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How is the internet important to The internet is of importance to these applications as new design templates and features can be downloaded and updated using the internet. a. MS Word In MS Word using the mailing menu, emails and letters can be sent to several recipients through the use of internet. b. MS Excel File can be send as fax through the internet in MS Excel c. MS PowerPoint In MS PowerPoint more themes in design menu can be gotten through content update using the internet. 2. State the difference between a. Internet and Intranet INTERNET is a global interconnection of networks that connects computers and devices worldwide while INTRANET is a private network connection or a website that connects computers only within an organization or a company that does not connect directly to the internet. Giving privacy to data to avoid hacking by unauthorized people. (http://faalacademy.wordpress.com/2013/02/17/difference-between-internet-intranet-andextranet/) b. Hardware and Software Hardware is a physical device something that you're able to touch and see. For example, the computer monitor you're viewing this text on or the mouse you're using to navigate is considered computer hardware while Software is code and instructions that tell a computer and/or hardware how to operate. This code can be viewed and executed using a computer or other hardware device. However, without any hardware software would not exist. An examples of software is Microsoft Windows, an operating system that allows you to control your computer and other programs that run on it. Hardware is the actual components that your computer is made of: ram, rom, motherboard, modem, wireless chip etc. Software is any program that you load onto a computer: the operating system (Windows, Linux) games or applications. (http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_difference_between_hardware_and_software)

3. Highlight 7 similarities and 5 differences between a. PowerPoint and Excel Similarities 1. Both PowerPoint and Excel are components of Microsoft Office application. 2. Both enable user to insert illustrations such as charts, clip arts and pictures onto a file. 3. Charts and graphs created in Excel can be used in a PowerPoint presentation and vice versa. 4. Similarly a table created in PowerPoint or Excel can be used in either of the documents. 5. Macros can be created, run, deleted in both PowerPoint and excel 6. Both word and excel allow user to comment in file. 7. Font formatting of present in both application where user can change text color, size etc. 8. Permission (password) can be set to a file for security purpose in but applications. Differences 1. PowerPoint is for creating presentations in a sort of virtual slide show format while Excel is for creating spread sheets and analyzing the data that you enter into these spreadsheets. 2. PowerPoint document consists of slides while excel consist of spreadsheets. 3. PowerPoint user can use various animations and transition schemes, videos and sounds to present materials while Excel you cannot. 4. PowerPoint creates and saves file with an extension as .ppt while Excels extension is .xls 5. PowerPoint default file name is Presentation while Excel default file name is Book 6. Excel is used for charts and graphs while PowerPoint allow user to perform slide shows b. Word and PowerPoint Similarities Both Word and PowerPoint are components of Microsoft Office application. User can cut, copy and paste from either word or PowerPoint vice versa. Both word and PowerPoint provide drawing tools and room to insert picture, clip art, shapes etc. Font formatting of present in both application where user can change text color, size etc. Macros can be created, run, deleted in both word and PowerPoint. Both word and PowerPoint allow user to comment in file. Both enable user to insert illustrations such as charts, clip arts and pictures onto a file. Permission (password) can be set to a file for security purpose in but applications.

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Differences Word is used for typing personal and official letters or document while PowerPoint is the component that is used to create presentations slides. Animations and transition schemes, videos and sounds can be used in PowerPoint while it cannot be used in word. Word creates and saves file with an extension as .doc while PowerPoint is .ppt Word consists of pages while PowerPoint consist of slides Word default file name is Document while PowerPoint default file name is Presentation

4. a. State the importance of Excel Excel is used mostly for statistical worksheet, calculation of values and data using formulas. Excel has automatic calculation options and therefore time saving and accurate. Excel is important as it can be used for managing data. and not just it, There is so much more that it can do. Its a powerful application. it can communicate with third party programs. Import and export data. you can define formulas in its cells and it can perform calculations using the data that you import and give you final results. It is used to manage huge data bases. b. Apart from MS PowerPoint which other software can you use for presentation? LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org Impress (Windows/Mac/Linux) Keynote (Mac) Google Docs (Web) SlideRocket (Web) Mind Map (Web) Beamer (LaTeX) (Windows/Mac/Linux) Prezi (Web/Win/Mac/Linux/iOS (http://lifehacker.com/5888189/five-best-powerpoint-alternatives)