# Graphing in
a Spreadsheet

# by

# Mindy Swain

I graphed the equation
in an Excel Spreadsheet.
First I used Excel to make a table
of values.
x |
f(x) |

-10 |
185 |

-9 |
148 |

-8 |
115 |

-7 |
86 |

-6 |
61 |

-5 |
40 |

-4 |
23 |

-3 |
10 |

-2 |
1 |

-1 |
-4 |

0 |
-5 |

1 |
-2 |

2 |
5 |

3 |
16 |

4 |
31 |

5 |
50 |

6 |
73 |

7 |
100 |

8 |
131 |

9 |
166 |

10 |
205 |

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Then I used the Chart Wizard to make
the following graph:

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Click here
to view the Excel document.

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