about multipulication of three cells

a1*b1*c1= some value,if any cell contains zero than all will be zero send me some solution for zero
faheem khanAsked:
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
HI,

What do you intend to do?

Regards
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Do you want to exclude the cell with zero from the multiplication?
If so, try this Array formula which requires confirmation with Ctrl+Shift+Enter instead of Enter alone. i.e. copy the below formula, press F2 in formula cell and paste the formula by pressing Ctrl+V and now hold down the Ctrl+Shift keys together and hit Enter.
When you enter an array formula, you will notice in the formula bar that the formula gets surrounded by the curly braces.

=PRODUCT(IF(A1:C1=0,1,A1:C1))

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Product-Without-Zeros.xlsx
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faheem khanAuthor Commented:
THANKS ALLOT
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
You're welcome Faheem! Glad I could help.
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Without the Control Shift Enter requirement, you can also use:

=MAX(A1,1)*MAX(B1,1)*MAX(C1,1)

This assumes that all values will be integer greater than 1, ie not a decimal value between 0 and 1.

If decimal values are likely then this will cover that:

=IF(A1<>0,A1,1)*IF(B1<>0,B1,1)*IF(C1<>0,C1,1)
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Please note the accepted solution will only work where the cells are next to each other, ie A1, B1 and C1 or at least on the same row or column. It will still work with blank cells between eg A1 to E1 but B1 and D1 are blank.

However, for cells that are dispersed, eg A1, B3 and C5, it will need to be one of the other options.

Thanks
Rob H
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
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