Information Technology: Basic Monthly Budget for Medical Office (Comprehensive Review)

Basic Monthly Budget for Medical Office (Comprehensive Review) Starter File: Chapter 1 CiP Exercise 1 Difficulty: Level 1 Creating and maintaining budgets are common practices in many careers. Budgets play a critical role in helping a business or household control expenditures. In this exercise you will create a budget for a hypothetical medical office while reviewing the skills covered in this chapter. Begin the exercise by opening the file named Chapter 1 CiP Exercise 1. Entering, Editing, and Managing Data 1. Activate all the cell locations in the Sheet1 worksheet by left clicking the Select All button in the upper left corner of the worksheet. 2. In the Home tab of the Ribbon, set the font style to Arial and the font size to 12 points. 3. Increase the width of Column A so all the entries in the range A3:A8 are visible. Place the mouse pointer between the letter A and letter B of Column A and Column B. When the mouse pointer changes to a double arrow, left click and drag it to the right until the character width is 18.00. 4. Enter Quarter 1 in cell B2. 5. Use AutoFill to complete the headings in the range C2:E2. Activate cell B2 and place the mouse pointer over the Fill Handle. When the mouse pointer changes to a black plus sign, left click and drag it to cell E2. 6. Increase the width of Columns B, C, D, and E to 10.14 characters. Highlight the range B2:E2 and click the Format button in the Home tab of the Ribbon. Click the Column Width option, type 10.14 in the Column Width dialog box, and then click the OK button in the Column Width dialog box. 7. Enter the words Medical Office Budget in cell A1. Saylor URL: http://www.saylor.org/books Saylor.org 94 8. Insert a blank column between Columns A and B. Activate any cell location in Column B. Then, click the drop-down arrow of the Insert button in the Home tab of the Ribbon. Click the Insert Sheet Columns option. 9. Enter the words Budget Cost in cell B2. 10. Adjust the width of Column B to 13.29 characters. Formatting and Basic Charts 11. Merge the cells in the range A1:F1. Highlight the range and click the Merge & Center button in the Home tab of the Ribbon. 12. Make the following format adjustments to the range A1:F1: bold; italics; change the font size to 14 points; change the cell fill color to Aqua, Accent 5, Darker 50%; and change the font color to white. 13. Increase the height of Row 1 to 24.75 points. 14. Center the title of the worksheet in the range A1:F1 vertically. Activate the range and then click the Middle Align button in the Home tab of the Ribbon. 15. Make the following format adjustment to the range A2:F2: bold; and change the cell fill color to Tan, Background 2, Darker 10%. 16. Set the alignment in cell B2 to Wrap Text. Activate the cell location and click the Wrap Text button in the Home tab of the Ribbon. 17. Copy cell C3 and paste the contents into the range D3:F3. 18. Copy the contents in the range C6:C8 by highlighting the range and clicking the Copy button in the Home tab of the Ribbon. Then, highlight the range D6:F8 and click the Paste button in the Home tab of the Ribbon. 19. Calculate the total budget for all four quarters for the salaries. Activate cell B3 and click the down arrow on the AutoSum button in the Formulas tab of the Ribbon. Click the Sum option from the drop down list. Then, highlight the range C3:F3 and press the ENTER key on your keyboard. 20. Copy the contents of cell B3 and paste them into the range B4:B8. 21. Format the range B3:F8 with a US dollar sign and zero decimal places. 22. Sort the data in the range A2:F8 based on the values in the Quarter 4 column in ascending order. Highlight the range A2:F8 and click the Sort button in the Data tab of the Ribbon. Select Quarter 4 in Saylor URL:

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