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POWER BI DESKTOP EXERCISES
Exercise: Create a map of house price sales by location for the UK
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Create a new Power BI Desktop file, and load data from both worksheets in the Excel workbook in the above folder.
In Query Editor, solve this problem:
Make the first row of the table into the row headers for it.
Create a relationship between the two tables:
The two tables weren't automatically linked because the field names aren't the same.
Now create a slicer allowing you to show only certain types of houses:
Choose to show detached houses - no terraced houses for this exercise!
Now create a map showing the number of sales of this house type for our September 2016 data by location:
Things aren't looking good - Power BI Desktop is not recognising that the locations are all in the UK.
To get your map to load more quickly, apply a filter to it so that you only see house sales where the sales price was at least £1,000,000.
Create an additional column in the main table suffixing , UK onto the end of each location, and use this instead in your map:
Save this as North South divide, then close down the Power BI instance containing it.