What Are Some Uses for Microsoft Excel?

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Uses for Microsoft Excel include analyzing data, managing record data, identifying trends, building charts and forms, and budgeting. Microsoft Excel is an electronic spreadsheet application for storing, organizing and manipulating data and is made by Microsoft for Mac and Windows users.

The preset layouts allow users to create tables for filling in data and information. Users also can sort and filter the list as a database tool, making it easy to manage record data. Both large and small companies use Excel for budgeting. Data in Microsoft Excel can be displayed using graphs, charts and clustered columns. Businesses can also use Excel charts and graphs to identify key trends emerging from the data.