Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that you can create balance statements, expense reports, charts, graphs, and so on. It uses formulas which does the mathematics for you. Some of the commands used in Excel are the some in Microsoft Word. You have open, save, new, print, and font. The newest version of excel is Microsoft Excel 2013. Here is a screenshot of excel when you click on Excel 2013.
Here are the options that are available when Excel is opened. You can choose from the various templates or you can use a blank template. When open up Excel, it list the files that you have recently opened.