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Chapter 31. Business Computing > Working with Words

Working with Words

WORD SELECTION

Circle the word in parentheses that best completes each sentence.

1:Matt designed the (record / spreadsheet) so that the rows showed the type of product and the columns listed the days of the week.
2:How many (programs / records) are in that file?
3:How many (cells / peripherals) are in that spreadsheet?
4:Headlines are usually printed in a larger (font / justification) than the body of the information.
5:(Databases / Records) allow users to organize information in various ways.
6:Enter the amount in the (record / field) called “price.”
7:Gail has very good (word processing / justification) skills; she will be able to produce your letter quickly.
8:Is your computer system connected to a (field / network)?

FIND THE MISFIT

In each group, underline the word that does not belong with the others. Then state why it doesn't belong.

1:font, justification, word processing, network
2:database, records, hardware, information
3:individuals, spreadsheet, cells, rows
4:word processing, database, document, letter
5:hardware, mouse, application, monitor
6:software, application, workstation, program
7:spreadsheet, peripheral, database, word processing
8:hardware, software, peripheral, monitor

USING YOUR WORDS

Use each of the following words or phrases in a sentence that demonstrates that you understand the meaning of the word or phrase.

1:spreadsheet
2:word processing
3:database
4:spreadsheet cells
5:maintain records
6:modem
7:left justify
8:network
9:font
10:merge



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