In this assignment, you apply Microsoft® Excel® formatting to a business example. You will use this skill to enter and analyze data using charts.

Assignment Steps Resources:

•Microsoft® Office Help and Training

•Other tutorials available online
•Week 3 video: “Excel 2016 Essential Training”
Read the following business scenario:

Your company has asked you to create a spreadsheet to analyze the following data. The data will be reviewed for top salespeople bonuses and commissions payments based on individual sales. Averages will be used to analyze month-over-month sales throughout the years. Use the Sales Analysis Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet and apply formatting to accomplish the following: •Calculate total sales using the SUM function.

•Calculate total sales for each quarter. (March, June, and September each represent a quarter.). A quarter is three months.

•Calculate average sales for each quarter to help determine 4th-quarter potential sales. •Highlight the top salesperson in each quarter.

•Generate a Microsoft® Excel® chart or graph that displays the total sales by region to identify the highest and lowest selling regions.

•Insert a hyperlink to the company’s web page. (You can use any business web page for this example.)

•Change your spreadsheet to a page or print layout view to be sure it fits well on a printed 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of paper.