# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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Hi we need a formula that will take a vale see if its less than or greater than a set number and then apply another to a cell
Solved by D. J. in 40 mins
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Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:51
Hi there!
User 12/06/2018 - 05:52
hi
User 12/06/2018 - 05:52
ok this is my problem
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:52
Your required logic makes perfect sense. Might you be able to share the file you're working with so I can see exactly where the formula needs to go, what cells need to be included, etc.?
User 12/06/2018 - 05:54
ok see v1
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:54
Sure do
User 12/06/2018 - 05:54
i want it to be able to say if its less than
User 12/06/2018 - 05:55
or greater than 1500 i wat to add the vale of .4 to y1
User 12/06/2018 - 05:55
that easy enough
User 12/06/2018 - 05:56
but i need to do this for 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 all the way up to 3000 and assign differant values to y
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:56
ok, we can make a nested IF statement.
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:57
So if it's LESS than 1500, put .4
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:57
So if it's LESS than 1600, put something else
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:57
If it's LESS than 1700, put something else
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:57
and so on?
User 12/06/2018 - 05:58
here is the what i have here
User 12/06/2018 - 05:58
b2
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:59
can you tell me all of the numbers that correspond to each amount
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:59
Can you tell me if this is correct:
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:59
LESS than 1500 = .40
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:59
LESS than 1600 .41
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 05:59
LESS than 1700 = .42
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:00
and so on.... Is that the logic that you need
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:04
Do you know what I mean? I just need to know the values for each increment as well as to confirm the logic and then I can code this for you.
User 12/06/2018 - 06:07
ok sorry so here is my list
User 12/06/2018 - 06:07
so anything under 1500 use .4
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:07
Ah very nice!
User 12/06/2018 - 06:07
and anything over 3000 use .55
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:08
Perfect
User 12/06/2018 - 06:08
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:08
and the column/cell that is being checked isV1 correct?
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:08
and the result goes into column/cell Y1?
User 12/06/2018 - 06:08
the cells will difer per sheet
User 12/06/2018 - 06:09
differ
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:09
You can just copy the formula down for sure from Y1 down
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:09
ok. you will have to adjust the formula depending on what cell is being checked
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:09
but I can show you that.
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:09
I will code this into cell B2
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:09
Which will reference cell A2
User 12/06/2018 - 06:10
perfect
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:10
what if it lands on the number
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:10
like say it's 1600
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:11
is it .41 or .42
User 12/06/2018 - 06:11
1500-1600 should = .4
User 12/06/2018 - 06:11
im sorry
User 12/06/2018 - 06:11
1500-1599 =.4
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:12
perfect
User 12/06/2018 - 06:12
1600-1699 = .41
User 12/06/2018 - 06:12
and so on
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:12
Thanks so much
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:12
I will code this as fast as I can
User 12/06/2018 - 06:13
no worries
User 12/06/2018 - 06:13
im going to ste away for a sec
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:13
sure thing
User 12/06/2018 - 06:13
step
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:16
Ok friend please test cell A2 and see if cell B2 automatically calculates how you need it to.
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:16
So you would just take this formula:
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:16
=if(A2<1600,0.4,if(A2<1700,0.41,if(A2<1800,0.42,if(A2<1900,0.43,if(A2<2000,0.44,if(A2<2100,0.45,if(A2<2200,0.46,if(A2<2300,0.47,if(A2<2400,0.48,if(A2<2500,0.49,if(A2<2500,0.5,if(A2<2600,0.51,if(A2<2700,0.52,if(A2<2800,0.53,if(A2<2900,0.54,if(A2<3000,0.55,0.55))))))))))))))))
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:17
and then whatever cell is being evaluated you just change A2 to that cell
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:17
ie. Y2 etc.
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:17
Once the formula is in its proper column you can drag it down for sure.
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:18
Let me know if all is good once you review.
User 12/06/2018 - 06:18
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:18
Of course
User 12/06/2018 - 06:22
WORKED PRFECT WOW YOUR THE BEST
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:22
Oh that's amazing!
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:22
It's my pleasure to help!
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:22
Please don't hesitate to contact us again with a new session if you need further assistance - we will be happy to help.
User 12/06/2018 - 06:22
Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:23
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Excelchat Expert 12/06/2018 - 06:23
Thanks so much and have the best day ~

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