You can create a table and format it to make information concise , consistent, and easy to read.
You can format text in a table using the buttons on the Formatting toolbar, and you can add borders and shading. You can also format a table and its text quickly by applying a table autoformat.
You can perform calculations on the values in a table using one of Words built-in formulas. For complex calculations or analyses, you can insert an Excel worksheet in a Word document.
To vary the layout of a document, you can create two, three, or more columns and format column text as you would any other text.