**
Excel 2007 Solver If the solver has been
loaded into Excel, it appears in the analysis group under the data tab. If not, you
must load the solver. The screen shot below is from the Excel help.**

** EXCEL
2003:The Solver. If installed, Solver will appear on your Tools
menu. If you do not see Solver on your
Tools menu, you must install it. To do so, find the Add Ins... option on the
Tools menu and select it. Then scroll down the list of add ins until you find the
Solver Add-In and check the box as shown below. Then hit OK. If you are
asked whether you want to install the add-in, reply Yes... **

**If the installation
is successful, you will find that Solver... has been added to your Tools.... menu.**

**
Solver for Excel on the Mac:
Newer versions of Excel for the Mac do not include the solver. It is
available for download from
http://www.solver.com/mac/dwnmacsolver.htm **
**IT DOES NOT
WORK VERY WELL. You should consider running Excel on a PC. You can always
use the machines in room 191.**

If you haven't used EXCEL,
there are several good tutorials available online, including

Basic EXCEL spreadhseet
tutorials:

http://www.usd.edu/trio/tut/excel/

http://homepage.cs.uri.edu/tutorials/csc101/pc/excel97/excel.html

http://www.baycongroup.com/el0.htm

http://david.horner.faculty.noctrl.edu/Excel_tutorial/home.html

http://phoenix.phys.clemson.edu/tutorials/excel/index.html

Advanced

Basic EXCEL solver tutorial
http://www.kem.ae.poznan.pl/Books/Excel-Solver/T2/T2.htm

Advanced EXCEL solver tutorial
http://www.solver.com/tutorial.htm