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# Excel formula problem with alphabet

Posted on 2012-09-10
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I got one cell with text "N/A" (cell A1), Why my formula =if(A1>300%, "Yes", "No") will show Yes? it is an alphabet......pls help
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nutsch earned 1400 total points
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alphabet>number

To avoid that, use N()
=if(N(A1)>300%, "Yes", "No")

N turns alphabet into 0

THomas
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Very good!
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