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Microsoft Excel

What is Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel is an interactive computer application developed by Microsoft. It is a spreadsheet system that is capable of quick arithmetic calculations, pivot tables, graphing functions, and macro programming that make it indispensable in an analyst’s skillset. It comprises a tabular format of rows and columns and is very handy in organizing, processing, and analyzing data. To learn more about how to use Excel, check out the following FREE Excel Crash Course.

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