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    Comparing Relational Databases and Spreadsheets

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    How are relational databases and spreadsheets both similar and different? Please answer in paragraph form.

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    Relational databases and spreadsheets are similar as they both store information.
    The differences are vast. The relational database is an application, whereas a spreadsheet is a software program, similar to Microsoft Word, which is a program where one enters and stores information in a certain format. The basic function of a spreadsheet is to manipulate calculations and numbers.

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    The relational database, as well as the traditional spreadsheet, receives ...

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