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Question 5.
In cell B18, create a formula using nested IF functions and VLOOKUP functions to determine what to do with the returns. Use the lookup table in the Return Data worksheet. Refer to Figure 8-46 for some hints on how to create the formula.

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Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:45

Welcome, thank you for choosing Got It Pro-Excel! I'll be glad to assist you with your concern. :)

User
08/09/2018 - 09:46

Thank you I'am having trouble with this portion of my homework.

User
08/09/2018 - 09:46

can i send you the excel file to show you?

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:46

Sure thing, let me help you with that. Can you provide the file you're working on for us to better assess? Thanks!

User
08/09/2018 - 09:46

this is it.

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User
08/09/2018 - 09:48

I'am on the return routing portion and it says for me to make an if nested and vlookup function for B18 and I can't solve it

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:49

Okay, so just to clarify, we need to return the correct inventory cart based on the selected department and resolution, and using the return data sheet as our reference. Is this correct? :)

User
08/09/2018 - 09:49

yes

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:50

Nice. Let me work on it for a while and update you the soonest! Just a reminder, we have a certain "one questions per session policy". For this session, we'll look at the one we just discuss. I'll let you know when I'm done. :)

User
08/09/2018 - 09:50

Okay sounds good thank you so much!

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:52

Btw, do you have an image of figure 8-46? It may be best if we can pattern the solution on that figure, since many alternatives exist, and the homework maybe requiring a certain one.

User
08/09/2018 - 09:53

Yes I will take a quick picture and upload it real quick for you.

User
08/09/2018 - 09:58

sorry i am having problems with my computer right now

User
08/09/2018 - 09:58

but i will try to get it as soon as i can

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:58

Noted on that. I can just provide to you the simplest formula so far. :)

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:59

Please check on the attached file for your review.

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Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:59

I used an additional IFERROR and OR function for this particular solution.

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:00

Basically, the OR function checks whether cells B9, B14 OR B16 are blank. If at least one is blank, the formula just gives a blank value.

User
08/09/2018 - 10:00

https://books.google.com/books?id=S93lDAAAQBAJ&pg=PA527&lpg=PA527&dq=case+4+athey+department+store&source=bl&ots=zBi3nLroAV&sig=p9uUNaFaGBRtOstS6yEq-qIlLtw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiFgMnZsqzdAhWJxYMKHTBNDHMQ6AEwCHoECAMQAQ#v=onepage&q&f=false

User
08/09/2018 - 10:00

i have actually found it on google of the ebook and it has the figure in it sorry for the wait

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:02

Nice! It actually cleared out one thing, which is that the lookup value is just based on cell B14.

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:03

This will allow us for a much simpler formula.

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:06

Okay, after analyzing the figure and the file provided, I believe it's not in the Return Data that we need to reference the inventory cart, but on the Return Table worksheet.

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:07

This would allow us the necessary nested IF and VLOOKUP functions, which I thought was completely unnecessary for this concern.

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:09

Likewise, the drop down list for B14 is as well incorrectly referenced. Don't worry though, as these has all been corrected for us to proceed. :)

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:10

And last one thing, the book requires us to define a custom table name for the return table, which was just done. Now, we can move forward with how the book requires us to do this function.

User
08/09/2018 - 10:11

Awsome! thanks again sorry if I caused any problems in my excel spreadsheet. :(

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:11

It's alright. We always start somewhere and we learn along the way. Let me work on the nested IF and VLOOKUp function for a while and update you the soonest! ;)

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:14

Already done! Please see attached for your review. :)

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Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:15

Just as what the book provided, the formulas include a nested IF and VLOOKUP solution to return the correct inventory cart based on department and resolution.

User
08/09/2018 - 10:17

Thank you so much for everything you are the best!!!!

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:18

Nice! You can now end the session via the button on your upper right (sorry, can't do it from our end). I would also appreciate it if you can leave a great feedback after this.Thanks so much for using Got it pro and have a nice day! :)

User
08/09/2018 - 10:18

You got it you Sir/Lady deserve a raise! You Rock!!

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