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Hi Nathan

I wonder if you could help me with this problem?  The following formula works well:

=IF(CZ11=1(COUNTIFS($B$15:$B$2314,"11",$DI$15:$DI$2314,">=12")/$DC$8*100))

However when I add the following condition:

=IF(CZ11=1(COUNTIFS($B$15:$B$2314,"11",$DI$15:$DI$2314,">=12")/$DC$8*100,IF(CZ11=2(COUNTIFS($B$15:$B$2314,"11",$DI$15:$DI$2314,">=15")/$DC$8*100))))

I get an error  message

Could you tell me what I am doing wrong?

Chris Mitchell

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Christopher:

Actually, neither formula should be working for you.  The first formula is missing a comma.  I added in the appropriate comma... and also put in a zero for if the IF function is false:

=IF(CZ11=1,(COUNTIFS($B$15:$B$2314,"11",$DI$15:$DI$2314,">=12")/$DC$8*100),0)

In the longer formula I presume you are trying to split where the existing comma is located for TRUE and FALSE.  You have some misplaced parenthesis too.

=IF(CZ11=1,(COUNTIFS($B$15:$B$2314,"11",$DI$15:$DI$2314,">=12")/$DC$8*100),IF(CZ11=2,(COUNTIFS($B$15:$B$2314,"11",$DI$15:$DI$2314,">=15")/$DC$8*100),"0"))

Once again, I am making some assumptions here without actually seeing your spreadsheet.

An IF function:
=IF(logical statement,value if true, value is false)

I hope that helps!
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