Using the MIN IF Function

aware073

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Hi! I'm not an excel newbie but just learning all about the different functions that can make my job a lot easier.. In the spreadsheet I'm working on I know I need to use a MIN IF formula but I cant seem to get it to work. I have a list of Part Numbers in Column A, repeated multiple times according to how many different purchase prices there have been. Column D has those purchase prices listed. I need column E to be the lowest purchase price for each part number. Any suggestions?

My example:
A D E(Desired)
2000007 8.49 7.27
2000007 7.36 7.27
2000007 8.24 7.27
2000007 7.27 7.27
2000009 8.47 4.85
2000009 4.85 4.85
2000008 3.21 3.21
 
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gaz_chops

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Welcome to the forum.

Try this entered as an array.
=MIN(IF($A$1:$A$100=A1,$D$1:$D$100))
 

aware073

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Thanks for the response. I tried that but I'm getting the lowest of rows 1-100 in every box :confused:
 

gaz_chops

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Because you didn't enter as an array. You must enter using Ctrl, Shift & Enter, if done correctly you'll see curly brackets either side in the formula bar.
 

aware073

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Because you didn't enter as an array. You must enter using Ctrl, Shift & Enter, if done correctly you'll see curly brackets either side in the formula bar.

Ah that worked perfect. Thank you so so much!
 
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