If and AND function together

shonu1320

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I am trying to construct a formula using If and AND function together and needs help with the same.

I want to say IFA5="NO", AND A7>0 and A8>0, then output "Check", Otherwise leave it blank

A5, A7, and A8 also have a If formula nested in them.

It sounds simple and I have done couple of arguments but I am only getting error.

Here are my try's
=IF(A5)="NO",AND(A7>0,A8>0),"CHECK","" I got errors on this formula
OR
=IF(AND(A5="NO",(A7>0,A8>0)),"CHECK","")
This formula said CHECK even when A5 is not equal to NO, said TRUE when both the conditions were true(but I want it to say check instead of true)and said FALSE when IF condition met but AND condition did not meet(I want it to leave the cell blank instead of calling it false.
What am I doing wrong and how can I fix it? Please Help!
 

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shonu1320

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Oh My Gosh! It worked perfectly :) Thank you so much for quick reply. I see where I was missing the conditions.
 

T. Valko

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I am trying to construct a formula using If and AND function together and needs help with the same.

I want to say IFA5="NO", AND A7>0 and A8>0, then output "Check", Otherwise leave it blank

A5, A7, and A8 also have a If formula nested in them.

It sounds simple and I have done couple of arguments but I am only getting error.

Here are my try's
=IF(A5)="NO",AND(A7>0,A8>0),"CHECK","" I got errors on this formula
OR
=IF(AND(A5="NO",(A7>0,A8>0)),"CHECK","")
This formula said CHECK even when A5 is not equal to NO, said TRUE when both the conditions were true(but I want it to say check instead of true)and said FALSE when IF condition met but AND condition did not meet(I want it to leave the cell blank instead of calling it false.
What am I doing wrong and how can I fix it? Please Help!
Try it like this...

=IF(AND(A5="NO",A7>0,A8>0),"CHECK","")

Note that if A7 and/or A8 contain TEXT (or formula blanks) then the test for >0 will evaluate to TRUE.

Yo may need/want to also test that the cells contain numbers. Something like this will do that:

=IF(AND(A5="NO",COUNTIF(A7:A8,">0")=2),"CHECK","")
 

T. Valko

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=IF(A5="NO",IF(AND(A7>0,A8>0),"CHECK",""),"")
=IF(AND(A5="NO",A7>0,A8>0),"CHECK","")

"Mechanically", both formulas do the exact same thing.

They just get there from different directions. ;)
 

shonu1320

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A7 and A8 have if formula nested in them to bring value in numbers.

I don't know why both the formulas did not work the same for me.
 

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