specific value to show only the data that meets the criteria that you specify
Filtering
The Excel command that enables you to specify rows and columns to repeat on each printed page
Print titles
The labels along the lower border of the workbook window that identify each worksheet
Sheet tabs
A worksheet where totals from other worksheets are displayed and summarized
Summary sheet
The worksheets that contain the details of the information summarized on a summary sheet