# Excel Project 3 – MS Excel (Fall 2018) Use the project description HERE to complete this activity

Excel Project 3 – MS Excel (Fall 2018)

Use the project description HERE to complete this activity. For a review of the complete rubric used in grading this exercise, click on the Assignments tab, then on the title Excel Project #3. Click on Show Rubrics if the rubric is not already displayed.

Summary

Create a Microsoft Excel file with four worksheets that provides extensive use of Excel capabilities for charting. The charts will be copied into a Microsoft PowerPoint file and the student will develop appropriate findings and recommendations based on analysis of the data.

A large rental car company has two metropolitan locations, one at the airport and another centrally located in downtown. It has been operating since 2015 and each location summarizes its car rental revenue quarterly. Both locations rent four classes of cars: economy, premium, hybrid, SUV. Rental revenue is maintained separately for the four classes of rental vehicles.

The data for this case resides in the file fall2018rentalcars.txt and can be downloaded by clicking on the Assignments tab, then on the data tile name. It is a text file (with the file type .txt).

Do not create your own data, you must use the data provided and only the data provided.

Default Formatting. All labels, text, and numbers will be Arial 10, There will be \$ and comma and decimal point variations for numeric data, but Arial 10 will be the default font and font size.

1

Open Excel and save a blank workbook with the following name:

a. “Student’s First InitialLast Name Excel Project 3” Example: JSmith Excel Project 3

b. Set Page Layout Orientation to Landscape

Use Print Preview to review how the first worksheet would print.

2 Change the name of the worksheet to Analysis by.

3

In the Analysis by worksheet:

a. Beginning in Row 1, enter the four labels in column A (one label per row) in the following order: Name:, Class/Section:, Project:, Date Due:

b. Place a blank row between each label. Please note the colon : after each label.

c. Align the labels to the right side in the cells

It may be necessary to adjust the column width so the four labels are clearly visible within Column C (not extending into Column D).

Format for text in column A:

• Arial 10 point • Normal font • Right-align all four

labels in the cells