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# Excel/Multiple criteria lookup

Question
I am working with Excel 2013.
I am trying to use countif or sumproduct to extract information with multiple criteria fields, but am having no luck.
Every row of this spreadsheet is a different date.  I use the weekday function, in column L, to determine which day of the week it is, Monday (2) thru Friday (6).
I have 5 ratings for every day, 1 thru 10, that are in columns F thru J.
I need a formula that would tell me how many times, for example, that a rating of 1 has occurred with a rating of 5 and a rating of 8, on let's say a Monday.

Mike,

I would suggest using a dummy column to evaluate at the row level.  so for row 2

M2: =AND(\$L2=2,COUNTIF(\$F2:\$J2,1)>0,COUNTIF(\$F2:\$J2,5)>0,COUNTIF(\$F2:\$J2,8)>0)

then I would drag fill that down column M.   Then  you could do a simple
=Countif(M:M,True)

I have used column M as an example, but it could be in any unused column.

I have hard coded the values being sought in the formula, but you could replace the hard coded values with cell references and then you could change the ranks/day of the week for your count.

That seems like the simplest approach to me.

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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy
Questioner's Rating
 Rating(1-10) Knowledgeability = 10 Clarity of Response = 10 Politeness = 10 Comment Thank you so much Tom. That does exactly what I needed it to do. I truly appreciate your help!!

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