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Im sorry I wasn't very clear. I would like to use a vlookup function to be able to return a letter representing each range that the value in table 1 represents. So for table 1 the first value is 0.34018 I would like to write a vlookup function that returns the letter representing that range which is B. for the second value in table 1 I would like the vlookup function to return the letter A because the number falls in the range A represents (0, 0.2]

Table 1

1 0.340180122

2 0.070161957

3 0.34460476

4 0.192905209

5 0.476292604

6 0.187060013

7 0.165919327

Table 2

name bottom top

A 0 0.2

B 0.2 0.4

C 0.4 0.6

D 0.6 0.8

E 0.8 1

rachel,

Assume Table 1 starts in A2 with the value 0.340180122

assume table 2 starts in M2

M2: A

N2: 0

O2: 0.2

In B2 I put this formula

=INDEX($M$1:$M$6,SMALL(IF(($A2>$N$2:$N$6)*($A2<=$O$2:$O$6),ROW($N$2:$N$6)),1),1)

entered with Ctrl+shift+Enter rather than just enter since it is an array formula.

I then drag filled it down column B.

It returned the following result which appears to be correct:

0.340180122 B

0.070161957 A

0.34460476 B

0.192905209 A

0.476292604 C

0.187060013 A

0.165919327 A

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Regards,

Tom Ogilvy

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