GO! ­ Excel Chapter 3: Assessment Project 3 Department Expenses

GO! ­ Excel Chapter 3: Assessment Project 3 Department Expenses

Author: matthew stock


Department Expenses
Project Description:
In the following project, you will edit a worksheet that will be used to summarize the departmental administration expenses for the City of Orange Blossom Beach.
For the purpose of grading the project you are required to perform the following tasks:


Points Possible


Start Excel. Download and open the file namedgo_e03_grader_a3.xlsx.



In the Expenses worksheet, calculate row totals for each Expense item in the range F5:F9. Format F6:F9 with Comma Style, zero decimal places. Calculate column totals for each quarter and for the Annual Total in the range B10:F10.



In cell G5, construct a formula to calculate the Percent of Total by dividing the Annual Total for City Manager by the Annual Total for Totals by Quarter. Use absolute cell references as necessary, format the result in Percent Style, and then Center. Fill the formula down through cell G9.



Create a 3-D Pie chart to chart the Annual Total for each item using the ranges A5:A9 and F5:F9. Move the chart to a new sheet and then name the sheet Administration Costs Chart.



For the chart title, type Summary of Administration Costsand format the chart title using WordArt Style Fill – Dark Red, Accent 1, Shadow—in the first row, the second style. Change the chart title font size to 28.



Remove the Legend from the chart and then add Data Labels formatted so that only the Category Name and Percentage display positioned in the Center. Change the data labels Font Size to 12, and apply Bold and Italic.



Format the Data Series using a 3-D Format effect. Change the Top bevel and Bottom bevel to Circle. Set the Top bevel Width and Height to 50 pt and then set the Bottom bevel Width and Height to 256 pt. Change the Material to the fourth Standard Effect—Metal.



Display the Series Options, and then set the Angle of first slice to 140 so that the City Manager slice is in the front of the pie. Select the City Manager slice, and then explode the slice 10%. Change the Fill Color of the City Manager slice to a Solid fill using Dark Red, Accent 1, Lighter 40%—in the fifth column, the fourth color.


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