Attachment :SUM of a colum where IF function is used
"Vinay Vasu" wrote:
I would like to have the sum of cloumn 'C' in the
attached file.
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Your worksheet is simple enough to describe.
An IF function is used to derive column C.
=SUM ( C1:C21) is not giving the result.
In column C, you have formulas of the form:
=IF(B2=A2,"1",IF(B2=0,"0",IF(B2<A2,"0.25")))
The root cause of your problem is: the IF expression should return numbers
(1, 0, 0.25), not text ("1", "0", "0.25"). You should write:
=IF(B2=A2,1,IF(B2=0,0,IF(B2<A2,0.25)))
Note: The formula can be simplified to:
=IF(B2=A2,1,IF(B2=0,0,0.25))
Also, when A2 is zero, does that give you the intended result: 1, not 0?
I wonder if you really want:
=IF(B2=0,0,IF(B2=A2,1,0.25))
 original message 
"Vinay Vasu" wrote in message
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Hi,
I would like to have the sum of cloumn 'C' in the attached file.
An IF function is used to derive column C.
=SUM ( C1:C21) is not giving the result.
Please help me.
Jeevan
