# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I am trying to develop a program that will provide a 1 value if a column of numbers has one cell that is less than all the others, uniquely less, if it is equal to any other number it is a 0 value. I have come up with this forumula =IF(AND(D10
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User 18/08/2017 - 02:16
I think that is all
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:16
Welcome, Thanks for choosing Got It Pro-Excel.
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:17
I understand that you need help with dynamic formulas.
User 18/08/2017 - 02:17
i'm very much a novice. I hope you can help
User 18/08/2017 - 02:17
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Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:18
Are you currently working on MS Excel or Google Sheets?
User 18/08/2017 - 02:18
ms excel
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:18
Can you copy and paste what you've done from excel into this sheet?
User 18/08/2017 - 02:21
it's not pasting formula
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:21
I believe you need to learn about locking cells.
User 18/08/2017 - 02:22
yes
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:22
So if you copy the formula down it will still cover what you needed
User 18/08/2017 - 02:22
ok now the formula is in e10
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:22
Got it.
User 18/08/2017 - 02:23
yes now in e11 it does not include d10 in the comparison
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:24
Wait, I don't understand the logic. If I can understand it completely we can simplify the process.
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:26
Your goal is to have E10 to check if D10 is lower than everything else, is that correct?
User 18/08/2017 - 02:28
if any people in column c have the lowest number they get a 1 value in column 3
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:29
Can you try the formula that I applied on column F?
User 18/08/2017 - 02:30
sure will this ingnore blanks?
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:30
I see one flaw. If it has a same value then it should be 0, right?
User 18/08/2017 - 02:31
yes
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:32
Yes, it should ignore blanks.
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:32
You can experiment
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:33
Excelchat Expert 18/08/2017 - 02:33
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