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Science project data and graph

Postby maryam81 » Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:52 am

My son's project is which drink raise the blood pressure the most. The drinks we are experimenting are Pepsi, Sprite, Cole and Water.
can anyone tell me about any excel sheet format or any app or any data programme which we can use for his experiment ?


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Re: Science project data and graph

Postby HowardE » Tue Feb 10, 2015 12:15 pm

Most if not all of the office products will offer you a spreadsheet and let you turn your data into a chart. Microsoft Office with Excel is a good choice. If you don't have that, Open Office is good and free, and you can use Google's online tools at with your Google account.

After you enter and manipulate your data, you simply highlight your data and create/insert a chart.

Do you have some specific questions about using a spreadsheet or did you just want to generally if something like Excel was the right tool for the job? It is, and the free alternatives work just as well in most cases.


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