Excel | Basic tables exercise | Sort/Filter Tables - Exercise

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Software ==> Excel  (145 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Basic tables  (6 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Excel Intermediate
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Open the file contained within the folder name shown above.

Excel file used for sorting and filtering

The top part of the file looks like this pre-sorting/filtering

Sort the table by:

  • Course level; then
  • Start time; then
  • Cost.

The top part of your file should resemble this:

The file has been sorted

The table has now been sorted on 3 columns.

Debbie has asked for Monday evening off.  Use filtering to show rows where:

  • The instructor is Debbie; and
  • The day is Monday; and
  • The time is after 17:00.

This should find the following classes that you need to find cover for:

Using filtering to find entries that match criteria

There are just 2 classes that Debbie has on Monday evenings.

The sports hall floor is being deep cleaned on Wednesday evening at 8pm.  Use filtering to find the classes you need to cancel - that is, where:

  • The venue is the sports hall; and
  • The day is Wednesday; and
  • The time is greater than or equal to 20:00.

This should find the following classes that need to be cancelled:

Using filtering in Excel

There are only 2 classes that need to be cancelled.

Use Save As... to save the file in your own new Excel work folder.

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