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Finding the correct row num

IF I HAVE TWOCOLOUMNS AND EACH COLOUMNS RANGES FROM DIFF NUMBERS,IN THE NEXT COLOUMN IF I GIVE THE VALUE THAT RANGES BETWEEN ANY COLUMN, IT SHOULD SHOW THE ROW NUM.
EX: IF IN THE FIRST COL I VE 1-1000 RANGE ,IN THE SECOND COL 2000-3000,IN THE NEXT COL IF I VE SUPPOSE 900 IT SCHOULD SHOW THE ROW NUM IN WHICH 900 IS PRESENT.

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You would have to combine the use of 2 functions. The Address and Match funbctions.
Lets say the number you want the address of is located in cell F1 and you have 2 columns of numbers. One colum in Column A and the other in column B. I will give you 2 formulas. The 1st one will return just the row number. The 2nd one will return the cell address.

Option 1: Lets say you just want to know the row reference of the number in cell F1. Place this formula in cell D1. =MATCH(F1,A1:A20)
If you have another column ytou want the row number of, place the formula in lets say cell D2 and change the column references from 'A' to 'B'.

Option 2: If you want the cell reference, place this formula in cell D1 and D2 instead of the firt formula.
=ADDRESS(MATCH(F1,A1:A20,0),1,1,TRUE)
And just like the first option, for the 2nd column, put the formula in D2 and change the column reference 'A' to 'B'.

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