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I have an XLS with two tabs

Report
Chart

Report is the raw report and chart is where I want to summarize values, if I get one I should be fine to do the rest...
 
so in cell C3 of chart I would like the total number of records from Report when:
Report Column L = Civilian
Report Column N begins with 01,02 or 03

in cell C11 of chart I would like the sum of Report Column G when:
Report Column L = Civilian
Report Column N begins with 06
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Question by:Matt Pinkston
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by:jkpieterse
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Perhaps two pivottables would do the trick? Easier than formulas.
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by:Matt Pinkston
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well I have dozens of these that is why I was hoping to get a couple formulas then I can make them work for the rest
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You should be able to get the count with the COUNTIFS function, for example for 01, 02 and 03:

=COUNTIFS(Report!L:L,"Civillian",Report!N:N,"01*")+COUNTIFS(Report!L:L,"Civillian",Report!N:N,"02*")+COUNTIFS(Report!L:L,"Civillian",Report!N:N,"03*")
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by:Rob Henson
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Likewise, you can use the SUMIFS function to sum up:

=SUMIFS(Report!G:G,Report!L:L,"Civilian",Report!N:N,"06*")

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Rob H
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perfect for the first scenario how about

in cell C11 of chart I would like the sum of Report Column G when:
 Report Column L = Civilian
 Report Column N begins with 06
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by:Rob Henson
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Have you tried my SUMIFS suggestion?
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