# NC Online Computer Skills Test Spreadsheet

NC Computer Skills Test

## Terms

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Chart
A way to present information from a spreadsheet in the form of graphs or tables.
Row
The horizontal divisions in a spreadsheet named with a number.
Ascending order
Organizing or sorting information in order from smallest to largest, or A-Z or 1-9
Active Cell
The thick-bordered cell where you can enter numbers or formulas in a spreadsheet.
Table
Columns and rows of cells that can be filled with text that are used to organize information
Graph
A picture shows the relationship of one or more sets of numbers to each other. Some types are line, bar, area, and pie.
Axis
A feature of a chart, on which you can plot numbers. The horizontal line is called the X-_____, and the vertical line is called the Y-_____.
Line Graph
A graph used to display trends and compare data.
Cell
The space at the intersection of a row and column in a spreadsheet.
Sort
Arranging information in a specific order (usually ascending and descending).
Circle graph
A picture showing the relationship of two or more sets of data using a circle.
Calculate
The working of mathematical equations. Formulas that are usually used in spreadsheets allow the computer to automatically perform calculations.
Pictogram
Pictures used to create a bar graph chart
Pie graph
Circle graph divided into pieces that look like portions of a pie.
Entry bar
The field where information is entered in a spreadsheet.
Value
The term for a number in a spreadsheet that can be added, subtracted, multiplied or divided.
Label
The term given to the words entered on a spreadsheet, usually naming a column.
Bar graph
One type of graph developed from spreadsheet data that uses parallel bars to compare data and changes in data over time.
Descending order
Organizing or sorting information in order from largest to smallest, Z-A or 9-1