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Data Analysis with Spreadsheets

Learn how to analyze data with spreadsheets using functions such as SUM(), AVERAGE(), and VLOOKUP().

  • 3 hours
  • 0 Videos
  • 27 Exercises
  • 10,523 Participants
  • 2,700 XP

Course Description

This course will dig deeper into some of the core functionality of Google Sheets. There's a whole bunch of predefined functions we'll cover, like SUM() and AVERAGE(), and VLOOKUP(). We'll apply these techniques to do some analysis on your grades in school, look at performance statistics within a company, track monthly sales, and look at some real geographical information about the countries of the world.

Learn how to analyze data with spreadsheets using functions such as SUM(), AVERAGE(), and VLOOKUP().

Course Outline

  1. 1

    Predefined functions

    This chapter introduces a very useful feature in Google Sheets: predefined functions. You'll use these functions to solve complex problems without having to worry about specific calculations. We’ll cover a lot of predefined functions, including functions for numbers, functions for strings, and functions for dates.

  1. 1

    Predefined functions

    This chapter introduces a very useful feature in Google Sheets: predefined functions. You'll use these functions to solve complex problems without having to worry about specific calculations. We’ll cover a lot of predefined functions, including functions for numbers, functions for strings, and functions for dates.

  2. 2

    Conditional functions and lookups

    In the last chapter of the course, you'll master more advanced functions like IF() and VLOOKUP(). Conditional and lookup functions won’t seem so scary after you completed this chapter.

Vincent Vankrunkelsven
Vincent Vankrunkelsven

Data Science Instructor at DataCamp

Vincent has a Master's degree in Computer Science and has several years of experience with spreadsheets in a professional context. He experienced first-hand the difficulties that come with creating a spreadsheet that is beautiful as well as functional. This made him passionate about teaching people how to use spreadsheets correctly.

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  • Richie Cotton

    Richie Cotton

Course Instructor

Vincent Vankrunkelsven
Vincent Vankrunkelsven

Data Science Instructor at DataCamp

Vincent has a Master's degree in Computer Science and has several years of experience with spreadsheets in a professional context. He experienced first-hand the difficulties that come with creating a spreadsheet that is beautiful as well as functional. This made him passionate about teaching people how to use spreadsheets correctly.

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  • Richie Cotton

    Richie Cotton

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