# Excel - LOOKUP Function Problem - Expert Solution

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Use the HLOOKUP function in cell H11 to calculate freight cost based on the shipping class and state to which the shipment is going. Freight Cost can be referenced on the "Freight Cost" lookup table (range E5:N8). Be sure to use appropriate relative and absolute cell references. Hint: You will need to use a function within the HLOOKUP function to determine the appropriate row.
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Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:02
Welcome to ExcelChat!
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:03
I see you nee the HLOOKUP Function
User 18/09/2018 - 01:03
yeah
User 18/09/2018 - 01:03
in H11
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:04
Got it!
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:04
The Express Freight Cost?
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:04
Because I see you have more than one Freight Cost
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:05
7.6 is the Express Freight Cost
User 18/09/2018 - 01:05
well yes but then I need to be able to copy and paste the function into the rest of the column so that it works for the whole column
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:05
OK
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:07
Just need to change the number to choose between regular, Express and overnite
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:08
2= regular, 3 = Express and 4= Overnite
User 18/09/2018 - 01:08
okay
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:08
This is the formula I used:
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:08
=HLOOKUP(\$B11,\$F\$5:\$N\$8,3,false)
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:08
Does this solution solve your problem?
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:09
Sorry I see you have the column F
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:09
This is the shipping class
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:09
I just saw it!
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:11
Now it is right
Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:11
=HLOOKUP(\$B11,\$F\$5:\$N\$8,match(\$F11,\$E\$6:\$E\$8,0)+1,false)
User 18/09/2018 - 01:11
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Excelchat Expert 18/09/2018 - 01:12
I am glad to hear that!
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User 18/09/2018 - 01:14
I think I'm good. I still love you.

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