# More than 7 if statements what can I do

#### Vince1199s

##### New Member
I am struggling with a formula, I was hoping to use nested if's however I need more than seven if statements and excel cannot process over 7. What can I do ? I tried (=IF(AND(B:B="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk") which is fine for a two answer result so I thought what if I nest these ? (=IF(AND(B:B="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk"),IF(AND(D:D="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk") that didn't work out so well I got "#VALUE!" so I tried the same with IF(OR and got the same results.

Column A is how many floors in the building and columns B-E is the type of installation and below is the example of how they are split between risks Low to High.

High Risk If A>5 and B=Yes, If A>5 and D=Yes

Medium Risk If A<6 and B=Yes, If A<6 and D=Yes, If A>5 and C=Yes, IF A>5 and B=No, C=No, D=No, E=No

Low Risk If A <6 and C=Yes, If E=Yes, IF A<6 and B=No, C=No, D=No, E=No below is the sheet with the formulas I have already tried and their results, I have 7000 in total to risk score.

MOB Trial.xlsx
ABCDEFGHIJK
1Number of FloorsInternal RiserExternal RiserInternal ManifoldExternal ManifoldTrial Formula 1Trial Formula 2Trial Formula 3Trial Formula 4Trial Formula 5Trial Formula 6
24NoNoNoNoFALSE#VALUE!FALSEFALSE#VALUE!FALSE
33NoYesNoNoFALSE#VALUE!Low RiskFALSE#VALUE!Low Risk
46YesNoNoNoHigh Risk#VALUE!High RiskHigh Risk#VALUE!High Risk
53NoNoNoNoFALSE#VALUE!FALSEFALSE#VALUE!FALSE
63NoNoNoNoFALSE#VALUE!FALSEFALSE#VALUE!FALSE
73NoNoNoNoFALSE#VALUE!FALSEFALSE#VALUE!FALSE
83NoNoNoNoFALSE#VALUE!FALSEFALSE#VALUE!FALSE
94NoNoNoNoFALSE#VALUE!FALSEFALSE#VALUE!FALSE
105NoNoNoNoFALSE#VALUE!FALSEFALSE#VALUE!FALSE
114NoNoNoNoFALSE#VALUE!FALSEFALSE#VALUE!FALSE
Sheet1
Cell Formulas
RangeFormula
F2:F11F2=IF(AND(B:B="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk")
G2:G11G2=IF(AND(B:B="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk"),IF(AND(D:D="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk")
H2:H11H2=IF(AND(B:B="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk",IF(AND(D:D="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk",IF(AND(D:D="Yes",A:A<6),"Medium Risk",IF(AND(B:B="Yes",A:A<6),"Medium Risk",IF(AND(C:C="Yes",A:A>5),"Medium Risk",IF(AND(C:C="Yes",A:A<6),"Low Risk",IF(AND(D:D="Yes",A:A<6),"Medium Risk")))))))
I2:I11I2=IF(OR(B:B="Yes",D:D="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk")
J2:J11J2=IF(OR(B:B="Yes",D:D="Yes",A:A>5),"High Risk"),IF(OR(B:B="Yes",D:D="Yes",A:A<6),"Medium Risk")
K2:K11K2=IF(AND(A:A>5,B:B="yes"),"High Risk",IF(AND(A:A>5,D:D="yes"),"High Risk",IF(AND(A:A>5,C:C="yes"),"Medium Risk",IF(AND(A:A<6,B:B="yes"),"Medium Risk",IF(AND(A:A<6,D:D="yes"),"Medium Risk",IF(AND(A:A<6,C:C="yes"),"Low Risk",IF(E:E="Yes","Low Risk")))))))

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#### VBE313

##### Well-known Member
If you have Office 365, try =IFS

#### JimM

##### Well-known Member
Presumably if it's not high risk or medium risk it's low risk?
If so you don't specifically need to define the low risk options, this may work

=IF(AND(A2>5,OR(B2="YES",D2="YES")),"High Risk",IF(OR(AND(A2<6,OR(B2="YES",D2="YES")),AND(A2>5,C2="YES"),AND(A2>5,B2="NO",C2="NO",D2="NO",E2="NO")),"Medium Risk","Low Risk"))

#### Vince1199s

##### New Member
Sorry it's taken time to try this out but I have now and it works great, really appreciate your help on this.

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