Creating a Chart

Excel charts let you illustrate your workbook data graphically to see trends. Also use charts in Excel to visualize comparisons.


  • Open your Monthly Budget file.
  • Type your income for the month of March in D17.
  • Type your expenses for the month of March in the appropriate cells of column D.
    • The Total Expenses and Savings will be calculated for you because of the formula in each cell.
  • Create an embedded column chart using the expense data for the months of January and February.
    • Important: Do not include the data for rows 16 through 18, and do not include the data for the month of March.
  • Create a title for your chart and name it My Budget.An example:Challenge 15 Example
  • Save and close the document.