Solved

IF statements going wrong

Posted on 2006-06-19
4
234 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-17
I have a client who is using if statements to find out totals of sales stats for each of their sales people. When he uses an IF statement within a SUM formula it works fine by picking up the sales person and summing their figures, but when he tries to put an IF statement in any of the other formulas it does not give the right infomation....using formulas in the form {=AVERAGE(IF(A4:A11=A2, B4:B11, 0))}

A                       B      
Salesperson1            
            
Salesperson1      13      
Salesperson1      15      
Salesperson1      16      
Salesperson1      23      
Salesperson2      3      
Salesperson2      3      
Salesperson2      3      
Salesperson2      3      
            
67      SUM(IF(A4:A11=A2, B4:B11, 0))      
8      AVERAGE(IF(A4:A11=A2, B4:B11, 0))      
8      COUNT(IF(A4:A11=A2, B4:B11, 0))      
23      MAX(IF(A4:A11=A2, B4:B11, 0))      
0      MIN(IF(A4:A11=A2, B4:B11, 0))      

does this make sense to anyone?

0
Comment
Question by:Microtech
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
Nat_c earned 250 total points
ID: 16935219
Excel has specific formula to use for goal your trying to acheive, try using

sumif
daverage
countif
dmax
dmin

They allow you to specify criteria to apply to the sum, count, etc

Let me know if you need help with the syntax of these

Nat
0
 
LVL 17

Author Comment

by:Microtech
ID: 16935575
sorry this should have been in the excel topic area... passing information on... thanks
0
 
LVL 17

Author Comment

by:Microtech
ID: 16935682
That worked great thank you.
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Nat_c
ID: 16935691
Your welcome
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

We've been using the Cisco/Linksys RV042 for years as: - an internet Gateway - a site-to-site VPN device - a leased line site-to-site subnet-to-subnet interface (And, here I'm assuming that any RV0xx behaves the same way as an RV042.  So that's …
Problem Description:   Couple of months ago we upgraded the ADSL line at our branch office from Home to Business line. The purpose of transforming the service to have static public IP’s. We were in need for public IP’s to publish our web resour…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question