#### Help with Formulas #2

```I need help with creating a formula.  I want to count the total number
of individuals who meet a certain criteria in one column and a certain
criteria in another column.  For example: I want to find out the total
number of people who live in Germany and went on a specific trip.  For
argument sake let's say column A is at lists only Y or N for yes and
no, and column B is a list of Countries such as Germany, America, etc.
I would like to figure out the total number of individuals who have a Y
in column A and the word Germany in column B.  This is what I have done
so far and it works for counting only those with Germany in column B or
a Y in column A:

The first formula will give me the total number of individuals with the
word Germany in column B, and the second will give me a total number of
individuals with a Y in column A.  How can I combine these two formulas
to come up with one that will only count those individuals who have both
the word Germany in column B and a Y in column A?  I appreciate your
assistance with this matter.  Please respond to fritzj@interquest.de

Thanks,
Fritz

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```=SUMPRODUCT(--(A1:A100=\"Y\"),--(B1:B100=\"GERMANY\"))

is your formula and next time, it is not necessary to multipost
whatever problem you have.

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```fritzj8 Wrote:
> I need help with creating a formula.  I want to count the total number
> of individuals who meet a certain criteria in one column and a certain
> criteria in another column.  For example: I want to find out the total
> number of people who live in Germany and went on a specific trip.  For
> argument sake let's say column A is at lists only Y or N for yes and
> no, and column B is a list of Countries such as Germany, America, etc.
> I would like to figure out the total number of individuals who have a Y
> in column A and the word Germany in column B.  This is what I have done
> so far and it works for counting only those with Germany in column B or
> a Y in column A:
>
>
> The first formula will give me the total number of individuals with the
> word Germany in column B, and the second will give me a total number of
> individuals with a Y in column A.  How can I combine these two formulas
> to come up with one that will only count those individuals who have both
> the word Germany in column B and a Y in column A?  I appreciate your
> assistance with this matter.  Please respond to fritzj@interquest.de
>
> Thanks,
> Fritz

Hi Fritz

Try this > =SUM((A1:A15="Y")*(B1:B15="Germany"))

This needs to be enterred as an array, so type in the formula and then
press CTRL/Shift/Enter all together

Change the ranges to suit your data

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9/12/2005 1:35:35 PM
```Thanks BenjieLop that did it.  Now all I need help with figuring out is
how to count only those fields that have a date in them.  For example:
Column C has various dates listed and some of the entries are just text
such as 12-Sep-05 or the words Did Not Go.  However, all I need to count
are only those fields with a date in the block and not text.  Any ideas?

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9/12/2005 2:30:33 PM
```fritzj8 Wrote:
> Thanks BenjieLop that did it.  Now all I need help with figuring out i
> how to count only those fields that have a date in them.  For example
> Column C has various dates listed and some of the entries are just tex
> such as 12-Sep-05 or the words Did Not Go.  However, all I need to coun
> are only those fields with a date in the block and not text.  Any ideas?

If I understand you correctly, column C entries are either dates or th
words "Did Not Go" and I will assume all the Column C cells ar
"general" formatted. Your formula will then be

=COUNTIF(C1:C100,\"<>DID NOT GO\"

Regards

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9/12/2005 3:43:45 PM
```Yes column C is either a date or text, and no the cells are no
"general" formatted but rather "date" formatted.  It is just that som
of them have text rather than a date.  I only want to count the field
with an actual date in them for example:

Column C
24-Aug-05
No Show
01-Sep-05
12-Sep-05
No Show

I want my formula to count just the fields with a date in it and giv
me a total, which in this example is three.  That way I know only thre
people attended.  I do not need to count the fields with text or nothin
in them.

Thanks,
Frit

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9/12/2005 3:57:36 PM
```The formula that I gave you will still work then. Simply change "Did Not
Go" to "No Show" in the formula and you will be OK.

Regards.

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