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How to Filter and Sort Data in Google Sheets

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Looking at a large set of data in Google Sheets, it is difficult to make heads or tails of all the information. Making a graph or chart can add some clarity but usually paints the data with too broad of strokes to make sense of individual numbers. Using the filter tool in Google Sheets you can narrow down your data set and sort it into an easier to digest set.

This tool is equally useful to both businesses and educational institutions. By filtering and sorting, you can create spreadsheets that can be analyzed and understood at a glance, whether it is your department’s annual budget or your third grade class attendance sheet.

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