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Two formulas in a single cell

By tatajimullapudi ·
I have a data set, in which i need to do some calculations and report.
Here is my problem.
I have the headers like SP, CP and Conf CP. My calculation is like below:
I) Value = (SP-Conf CP)/SP*100
II) Value = (SP-CP)/SP*100
In most of the cases, my "Conf CP" will be 'o' and in such cases i should proceed with the second formula. But when there is value for "Conf CP" i should ignore the second formula and proceed with first formula.

Whether excel has the capability in doing this, if so, how we do it?

Please let me know!

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You need an IF statement

by CharlieSpencer In reply to Two formulas in a single ...

I believe the syntax for the Excel IF formula is something like

=IF (condition 1, result 1, else result 2)

Although you darn sure better use the Help feature to check the exact format. You'll wind up with something like:

IF (Comp CP = 0, (SP-CP)/SP*100, (SP-ConfCP)/SP*100 )

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