Spreadsheets are a type of software for handling large amounts of data, often numerical. They consist of a grid of cells, although a spreadsheet files often contain more than one sheet.

A cell is where a row and column cross to make a box for you to enter data in.

cell A6 in a spreadsheetRows go horizontally across the screen.

Columns go vertically down the screen.

A cell gets its name from the column and row it's in. For example, A6 (Column A, Row 6).

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