Excel/formula error

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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

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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 Rating(1-10) Knowledgeability = 10 Clarity of Response = 8 Politeness = 10 Comment Nathan spotted my error very quickly

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