|Activity: Job Offer
Summer is rapidly approaching and you are looking for a job. You just got a fabulous offer in the mail. Here’s the letter:
So which plan did you choose? Let’s see if you made a wise decision. Make a chart like the one below to help you. Extend it to 22 days. (You will be working for 22 days. We’re not counting Saturdays and Sundays as work days.)
Entry manually the appropriate values Rows 1 and 2. See above.
Enter a formula in F2: =C2-E2
Use Excel Formulas for row 3 entries.
In A3: =A2 + 1
In B3: =B2 + 2
In C3: =C2 + B3
In D3: =D2 * 2
In E3: =E2 + D3
Fill down the entries in row 2.
What have you discovered?
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