troubleshooting Question

Excel formula if

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Hello,
can you please help,
I'm trying to say, if left of cell like then
=IF(LEFT(AK2,10)="RESIDENCE",AM2+3,IF(LEFT(AK2,11)="RESIDENTIAL",AM2+3,IF(LEFT(AK2,9)="RESIDENT",AM2+3,AM2)))

it seems to work only on exact words.
Example
if the cells was
RESIDENCE_____
RESIDENTIAL ---
RESIDENT yes

formula doesn't work.
thanks
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