Multiple IF statement

didactics

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Hello all:
Maybe someone can help with this problem!
Cell A1 and B1 contain #'s.
In Cell C1 Im looking to divide the highest value by the lowest value between the two cells but only if there is a value in cell A1.

Here's the formula I tried to use.

Code:
=IF((AND(a1,a1<b1)),a1/b1,b1/a1)


Different explanation... if (there's a value in cell A1, (and if the value in cell A1 is < value in cell B1))if true divide A1/B1, if false divide B1/A1.

Only problem with this is.... it's not recognizing the 1st value. I don't have anything in cell A1 and I'm still getting a result in cell C1
 

Excel Facts

How to find 2nd largest value in a column?
MAX finds the largest value. =LARGE(A:A,2) will find the second largest. =SMALL(A:A,3) will find the third smallest
Try:
=IF(AND(A1<>0,B1<>0),MAX(A1,B1)/MIN(A1,B1),"")
 
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