Calculating a value based on another cell.

Calculating a value based on another cell.

On Column M,  the calculation should be as follows:

I'll use rows 27 and 14 as my example.  

If J27 is less than E27, then multiple J27 *K27 to get the value.


If  J14 is greater than E14, then multiple E14 * K14 to get value.

See attachment.
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Shaun KlineLead Software EngineerCommented:
What should the value in column M be if J27 is equal to E27? If greater than E27?
The general formula to use is:
=IF(J27 < E27, J27*K27, <your else/false part here>)

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If you need a third value then the formula looks like this:
=IF(J27 < E27, J27*K27, IF(J27 = E27, <your equals part here>, <your greater than part here>))

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LUIS FREUNDAuthor Commented:
Ah yes....forgot to include that.

If J27 and E27 is equal then it's J27 * K27.

What's the whole formula for this?  Many Thanks!
Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
Based on the criteria you've given, you want the two numbers to be multiplied any time they aren't equal.  This will give you the result you want, just replace A1 and B1 as appropriate.

=IF(A1<>B1, (A1*B1), "Equal")

Based on your followup comment, you simply want the two numbers multiplied every time, so
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Shaun KlineLead Software EngineerCommented:
So the formula would be:
=IF(J27 <= E27, J27*K27, E27 * K27)

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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
EDIT again:
Are you asking how test different conditions?
=IF(A5>B5, "A", IF(A5<B5,"B", "Equal"))
LUIS FREUNDAuthor Commented:
Hi Shaun,  Thanks but after applying your formula I got some that are not adding up.  Those are highlighted in red, the green ones are good.  See attachment.
ShumsExcel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Hi Luis,

Kindly note your Column E & J is not reading as number completely, I ran below macro to change it to numeric values:
Sub RefreshCellsMultipleRange()
Dim aRange  As Range, cRange As Range, uRange As Range, uCell As Range

Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Set aRange = Range("E10:E" & Cells(Rows.Count, "E").End(xlUp).Row)
Set cRange = Range("J10:J" & Cells(Rows.Count, "J").End(xlUp).Row)
Set uRange = Union(aRange, cRange)
For Each uCell In uRange
    uCell.Formula = uCell.Formula
Next uCell
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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Then add below formula in M10:

Hope this helps.

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Shaun KlineLead Software EngineerCommented:
A different option is to use the NumberValue function.

This formula handled the numbers that Excel is treating as text:

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LUIS FREUNDAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much Shums, Paul and Shaun.  

Am I missing something when closing?  In the past I was able to award points but It doesn't give me that option anymore.
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