Excel/Array results


When looking at an array of numbers

0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Each corresponding in a column under a time (ie in this example the array starts at 630 am and goes by 15 minute intervals to 9am then goes from 3pm to 6pm in 15 minute intervals - so at 715 and we go need 1 teacher, at 745am we need 2 teachers and at 845 we need three teachers.

I need to be able to have excel look at the full array and send me data back like:

Staffing needs
715am - 1 teacher
745am - 2 teachers
845am - 3 teachers
415pm - 2 teachers
500pm - 1 teacher
530PM - 0 teachers

can you help me??

Teachers Needed
Teachers Needed  
B7 - just enter the number 1
B8:  =IF(OR(B7+1>MAX($2:$2), B6>B7), B7-1,B7+1)

  Copy B8 down and it will create the list of teachers needed

C7:  =INDEX(INDEX($1:$1, MATCH(H7,$2:$2,0)):$AZ$1, MATCH($H8, INDEX($2:$2, MATCH(H7,$2:$2,0)):$AZ$2, 0))

  Copy C7 down and it will create the list of times teachers are needed

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