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• Level: GCSE
• Subject: ICT
• Word count: 4187

# The aim of this project is to design a new system for anyone to use to model the cost of a trip. I have decided to manage a spreadsheet for the Head of History, who is organizing a Trip for Year 10 to The History Museum.

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Introduction The aim of this project is to design a new system for anyone to use to model the cost of a trip. I have decided to manage a spreadsheet for the Head of History, who is organizing a Trip for Year 10 to The History Museum. This trip is important for the students because I feel that it will help them with their GCSE coursework. It will also give them an opportunity to research the part of history they are learning about and to find out about things they will be doing later. Other people that could use my spreadsheet are different schools and families. The new system I will design will be user friendly so that the user can be efficient. My new system will show all the information needed to work whether the trip is: * Making a profit or a loss. I will carry out other calculations to find the following: * Number Of Staff * Total number of People * Number Of Coaches * Cost of Coaches * Cost of Admission * Total Cost The system will include cell-referenced formulas so that if there are any changes the appropriate data will automatically change. Using the new system we will be able to make conditions to find out what amount we need to: * Break-even or make a profit. We will also be able to find out what effect a price fall will have on the profit. The current system is unable to do this because it will take a lot of time just to find out the results for one small criteria but with the new system answers to many criteria changes can be found instantly. What are the advantages of having a computer system? * Computers are precise. * Computers can work anytime. * It can be stored on various backups e.g. floppy disk, zip drive, hard drive, etc. ...read more.

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* KEYBOARD - so I will be able to enter the characters via keystrokes and change case quickly. * MOUSE - to make moving from programs and selecting options much quicker and easier. * DESKTOP -the store of the CPU (central processing unit), backing store, programs, files, and documents etc. * PRINTER - to print out documents. * FLOPPY DISKS - to save work and to ensure documents can be transported from home and school. * 4.1 GB Hard Drive - to store the OP and software. E.g. Word. * Printer - to print out work. * Monitor - to view the programs on the system. * Pentium 2, 266 MHz Processor - Processes the information. The hardware I am using is sufficient to run word and excel. Other people and schools have this hardware; therefore the user will recognizable it. There are various ways of entering the information onto a computer so that the data can be processed or stored. I have chosen the one below: * Key-To-Disk - This is typing the data onto the computer using a keyboard, although this isn't expensive and is easy to use, it does take quite a lot of time and errors are often caused by this method. But still, this method is practical and simple and can be used for our system. Data Collection and Input The data I have collected Are: * The number of pupils - this was found by sending and receiving letters from parents asking for a deposit if they are interested, and phoning them to double check * Coach Price - I rang different companies and went online to find the coach with the best value for money. * No. Of seats in a coach - I rang different companies and went online to find the coach with the best value for money. * Admission price - I rang the Museum and went on the Internet to find the cheapest price possible. ...read more.

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