# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I need to create a multiple IF rule formula, =IF(B5="Mon"&C5="Cleaning",E5)+IF(B6="Mon"&C6="Cleaning",E6) - this is the formula I've concluded but it doesnt work. Cells B5,C5 are drop down cells.
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User 24/05/2018 - 04:28
Hi
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:29
Hello
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:29
We are glad to have you with us today here at excelchat.
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:29
Please tell what you are trying to achieve.
User 24/05/2018 - 04:29
I need to create a multiple if formula, that allows cells to add if 2 complying cells selected on a drop down menus in seperate cells are selected
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:30
Can you please show me the file?
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:30
Or some sample data? I'm finding it hard to understand just from the provided description.
User 24/05/2018 - 04:31
Can you see the screen im working on?
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:31
Yeah, I can see that.
User 24/05/2018 - 04:31
Ok so for example
User 24/05/2018 - 04:32
User 24/05/2018 - 04:32
this would be my formula but doesnt work
User 24/05/2018 - 04:32
ill show you
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:33
I get the A3="AD" and B3="ED" part, but after that I don't know why +C3
User 24/05/2018 - 04:34
Im trying calculate values in cell c3 as example when 2 certain drop selections are made
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:34
The two conditions IF formula should be written as like this.
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:35
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:36
Making sense?
User 24/05/2018 - 04:36
Yes that's perfect, thank you very much
User 24/05/2018 - 04:36
I was confusing myself with the multiple rule
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:37
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:37
Anything else you want to know?
User 24/05/2018 - 04:37
That's everything for now, thank you very much!
Excelchat Expert 24/05/2018 - 04:38
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User 24/05/2018 - 04:38
Thanks, you too1

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