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hi experts please see attached wksht, I have rounding errors i need help with please.

The errors are in cells G18 and L18,

G18 should = 0.964

and

L18 should = 1.205

please assist
master-wksht---rounding-error.xlsx
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Question by:FrankSasso
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Use this formula in f18

=ROUND(IF(D18="","",D18/$D$12+0.001),3)

and this in k18

=ROUND(IF(I18="","",I18/$D$12+0.001),3)
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by:FrankSasso
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hi expert, the problem im having with your solution is when i past this formula into another cell then it produces "value" errors when there is no info in column d. I dont understand because the formula says its to shown nothing?
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by:Peter Kwan
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Hi, I think the problem is due to the following:

For example:

G18 = IF(D18="","",F18*$D$12)
F18 = IF(D18="","",D18/$D$12+0.001)
D18 = 0.82

So
F18 = 0.82/241 + 0.001
G18 = (0.82/241+0.001)*241 = 0.82 + 0.241 = 1.061

The same applies for K18 and L18.

Therefore, if you would like to make G18 to be 0.964, one way is to use:

G18=IF(D18="","",ROUND(F18,3)*$D$12)

Same to be applied to L18:
L18=IF(I18="","",ROUND(K18,3)*$D$12)
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by:FrankSasso
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hi pkwan, when i use your last 2 formulas it produces "0.00" as a qty for me.
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 300 total points
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Change the first set of formulas I gave you to

=IF(D18="","",ROUND(D18/$D$12+0.001,3))

and

=IF(I18="","",ROUND(I18/$D$12+0.001,3))
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