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## Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

#1
March 4th 08, 07:54 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
 nadine external usenet poster Posts: 216
Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

Need help with a formula.

Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a
specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that number then
value should be "Pass"

I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the value
in the cells to say either Pass or Fail.

current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8)

Thanks
#2
March 4th 08, 08:02 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
 Ron Coderre external usenet poster Posts: 2,118
Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

Try this:

=IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")

Is that something you can work with?
--------------------------

Regards,

Ron
Microsoft MVP (Excel)
(XL2003, Win XP)

...
> Need help with a formula.
>
> Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a
> specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that number
> then
> value should be "Pass"
>
> I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the value
> in the cells to say either Pass or Fail.
>
> current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8)
>
> Thanks

#3
March 4th 08, 08:48 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
 nadine external usenet poster Posts: 216
Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

Tried that originally, but at the bottom of the column want a count for all
that say Fail
Problem is when copy the formula down the column it sets all to Fail because
there isn't any data entered yet, so the count value is wrong. As data will
be entered daily, but there will be blank rows until the entire month is
filled in. But need the count to reflect current count for any day that
they look at it. So if the entire column says Fail, the count will be wrong.

Not too sure how to work around that unless I put in default values in all
the rows and columns, not wanting to do that as it will throw off the count
for all the other columns. And not giving true totals.
Is there a way to leave the pass/fail value blank until it has numbers in
the cells to sum?

"Ron Coderre" wrote:

> Try this:
>
> =IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")
>
> Is that something you can work with?
> --------------------------
>
> Regards,
>
> Ron
> Microsoft MVP (Excel)
> (XL2003, Win XP)
>
>
> "Nadine" > wrote in message
> ...
> > Need help with a formula.
> >
> > Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a
> > specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that number
> > then
> > value should be "Pass"
> >
> > I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the value
> > in the cells to say either Pass or Fail.
> >
> > current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8)
> >
> > Thanks

>
>
>

#4
March 4th 08, 08:52 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
 Ron Coderre external usenet poster Posts: 2,118
Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

Perhaps this?
=IF(COUNT(J8:R8),IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")," no data")

Does that help?
--------------------------

Regards,

Ron
Microsoft MVP (Excel)
(XL2003, Win XP)

...
> Tried that originally, but at the bottom of the column want a count for
> all
> that say Fail
> Problem is when copy the formula down the column it sets all to Fail
> because
> there isn't any data entered yet, so the count value is wrong. As data
> will
> be entered daily, but there will be blank rows until the entire month is
> filled in. But need the count to reflect current count for any day that
> they look at it. So if the entire column says Fail, the count will be
> wrong.
>
> Not too sure how to work around that unless I put in default values in all
> the rows and columns, not wanting to do that as it will throw off the
> count
> for all the other columns. And not giving true totals.
> Is there a way to leave the pass/fail value blank until it has numbers in
> the cells to sum?
>
> "Ron Coderre" wrote:
>
>> Try this:
>>
>> =IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")
>>
>> Is that something you can work with?
>> --------------------------
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Ron
>> Microsoft MVP (Excel)
>> (XL2003, Win XP)
>>
>>
>> "Nadine" > wrote in message
>> ...
>> > Need help with a formula.
>> >
>> > Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a
>> > specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that number
>> > then
>> > value should be "Pass"
>> >
>> > I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the
>> > value
>> > in the cells to say either Pass or Fail.
>> >
>> > current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8)
>> >
>> > Thanks

>>
>>
>>

#5
March 4th 08, 09:08 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
 nadine external usenet poster Posts: 216
Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

YES :-) that did the trick perfectly. Thank you thank you.. Been at this
for awhile now. I'll be adding this to my list of formula tips.

"Ron Coderre" wrote:

> Perhaps this?
> =IF(COUNT(J8:R8),IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")," no data")
>
> Does that help?
> --------------------------
>
> Regards,
>
> Ron
> Microsoft MVP (Excel)
> (XL2003, Win XP)
>
> "Nadine" > wrote in message
> ...
> > Tried that originally, but at the bottom of the column want a count for
> > all
> > that say Fail
> > Problem is when copy the formula down the column it sets all to Fail
> > because
> > there isn't any data entered yet, so the count value is wrong. As data
> > will
> > be entered daily, but there will be blank rows until the entire month is
> > filled in. But need the count to reflect current count for any day that
> > they look at it. So if the entire column says Fail, the count will be
> > wrong.
> >
> > Not too sure how to work around that unless I put in default values in all
> > the rows and columns, not wanting to do that as it will throw off the
> > count
> > for all the other columns. And not giving true totals.
> > Is there a way to leave the pass/fail value blank until it has numbers in
> > the cells to sum?
> >
> > "Ron Coderre" wrote:
> >
> >> Try this:
> >>
> >> =IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")
> >>
> >> Is that something you can work with?
> >> --------------------------
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>
> >> Ron
> >> Microsoft MVP (Excel)
> >> (XL2003, Win XP)
> >>
> >>
> >> "Nadine" > wrote in message
> >> ...
> >> > Need help with a formula.
> >> >
> >> > Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a
> >> > specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that number
> >> > then
> >> > value should be "Pass"
> >> >
> >> > I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the
> >> > value
> >> > in the cells to say either Pass or Fail.
> >> >
> >> > current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8)
> >> >
> >> > Thanks
> >>
> >>
> >>

>
>
>

#6
March 4th 08, 09:25 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
 Ron Coderre external usenet poster Posts: 2,118
Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

Regards,

Ron
Microsoft MVP (Excel)
(XL2003, Win XP)

...
> YES :-) that did the trick perfectly. Thank you thank you.. Been at
> this
> for awhile now. I'll be adding this to my list of formula tips.
>
> "Ron Coderre" wrote:
>
>> Perhaps this?
>> =IF(COUNT(J8:R8),IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")," no data")
>>
>> Does that help?
>> --------------------------
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Ron
>> Microsoft MVP (Excel)
>> (XL2003, Win XP)
>>
>> "Nadine" > wrote in message
>> ...
>> > Tried that originally, but at the bottom of the column want a count for
>> > all
>> > that say Fail
>> > Problem is when copy the formula down the column it sets all to Fail
>> > because
>> > there isn't any data entered yet, so the count value is wrong. As data
>> > will
>> > be entered daily, but there will be blank rows until the entire month
>> > is
>> > filled in. But need the count to reflect current count for any day
>> > that
>> > they look at it. So if the entire column says Fail, the count will be
>> > wrong.
>> >
>> > Not too sure how to work around that unless I put in default values in
>> > all
>> > the rows and columns, not wanting to do that as it will throw off the
>> > count
>> > for all the other columns. And not giving true totals.
>> > Is there a way to leave the pass/fail value blank until it has numbers
>> > in
>> > the cells to sum?
>> >
>> > "Ron Coderre" wrote:
>> >
>> >> Try this:
>> >>
>> >> =IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")
>> >>
>> >> Is that something you can work with?
>> >> --------------------------
>> >>
>> >> Regards,
>> >>
>> >> Ron
>> >> Microsoft MVP (Excel)
>> >> (XL2003, Win XP)
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> "Nadine" > wrote in message
>> >> ...
>> >> > Need help with a formula.
>> >> >
>> >> > Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a
>> >> > specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that
>> >> > number
>> >> > then
>> >> > value should be "Pass"
>> >> >
>> >> > I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the
>> >> > value
>> >> > in the cells to say either Pass or Fail.
>> >> >
>> >> > current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8)
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>

>>
>>
>>

#7
March 4th 08, 10:11 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
 Gord Dibben external usenet poster Posts: 22,909
Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

For a blank look.

=IF(COUNT(J8:R8),IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")," ")

Assumes the "Fail", "Pass" formulas are in column A

To count the occurences of Pass or Fail

=COUNTIF(A:A,"Fail")

=COUNTIF(A:A,"Pass")

Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP

On Tue, 4 Mar 2008 12:48:06 -0800, Nadine >
wrote:

>Tried that originally, but at the bottom of the column want a count for all
>that say Fail
>Problem is when copy the formula down the column it sets all to Fail because
>there isn't any data entered yet, so the count value is wrong. As data will
>be entered daily, but there will be blank rows until the entire month is
>filled in. But need the count to reflect current count for any day that
>they look at it. So if the entire column says Fail, the count will be wrong.
>
>Not too sure how to work around that unless I put in default values in all
>the rows and columns, not wanting to do that as it will throw off the count
>for all the other columns. And not giving true totals.
>Is there a way to leave the pass/fail value blank until it has numbers in
>the cells to sum?
>
>"Ron Coderre" wrote:
>
>> Try this:
>>
>> =IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")
>>
>> Is that something you can work with?
>> --------------------------
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Ron
>> Microsoft MVP (Excel)
>> (XL2003, Win XP)
>>
>>
>> "Nadine" > wrote in message
>> ...
>> > Need help with a formula.
>> >
>> > Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a
>> > specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that number
>> > then
>> > value should be "Pass"
>> >
>> > I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the value
>> > in the cells to say either Pass or Fail.
>> >
>> > current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8)
>> >
>> > Thanks

>>
>>
>>

#8
January 14th 13, 04:07 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
 Vitaliy Kozachuk external usenet poster Posts: 1
Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

What whould be a proper way to make a formula sum a total of pass/ fail results.
Let say i have Total Pass: on C2
and line of pass/fail on b14:b573
Thank you

On Tuesday, March 4, 2008 3:02:39 PM UTC-5, Ron Coderre wrote:
> Try this:
>
> =IF(SUM(J8:R8)<=8,"Fail","Pass")
>
> Is that something you can work with?
> --------------------------
>
> Regards,
>
> Ron
> Microsoft MVP (Excel)
> (XL2003, Win XP)
>
>
> "Nadine" > wrote in message
> ...
> > Need help with a formula.
> >
> > Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a
> > specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that number
> > then
> > value should be "Pass"
> >
> > I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the value
> > in the cells to say either Pass or Fail.
> >
> > current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8)
> >
> > Thanks

#9
January 14th 13, 04:34 PM
 VitaliyK Junior Member First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: Jan 2013 Posts: 1

What whould be a proper way to make a formula sum a total of pass/ fail results.
Let say i have Total Pass: on C2
and line of pass/fail on b14:b573
Thank you

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Nadine Need help with a formula. Want to sum the total of a range of cells, then if it is less then a specific number the value should be "Fail", if greater then that number then value should be "Pass" I've used the And function True or False results. But they want the value in the cells to say either Pass or Fail. current formula: =AND(SUM(J8:R8)>0,SUM(J8:R8)<8) Thanks
#10
August 6th 13, 10:20 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
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Formula help - Sum results Pass or Fail

this one works for school based users

Subject order: Home Lang, Sec Add Lang, Life Orient, Math/Mlit, PHS/ACC/HIST, Bust/Life Sc, Geog/ Econ. use excel.
=IF(AND(D2>39,E2>29,F2>39,OR(G2>29,OR(OR(J2>29,L2> 29,K2>29),OR(I2>29,M2>29),OR(N2>29,H2>29)))),"PASS ","FAIL")...

test with various marks according to the pass requirements. Hope this will be helpful

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