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is it possible to use an If statement for this

if the first two numbers in string located in cell A1 are 10, then return "CBM", or if first two numbers are 11, return "RBWM"?

A1 might be 1054157521, or 11548977522

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=if(left(a1,2)="10","CBM",if(left(a1,2)="11","RBWM",""))
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