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Excel formula, thanks rmeyer for your help but a need a bit more if possible. here is an example hope it makes sense, cell b2 =if(a1=1,"25") now what i want to do is say i put a 1 in cell a1 i know cell b2 will show 25, but if i put a 2 into cell a1 is it possible to add to the formula in cell b2 so that the answer in cell b2 would be say 10, so how can i write the formula so the different figure i put into cell a1 will give me a different answer in cell b2. Cheers for any help in advance.

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    Richard Meyer May 11, 2010

    I think what you are asking is for the formula to change based on what you put into the cell. Yes but to really help you I will need exactly what you are looking for. I am going to work on the one you gave me a1=1 thus b1=25 then if a1=2 thus b1=10. I am not sure I could write a formula for that to repeat in that relationship but I might be able to get it to do just that.

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    Richard Meyer May 11, 2010

    please resend request

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The basic idea of an if statement is just that if this then that. Thus a formula could look as simple as =IF(A2=1,25,IF(A2=2,10))

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