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I have something that is charged by units.
I have a total unit count (ie 100), but the dollar value is different for each unit length (ie 0 to 25, 25 to 50 etc) how do I create these different ranges from the original total?

Solved by M. C. in 60 mins

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Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 05:45

Welcome, Thanks for choosing Got It Pro-Excel

User
25/03/2018 - 05:48

how do i put a value in column E?

User
25/03/2018 - 05:50

Using the values for D1 and D2/

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 05:50

Thank you for such a good question.

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 05:51

Are we suppose to create different ranges from the original total?

User
25/03/2018 - 05:54

I know the final totals (D1 and D2) I know the ranges A5 to C7 and A11 to C17.

User
25/03/2018 - 05:55

I need to know how to calculate a value for D5 to D7 and D11 to D17

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 05:55

Alright, please give a moment to solve your problem. Thank you!

User
25/03/2018 - 06:01

are you still there?

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:01

Yeah, figuring out the problem. Is there something which you can add on the question?

User
25/03/2018 - 06:04

It is a diamond driiling program. First the drill casing to bedrock total = total casing is "D2" it is charged at 3 different rates. Then they start coring bedrock then it is charged at various rates.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:05

In the end I know my totals. Is it possible to calculate the amount of meters in each range from the total?

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:07

Yes it is possible.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:08

please explain how I may do it.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:08

Thank you

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:09

One way of solving this is solving the "What-if-Analysis"

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:10

We can collaborate online, but in order to work on a What-if-Analysis on this, then I have to work on this locally and send you a file.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:11

ok thanks, do you know how long this may take?

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:13

Yeah, before the session ends we will be in a position to provide you with the solution.

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:13

If analysis needs one to identify the conditions which are in the problem.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:14

one other little wrinkle. if they drill 18 meters of casing for example then under the coring the first from would be 18 not 0.

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:14

Okay. Kindly provide all such like conditions so that they are factored in Analysis.

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:15

This will help us to provide you with the most accurate solution. Thank you.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:15

that should be all the conditions.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:16

ie if they drill 18 m of casing and the final hole depth was 333m

User
25/03/2018 - 06:18

I would be charged 15m @ "H5" 3m at "H6", 132m at "H11" 150m at "H12" and 33m at "H13"

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:18

Good. In your Desktop application, What-If-Analysis is located in the Data tab, under the Data Tools Group. Click on the Seek Goal option.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:19

ok

User
25/03/2018 - 06:26

now what?

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:28

The conditions are not all. The values that are being returned are not equivalent with those in D1 and D2 i.e. for Final Depth and Casing.

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:29

Is it possible I can have the whole problem statement?

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:31

I apologize, I am unable to finish your problem since the conditions provided are insufficient.

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:32

Kindly provide the whole problem statement so that we are in the position to examine all the conditions. Thank you.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:32

I know my final depth of casing. I know the dollar value per depth range. I need to figure out how much meterage is in each range.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:34

Then I know my total depth of coreing which is the total - casing and again I I know the dollar value per depth range. I need to figure out how much meterage is in each range.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:35

Then I will be able to times the meterage by the dollar value and and get my total costs per rang. I can then ads these up and I will have my total costs.

User
25/03/2018 - 06:39

no luck?

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:40

Since the information you have added was not there initially, the session will end automatically before we factor it in the solution. I kindly request you to re-post the question with all the information and we will be in a position to help you.

Excelchat Expert
25/03/2018 - 06:41

We apologize for that. Your credits will not be deducted. Thank you for understanding.

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