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# Excel/IF AND IF

Question
Hi Aidan,

Want formula in cell CF2 that does the following:
1.   If cell AM2 equals either 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th, (options from a validation list of 1st -12th grades)
2.   And if cell AP = x
3.   Then place an x in cell CF

I tried some expanded/modified variations of "=IF(J14=0,”0”,J14/J17" and "=IF(OR(A1=B1;A1=B2;A1=B3;A1=B4;A1=B5);C1;C2)" which I use in another workbook, but I couldn't get them to work correctly in the new scenario.

It's a combination of AND and OR which would work something like this

=IF(AND(OR(AM2="9th",AM2="10th",AM2="11th",AM2="12th"),AP2="x"),"x","")

Your explanation of the question and the example formula didn't quite agree, hence my using "9th" "10th" etc - if these are actual cells then just replace my reference with the cell reference.
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#### Aidan Heritage

##### Expertise

I have provided first hand support since `95 for Microsoft Office majoring in Word and Excel - support for all versions from 2 onwards. I'm based in the UK, so please allow for time differences when asking me questions from other parts of the world!

##### Experience

My background is in the insurance industry and call centre areas, but have been called upon to provide many varied solutions.

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I'm educated to UK A level standard, but as I left school some 30 years ago that is rather irrelevent - university of life has provided more of a background!