# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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i want to use a quick formula to define speed. but its for alot of data, so i dont want to copy paste everything if thats possible
Solved by I. C. in 20 mins
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Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:37
Hi, Thank you for using Got It Pro. I’m happy to be able to help you today.
User 10/10/2017 - 10:38
hi
User 10/10/2017 - 10:38
might be a real stupid question but still want to ask it
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:38
no worries, Glad to help
User 10/10/2017 - 10:39
i have made an example sheet since i cant show u my real sheet. its private for the company
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:39
ok so how do you want to calculate one cell
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:39
and I'll provide the formula
User 10/10/2017 - 10:39
the times are absolute times so 1:00:00 is is AM/PM
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:39
is it start - finish / time of start - time of finish
User 10/10/2017 - 10:40
and i want to calculate the speeds between 5-15/15-25/25-35/35-45 and if its possible the actual time from start-finish. dont need the speed for that
User 10/10/2017 - 10:41
A is in meters so 5 meter 15 meter etc
User 10/10/2017 - 10:41
c is in absolute time
User 10/10/2017 - 10:41
but i want meter per second as speed
User 10/10/2017 - 10:42
im dutch so i dont know if im explaining it well enough
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:42
no worries
User 10/10/2017 - 10:43
is that the formula to calculate speed in meters/second?
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:44
yes
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:45
please check the result if you want
User 10/10/2017 - 10:45
so from 5 to 15 meters he went 14.75 meters per second?
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:46
yes
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:46
it took 20 sec
User 10/10/2017 - 10:46
yea 20 seconds for 5 meters but that is 4 meters per second right?
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:47
so 0.5 a meter / sec
User 10/10/2017 - 10:47
wow dont read my comment
User 10/10/2017 - 10:47
im dumb
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:47
Is there anything else I can help you with regarding this matter?
User 10/10/2017 - 10:48
i think i have my answer now
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:48
When you are done with the session please click on end session. Have a great day ahead :)
User 10/10/2017 - 10:48
uhmm
User 10/10/2017 - 10:49
0.5 meters a second is 1 meter for 2 seconds. if it took 20 seconds that is 10 meters right?
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:49
yes
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:49
from 5 to 15
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:49
10 meters
User 10/10/2017 - 10:50
holy shit i need a break
User 10/10/2017 - 10:50
you are right ;)
User 10/10/2017 - 10:50
then i have my answer
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:50
:D
User 10/10/2017 - 10:50
you will get the 5* rating
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:50
Thanks
User 10/10/2017 - 10:50
np
User 10/10/2017 - 10:50
have a nice day
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:50
You too
User 10/10/2017 - 10:51
maybe my internet is slow but when i click ok it doesnt proceed
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:52
give it one more try
User 10/10/2017 - 10:52
stil not working...
User 10/10/2017 - 10:52
dont want to leave without giving you a rating
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:54
no worries
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:55
the time will run out in a minute
Excelchat Expert 10/10/2017 - 10:55
you don't have to leave a rating :)

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