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Hi Tom
I have written a simple lookup formula: =VLOOKUP(H9,gradeconverter,2,FALSE).  The figure in cell H9 is 67.7% (this is rounded up from 66.666667).  In the named range 66.666667 is represented by 67.  Therefore the formula returns an error #N/A.

Could explain how I overcome this issue?

Thanks in advance.



Best would be to make your data identical.  If you are searching for 67.7% then the cells you look in should have the value 67.7%  
The FALSE in the forth argument says to produce an exact match.

if you don't need an exact match and  your lookup table has ordered data, then you can set it to True.  You need to spend some time in help to understand how vlookup works with ordered data and TRUE as the 4th argument and see if you can organize you data to meet that criteria.

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