This sheet is a mock example of a person's expenses over the course of three months. It asks students to use technology like excel or google sheets to create tables of expenses. Then compare those tables with an average monthly spending budget sheet. This is mainly to be used to have students practice entering data into the spreadsheet and use the "sum" and "average" equations in the spreadsheet. Afterwards, the students can compare the expenses with the income to see if the budget is over or under the allotted amount given in the salary.
- Students will need to know how to open an excel or google spreadsheet
- Students will need to know how to take averages and totals
- Students will use these skills to construct their own budget sheet that applies to their lives.
- Typical business courses move into checking and savings accounts after finishing up with budget sheets.