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Excel Chapter 9 Assessment – Cleansing Inventory Data

Grader – Instructions Excel 2019 Project

YO19_Excel_Ch09_Assessment_Cleansing_Inventory_Data

Project Description:

You currently work part-time in an automotive parts store. Because word of your knowledge of Excel has spread, you have been contacted by the district manager. The database used for keeping track of inventory has been corrupted, causing some issues with the inventory data. You have been asked to use your expertise in Excel to clean the inventory data.


Steps to Perform:

Step

Instructions

Points Possible

1

Start Excel. Open the downloaded workbook named Excel_Ch09_PS2_Inventory.xlsx. Grader has automatically added your last name to the beginning of the filename. Save the file to the location where you are storing your files.

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There are duplicate rows of data in the Inventory worksheet. These duplicate records need to be removed before the data can be further cleansed.

Remove any duplicates that exist in the Inventory worksheet. Duplicate records are any records with the same InventoryCode and ItemNumber.

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3

The data for the Category/Manufacture has extra spaces, non-printable characters, and the case of the text needs altered in order to successfully cleanse the data. This process will take several steps and it will be easier if each step is completed in separate columns.

Enter the text Step 1 in cell G1.

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The data in column C has nonprintable characters before and after the data contained in each cell. In cell G2, enter a formula to remove any nonprintable characters from column C. Copy the formula down the column.

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Enter the text Step 2 in cell H1.

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There are several spaces before and after the data in column G that need to be removed.

In cell H2, enter a formula to remove any extra spaces in the data from column G. Copy the formula down the column.

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The category and manufacturer should be in two separate columns. Enter the text Category in cell I1.

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Enter the text Manufacturer in cell J1.

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Use Flash Fill to place the category data from column H in proper case in column I. Use Flash Fill to place the Manufacturer data from column H into the new column J. Owing to the nature of the data, Flash Fill will need to be invoked from the Data tab. Mac users will need to use the Text to Columns feature.

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A new ItemCode will be constructed from the InventoryCode and ItemNumber columns. The first part of the ItemCode will be the InventoryCode displayed as uppercase letters.

Enter the text InvCode in cell K1. In cell K2, enter a formula to display the inventory code from column A as all uppercase letters. Copy the formula down the column.

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Enter the text ItemCode in cell L1. The ItemCode is a combination of the inventory code in all uppercase letters, with the item number appended to it. For example, the first ItemCode should be UARM423949. Use the appropriate function in column L to create this new ItemCode and fill the function down the column.

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Save and close Excel_Ch09_PS2_Inventory.xlsx. Exit Excel. Submit your files as directed.

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Total Points

20

Created On: 12/14/2019 1 YO19_Excel_Ch09_Assessment – Cleansing Inventory Data 1.0

Inventory

InventoryCode ItemNumber Category/Manufacturer SellingPrice WholeSale Units/Description
uaRM 423949 �ACCESSORIES Balkamp � 6.5 5.35 2 yellow round side markers
ULkk 653258 � BRAKES Balkamp � 8.45 5.9355 1 spindle lock nut kit
vrrL 708778 � OIL Quaker State � 6.99 6.3117 1 qt
mExy 946463 � OIL Pennzoil� 8.25 6.94 1 qt
KuKK 703086 � Paint Sharpe � 9 7.62 1 spray gun service kit
aQky 131819 � BRAKES McGard � 13.79 9.14 4 locks
xgag 756385 � Paint Evercraft � 12.99 9.19 5 spray gun nozzle gaskets
UkgH 811862 � ACCESSORIES NAPA � 11.5 9.35 1 universal license plate light
VqnV 127037 � EQUIPMENT Balkamp � 12.99 10.89 3 antifreeze testers
kkQk 971190 � EQUIPMENT Viper � 15.49 13.62 3 antifreeze filters
Hbbb 040715 � SHOCKS NAPA � 16.09 14.55 2 shock mate boot kits
KKmp 081885 � SEALANTS Permatex � 19.49 15.00 6 tubes gasket sealant
NBEz 623171 � TOOLS NAPA� 19.25 15.34 4 grinding wheels
ULkk 653258 � BRAKES Balkamp � 8.45 5.9355 1 spindle lock nut kit
ajjj 299429 � TOOLS NAPA� 19.25 15.34 4 grinding wheels
ipip 186104 � CHEMICALS K&W� 21.49 16.18 5 cans radiator stop leak
HmmS 183636 � WELDERS Vise Grip � 25.19 16.53 3 rolls metal solder
iMlS 714742 � Paint 3M � 21.4 17.48 3 spray gun filters
Xkmk 128797 � WELDERS Balkamp � 29.49 23.09 4 soldering gun tips
ppog 274771 � Paint 3M � 29 27.62 6 rolls masking tape
Qqal 577395 � CHEMICALS Altrom Chemicals � 40.99 28.51 6 cans fuel injector cleaner
fssf 532981 � CHEMICALS NAPA� 51.49 38.18 5 gallons RV antifreeze
eHge 282483 � BRAKES NAPA � 47.99 44.94 4 pads
aaaY 117903 � SHOCKS KYB� 92.99 78.00 2 rear shocks
lnzF 836202 � TOOLS DeWalt � 252.49 206.65 1 grinder
VqnV 127037 � EQUIPMENT Balkamp � 12.99 10.89 3 antifreeze testers
Hbbb 040715 � SHOCKS NAPA � 16.09 14.55 2 shock mate boot kits

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