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Question;Devry BIS155 week 3 iLabDevry BIS155 week 3 iLab You are an intern with the Regional Realty Association and are analyzing;the claim made by Alice Barr Realty that "we get your price." You have;prepared a spreadsheet that shows data relating to 3 months' sales by;Alice Barr Realty. You are going to determine the percent of asking;price for each home sold and analyze the sales data to determine the;true track record of the company in selling homes for the asking price.;Deliverables;Turn in one workbook titled lab3_yourlastname to the Dropbox. When;submitting the workbook, provide a comment in the Dropbox comments area;explaining what you learned from completing this lab activity.;iLAB STEPS;STEP 1: Open, Save, and Document the Workbook (5 points);Back to Top;You must open a workbook that lists home sales for 3 months.;Download the file chap4_cap_barr from DocSharing, Lab Materials.;Open the workbook in Excel, and save it as Lab3_Yourlastname.xlsx.;Insert a documentation sheet that includes title, author, date;and purpose. Format it appropriately, including changing the Sheet Name;to Documentation. At the end of this activity, you will be asked to;provide a conclusion as to whether this realty company "really gets your;price.;How to use the lab videos;Please do not rely solely on the videos to complete this week's lab. The videos may not exactly match the official lab instructions, and may not show all the steps required.;For full credit, follow the written instructions on the;main iLab page and the linked Step by Step guides. Check your work;against the screen shots in the written instructions and the Lab and;Project Grading Criteria provided in Doc Sharing. The videos can still;help you, by showing operations that are similar to but not exactly the;same as those needed for the lab. Use the videos as a rough visual;guide, but not as your only source of directions.;If you have any questions, please post in the Q & A Forum or contact your instructor.;STEP 2: Add Calculations and Format Sales Data Worksheet (10 points);Back to Top;A formula is used to calculate the percent of asking price, and this;formula is applied to all listed sales. You will format the list in an;attractive and useful manner.;Calculate the percent of asking price for each sale (selling price;divided by asking price). Enter the formula in Column F. Format Column F;as a percentage with one decimal.;Format Columns D and E as currency, with no decimals. Format;Columns G and H as dates so just the day and month (for example, 5-May);are visible. You will need to use the Number Format dropdown list;select More Number Formats, and select the Date category.;Widen columns to make all data and headings visible. Format titles as appropriate. Bold and center the column headings.;Your Sales Data worksheet will look something like this;Lab 3, Step 2 Video;This video walks through the current steps in this week's;Lab. The video may provide alternative ways of completing steps and may;not cover all required steps. It is provided as a tool to help you, but;please ensure that you have completed all steps as described in the;instructions and Step by Step guides.;** Please be patient when loading these videos because they can be large.;STEP 3: Sort Data and Create Summary Report and Chart (10 points);Back to Top;Before analyzing data, it is a good idea to copy the data to a new;worksheet so that you have a back-up copy of the original data. Right;click on the Sales Data sheet tab and select Move or Copy. Create a copy;of the current spreadsheet and move it to the end. Name the sheet;Sorted Data.;Download the Lab 3, Step 3 Instructions.;Lab 3, Step 3A Video;This video walks through the current step(s) in this;week's Lab. The video may provide alternative ways of completing steps;and may not cover all required steps. It is provided as a tool to help;you, but please ensure that you have completed all steps as described in;the instructions and Step-by-Step guides.;** Please be patient when loading these videos as they can be large.;In order to sort the data, you must convert them to a data table. Format the data table to look attractive.;Sort the data by selling agent (A to Z) and then by asking price (largest to smallest).;Convert the sorted data back into a range, and create a summary;report showing the total asking price and total selling price by selling;agent.;Lab 3, Step 3D Video;This video walks through the current steps in this week's;Lab. The video may provide alternative ways of completing steps and may;not cover all required steps. It is provided as a tool to help you, but;please ensure that you have completed all steps as described in the;instructions and Step by Step guides.;** Please be patient when loading these videos because they can be large.;Create a column chart that shows the difference by agent between asking price and selling price.;STEP 4: Filter the Data (5 points);Back to Top;Download the Lab 3, Step 4 Instructions.;Create another copy of the original sales data. Rename the sheet Filtered Data.;Convert the range to a table, and then filter to show only those properties sold in Miami by agent Carey.;Lab 3, Step 4 Video;This video walks through the current steps in this;week's Lab. The video may provide alternative ways of completing steps;and may not cover all required steps. It is provided as a tool to help;you, but please ensure that you have completed all steps as described in;the instructions and Step by Step guides.;** Please be patient when loading these videos because they can be large.;STEP 5: Apply Conditional Formatting (5 points);Back to Top;You determine that one measure of how well the company "gets your price;is to set a scale. Excellent performance is at or above the asking;price. Good performance is between 95% and 100%. Below 95% is average;performance. You will create conditional formatting rules to display;graphically the performance level for each sale. Make a copy of the;original sales data chart. Name the new sheet Conditional Format.;Download the Lab 3, Step 5 Instructions.;Select the data range and insert a table.;Use Advanced Formatting to set up the following conditional formatting rules for the field Percent of Asking Price.;Greater than or equal to 100% = GREEN;95% to 99.9% = YELLOW;Less than 95% = RED;Use Percent of Asking Price as the Sort Key, and sort by color with green first, then yellow, and then red.;Lab 3, Step 5 Video;This video walks through the current steps in this;week's Lab. The video may provide alternative ways of completing steps;and may not cover all required steps. It is provided as a tool to help;you, but please ensure that you have completed all steps as described in;the instructions and Step by Step guides.;** Please be patient when loading these videos because they can be large.;STEP 6: Create a Pivot Table (10 points);Back to Top;Now that you have sorted, subtotaled, filtered, and conditionally;formatted the data, you have a few more questions to answer. You want to;see average percentage of selling price by agent and by city. This will;allow you to see whether there are any patterns based on the city or;based on the salesperson. To do this kind of comparison, you decide to;create a pivot table.;Download the Lab 3, Step 6 Instructions.;Open the Sales Data worksheet. Select the Sales Data range;(A3:H33). From the Formulas tab, select Define Name from the Defined;Names group. Name the range of cells SalesData.;Create a pivot table based on the named range, SalesData. Create the pivot table in a new worksheet.;Select Selling Agent as your Row Labels and City as your;Column Labels. Select Percent of Sales as your Values. Change the;Summary type for Percent of Sales to average, the Number Format to;percent, and the Name to Average Percent of Asking Price. Apply Data;Bars Conditional Formatting to the percentages. Hide the Field Headers.;Rename the sheet PivotTable, and move it so that it is the last tab in the worksheet.;Lab 3, Step 6 Video;This video walks through the current steps in this;week's Lab. The video may provide alternative ways of completing steps;and may not cover all required steps. It is provided as a tool to help;you, but please ensure that you have completed all steps as described in;the instructions and Step by Step guides.;** Please be patient when loading these videos because they can be large.;STEP 7: Draw a Conclusion (5 points);Back to Top;On the Documentation Sheet, add a section called Analysis. Based on your;data analysis, do you believe that Barr Realty should be allowed to;advertise that they "Get your price?" Justify your answer by referring;to the data analysis you have just completed.;Submit your completed workbook to the Dropbox. Make sure you post a comment about what you learned when submitting the file.

 

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