Homework Project 1
Mountain View Realty
Instructions Exploring – Excel Chapter 4: Homework Project 1
Mountain View Realty
Project Description: A coworker developed a spreadsheet listing houses listed and sold during the past several months. She included addresses, location, list price, selling price, listing date, and date sold. You need to convert the data to a table. You will manage the large worksheet, prepare the worksheet for printing, sort and filter the table, include calculations, and format the table.
Instructions: For the purpose of grading the project you are required to perform the following tasks: Step Instructions Points Possible 1 Start Excel. Open the downloaded file named exploring_e04_grader_h1.xlsx. 0 2 In the Sales Data worksheet, freeze the top row. Hint: On the VIEW tab, in the Window group, click Freeze Panes and then click Freeze Top Row. 5 3 In the Sales Data worksheet, convert the data to a table and apply Table Style Medium 17. Hint: To convert the data, on the INSERT tab, in the Tables group, click Table. To apply the style, on the DESIGN tab, in the Table Styles group, click the More button. 6 4 In the Sales Data worksheet, remove duplicate records in the table. Hint: On the DESIGN tab, in the Tools group, click Remove Duplicates. 5 5 In the Sales Data worksheet, insert a new field to the right of the Selling Price field. Name the new field Percent of List Price. Hint: Right-click the Column E header and click Insert. 6 6 In the Sales Data worksheet, create a formula in cell E2 with structured references to calculate what percent the selling price is of the list price. Format the field with Percent Style with one decimal place in the range E2:E43. Hint: In cell E2, enter the formula =[Selling Price]/[List Price]. To format the range, on the HOME tab, in the Number group, click the Number Format Dialog Box Launcher. 6 7 In the Sales Data worksheet, insert a new field to the right of the Sale Date field. Name the new field Days on Market. Create a formula with structured references to calculate the number of days on the market. Hint: In cell H1, type Days on Market and press ENTER. To insert the formula, in cell H2, type =[Sale Date]-[Listing Date]. 6 8 In the Sales Data worksheet, add a total row to display the average percent of list price and average number of days on market. Apply the General number format to the average number of days on market. Type Averages in cell A44. Hint: To display the Total row, on the DESIGN tab, in the Table Style Options group, click Total Row. To select the function, click the cell, click the arrow, and then click the function. 10 9 In the Sales Data worksheet, sort the table by City in alphabetical order and add a second level to sort by Days on Market with the houses on the market the longest at the top within each city. Hint: On the HOME tab, in the Editing group, click Sort & Filter. 8 10 In the Sales Data worksheet, select the Listing Date and Sale Date fields and set a column width of 11.00. Wrap the column labels in the range E1:H1. Hint: To set the column width, on the HOME tab, in the Cells group, click Format. To wrap the labels, in the Alignment group, click Wrap Text. 6 11 Set up the Sales Data worksheet so that when printed, the first row containing the field names will print as titles on each page. Hint: On the PAGE LAYOUT tab, in the Page Setup group, click Print Titles. 5 12 Display the Sales Data worksheet in Page Break Preview and move the page break to occur between rows 26 and 27, and then change back to Normal view. Hint: To display Page Break Preview, on the VIEW tab, in the Workbook Views group, click Page Break Preview. To insert the page break, click cell A27 and on the PAGE LAYOUT tab, in the Page Setup group, click Breaks. 5 13 Display the Filtered Data worksheet. Convert the table to a range of data. Hint: On the DESIGN tab, in the Tools group, click Convert to Range. 5 14 Filter the data to display the cities of Alpine, Cedar Hills, and Eagle Mountain. Hint: On the HOME tab, in the Editing group, click Sort & Filter. 6 15 Use a custom AutoFilter to display records for houses that were on the market 30 days or more. 5 16 Apply the 3 Arrows (Colored) icon set to the days on market field values. Do not include the field name in the range. Hint: On the HOME tab, in the Styles group, click Conditional Formatting and then point to Icon Sets. 5 17 Apply the Light Blue Data Bar conditional formatting in the Gradient Fill section to the selling prices. Hint: On the HOME tab, in the Styles group, click Conditional Formatting and then point to Data Bars. 5 18 Create a new conditional format that applies Yellow fill (fourth color in the bottom row) and bold font to values that are higher than 98% for the Percent of List Price column. Hint: On the HOME tab, in the Styles group, click Conditional Formatting and then click New Rule. 6 19 Ensure that the worksheets are correctly named and placed in the following order in the workbook: Sales Data, Filtered Data. Save the workbook. Close the workbook and then exit Excel. Submit the workbook as directed. 0 Total Points 100
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