Excel/Array results

Question
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??

Hi there John,

Based on what you just asked me I would use the following formula to work out how many teachers are needed in a column

=IF(A1="715am",1,IF(A1="745am",2,IF(A1="845am",3,IF(A1="415pm",2,IF(A1="500pm",1,IF(A1="530pm",0,""))))))

Just copy the formula across or down to suit your needs.

Regards
Garreth
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