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I have a spread sheet with numbers in different columns that add up and I need a formula in the last column which shows 1 or 2 listed.
if column f adds up to 30 a 1 should show in last column and if column f adds up to 60 a 2 should show.
I started the formula =IF(I3>29,"1") now how do I add to this formula to have the 2 show if greater then 39?

Solved by E. H. in 19 mins

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Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:12

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Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:12

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Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:12

Do you have sample data which we can use to illustrate how to solve this problem?

User
10/10/2018 - 01:14

Column I for the formula

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Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:14

Okay. Thank you.

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:14

Just a moment as I follow closely your problem description and the data provided...please

User
10/10/2018 - 01:15

Sorry column M is where the formula goes

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:16

I need a clarification please..

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:17

Do you mean if the sum is between 1 and 29 inclusive then we should have 1 in column M

User
10/10/2018 - 01:17

in column M I need the formula to read if I3 is greater then 29 a 1 should show and also if I3 is greater then 39 a 2 should show.

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:17

Okay.

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:18

Based on what you’ve shared, you need an IF function which should return 1 if column I is greater than 29, and a 2 if column I is greater than 39.

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:18

I am creating a formula that will solve this problem. Will get back to you shortly.

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:21

What should happen if a value in column I is less than 29

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:21

Like 18

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:21

What should the function return in this case

User
10/10/2018 - 01:23

if less then 29 nothing

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:23

Very good.

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:23

Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:23

The formula is:

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:23

=IF(I3>39,2,IF(I3>29,1,""))

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:23

Put it in M3

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:24

File with formula:

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Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:24

Does this solution solve your problem?

User
10/10/2018 - 01:25

Yes Yes Yes and thank you

Excelchat Expert
10/10/2018 - 01:25

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