# Use absolute cell referencing and the percentage Gross Sales Increase from the Assumptions Table to calculate the project.

Excel Assignment 1
1.
Create a projected profits worksheet using the template available in D2L under the content tab entitled Excel
Assignment 1 Template.
2.
Bold all text in column A.
3.
Under the Assumptions
table enter:
10% for Gross Sales Increase
5% for Wages Increase
5% for Cost of Goods
2% for Advertising Increase
in column B next to each category and format as percent with 1 decimal place.
4.
This projected profits worksheet
covers a
5 year
period
so
in
cell C10 enter the year 2021.
Then
copy cells B10
and C10 to cells
D10, E10, and F10 respectively.
Used what you learned in the Excel tutorials so you end up with
the years 2020

2024 as column headings in row 10.
5.
In cell B15, calculate Total Income (use the sum function).
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In cell B24, calculate Total Expenses (use the sum function).
Format as currency with 2 decimal places
7.
In cell B26 calculate Net profit which is Total income minus Total expenses.
Format as currency with 2 decima
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8.
Gross Sales are predicted to increase by 10% per year for the next 4 year
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In cell C12
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alculate projected Gross
Sales
.
Use absolute cell referencing and the percentage Gross Sales Increase from the Assumptions Table to
calculate the project
ed Gross Sales for 2022. Do not use the actual percentage (10
%
)
in the formula. Instead
use the cell address where the Gross Sales Increase is stored in the table.
T
hen copy the formula to the
remaining year columns.
Adjust column widths as necessary to properly display data.
9.
Sales incentives are not expected to increase so just copy the 5,000 in
cell B13 to the remaining year
columns
.
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Similar to what you did in #8 above, calculate projected Wages, Cost of Goods Sold, and Advertising for the years
2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024.
Format as number with commas and 2 decimal points.
Use absolute cell
referencing and percent increase
from the Assumptions Table.
11.
Rent and Supplies are not expected to increase so just copy to 2020 numbers to the remaining year columns.
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Copy the formulas for Total Income, Total Expenses, and Net Profit to the columns for the years 2021, 2022,
202
3, and 2024.
Format as currency with 2 decimal places.
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Create a line chart that graphs Total Income, Total Expenses, and Net Profit for the years 2020

2024.
Place the
chart just below the Net Profit row.
Add a chart title “Projected Profits” and make sure the legend correctly
identifies
the chart lines as Total Income, Total Expenses, and Net Profit.
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at the top of the spreadsheet
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Save the file with your last name and first name as the file name. Using the name John Smith as an example, the
Excel file name would
be SmithJohn.xlsx.