# Need a formula to compare one cell to a range, then depending on the result multiply to another cell

#### katryte623

##### New Member
I'm going to explain this as easy as I possibly can. Cell Z4 has a fuel amount. Let's say \$2.50. If that amount falls within this range, then it will multiply by that percentage. So if somebody where to change the number in Z4, the result would update. The result is going in cell Z10.

Now once the fuel surcharge is calculated, I also need the fuel calculated which is a simple Y10*1.65.

So my original calculation was:
=IF(AND(Z4>=A42,Z4<B42),Z4*D42,IF(AND(Z4>=A43,Z4<B43),Z4*D43,IF(AND(Z4>=A44,Z4<B44),Z4*D44,IF(AND(Z4>=A45,Z4<B45),Z4*D45,IF(AND(Z4>=A46,Z4<B46),Z4*D46)*IF(AND(Z4>=A47,Z4<B47),Z4*D47,IF(AND(Z4>=A48,Z4<B48),Z4*D48,IF(AND(Z4>=A49,Z4<B49),Z4*D49,IF(AND(Z4>=A50,Z4<B50),Z4*D50,IF(AND(Z4>=A51,Z4<B51),Z4*D51,IF(AND(Z4>=A52,Z4<B52),Z4*D52,IF(AND(Z4>=A53,Z4<B53),Z4*D53,IF(AND(Z4>=A54,Z4<B54),Z4*D54,IF(AND(Z4>=A55,Z4<B55),Z4*D55)))))))))))))+(X10*1.65)

but that did not work

column A column B column D
row 42 \$2.60 \$2.69 1%
row 43 \$2.70 \$2.79 2%
row 44 \$2.80 \$2.89 3%
row 45 \$2.90 \$2.99 4%
row 46 \$3.00 \$3.09 5%
row 47 \$3.10 \$3.19 6%
row 48 \$3.20 \$3.29 7%
row 49 \$3.30 \$3.39 8%
row 50 \$3.40 \$3.49 9%
row 51 \$3.50 \$3.59 10%
row 52 \$3.60 \$3.69 11%
row 53 \$3.70 \$3.79 12%
row 54 \$3.80 \$3.89 13%
row 55 \$3.90 \$3.99 14%

Thank you!

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#### katryte623

##### New Member
The formula did not copy correctly, its actually this but a longer continuance =IF(AND(Z4>=A42,Z4<B42),Z4*D42,IF(AND(Z4>=A43,Z4<B43),Z4*D43

#### jtakw

##### Well-known Member
Hi,

Put an EXTRA SPACE in front of ALL the "less than" < symbols in your formula so it'll show properly.

#### katryte623

##### New Member
ok so I tried a different, shorter way:

=(\$X\$10*((SUMPRODUCT((\$Z\$4>=\$A42:\$A55)*(\$Z\$4<=\$B42:\$B55)*\$Z\$4*(\$D42:\$D55)))))

(the formula looks right to me, I hope when I post all of the symbols don't go away)

#### jtakw

##### Well-known Member
That's what I "thought" you were trying to do, below is "slightly" cleaned upped version of your SUMPRODUCT formula, and a LOOKUP alternative.
I don't think you were on the right tract with the Original IF/AND statement (although IF/AND could work, but I think the logic was not correct in your attempt).

#### katryte623

##### New Member
I see how you cleaned up the formula! Thanks! So I tried it and in my X10 I have 125 and in Z4 I have \$3.307. So when I enter the formula in, the result that pops up is \$33.07. But if you simply take 125 x 8% (since \$3.307 falls into the 8% category - line 49) the result is \$10.00

#### jtakw

##### Well-known Member
Then why do you have *Z4 in your formula in Post #4 ???

If all you want is X10 ( 125 ) * 8%, just take out *Z4 in the formulas:

#### katryte623

##### New Member
Awesome it worked! Sorry I'm self-taught for the most part.

#### jtakw

##### Well-known Member
You're welcome, welcome to the forum.

No problem at All, glad to help.

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