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    Formula/s to find a certain number in a group/cell and then do calculations.

    Hi folks

    The attached sample sheet gives a target number in A2.

    Col B lists various combinations of numbers (always 4 numbers)

    Cells C1:H1 display the numbers that are LOWER than our targeted number (7)

    Cells C2:H2 show a value for each of the numbers (1 to 6) that are lower than (7)

    What I want to do from Col B is find every Cell with our targeted number (7) and then show the PRODUCT of the number/s (from the value cells for each) lower than our target.

    Our targeted number will never be the first number, but can be 2nd, 3rd or fourth number but will not repeat in the same cell.

    We have no interest in this sample for numbers 8 and above.

    In Row 3 I have just manually input the values from numbers 1,2,3 and shown the product in Cell I3 to show what I want to achieve.

    Hope that makes sense.

    Cheers
    Hammer
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    Re: Formula/s to find a certain number in a group/cell and then do calculations.

    Put this formula in C3, then copy down and across through column H:

    =IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH(","&C$1&",", ","&$B3&",")), C$2, "")


    Copy your formula I3 downward.

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    Re: Formula/s to find a certain number in a group/cell and then do calculations.

    Hi JBeaucaire
    That does the trick but are we able to leave all the cells in C:H blank that do not have our targeted number? (I should have mentioned I need to do that, apologies).
    When I continue on with other sheets the targeted number will change so I need the formula to recognise the number I will have in A2
    Cheers
    Hammer

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