Chapter 1

Math and Spreadsheet Skills

There are five topics that are designed to introduce the spreadsheet and its use in investigating mathematical concepts.

The topics of this chapter can be accessed by clicking their names.

Topic Name An Image from the Topic Brief Description
Creating Spreadsheet Charts Demonstrates some of the charting abilities of Excel 2000
Using a Spreadsheet to Plot Curved Shapes - Part A Explains how to calculate tables for use in graphing
Using a Spreadsheet to Plot Curved Shapes - Part B Explains how to produce the graphs from the table
Pythagoras' Theorem Demonstrates the theorem - Introduces Sines and Cosines
Ratio of the Circumference of a Circle to its Diameter Introduces the Spread Sheet, employs it to estimate the length of an arc of a circle in order to estimate the ratio of circumference to diameter

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