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In the attached file I am trying to count the number of rows in my sumproduct formula but it doesn't seem to be working correctly. If you look in cell E6 you can see the formula with the criteria's but when you verify the correct count it's a lot larger than what the formula is saying. Anyone know what is wrong with my formula?
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Question by:Lawrence Salvucci
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Why do you divide by the countif?

=SUMPRODUCT((Database!$E$2:$E$7559>=$B6)*(Database!$E$2:$E$7559<=$D6)*(Database!$D$2:$D$7559>=66)*(Database!$B$2:$B$7559<$A$6))

works and matches your data, but then you divide by COUNTIF(Database!$A$2:$A$7559,Database!$A$2:$A$7559&"")

Can you restate your needs if the first formula doesn't address them?

Thanks,

Thomas

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by:Lawrence Salvucci
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I thought I needed a countif to count the criteria. So a sumproduct counts the number of rows returned with you use the * between criterias?
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It counts when you don't multiply it by a range of values. Right now, you have =sumproduct(test*test*test*test), each test returns an array of 1s and 0s. When all test conditions are met, you get a line of 1s which multiplied together return 1. If one or more tests aren't met, you get 0, sumproduct then totals all the ones, which gives you the count of rows.

Thomas
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Thank you for the help!
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Glad to help. Thanks for the grade.

Thomas
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