Setting up Data and Plot Windows

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Any spreadsheet will allow students to input numerical data and then view a plot of these data. Most spreadsheets can display the table and the graph onscreen at the same time. This allows students to experiment with changing values in the table and observing the results in the plot.

In Microsoft Excel 5.0 the table and plot can be set up in separate windows as shown:

The spreadsheets in this unit should load as in the illustration, and are fully active.

If you cannot open the spreadsheet examples:

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Margaret Sinclair