#### Divide two cells and if the number is negative display is as zero

```I have an excell spread sheet and i am dividing two cells. Most of the
numbers are positve but some of the numbers are negative. I want to put a
formula in to all the cells that will divide the two cells and give me the
answer to one digit but if the number is negative i want it to display as 0.
```
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1/15/2010 3:07:01 AM
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```Maybe something like this...

=MAX(0,ROUND(A1/A2,1))

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"mike" <mike@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:74196BD1-586C-47B9-BAFE-C0D895666B9A@microsoft.com...
>I have an excell spread sheet and i am dividing two cells. Most of the
> numbers are positve but some of the numbers are negative. I want to put a
> formula in to all the cells that will divide the two cells and give me the
> answer to one digit but if the number is negative i want it to display as
> 0.

```
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T
1/15/2010 3:13:58 AM
```Hi Mike,

Following assumes that A1 is divided by B1

=IF(A1/B1<0,0,A1/B1)

However, if you have any zeros in column B then you will get #DIV/0! error
so you might want to expand the formula and put "" in lieu of the error.
=IF(ISERROR(A1/B1),"",IF(A1/B1<0,0,A1/B1))

If you want zero instead of "" if dividing by zero then replace the "" with
zero.
=IF(ISERROR(A1/B1),0,IF(A1/B1<0,0,A1/B1))

--
Regards,

OssieMac

"mike" wrote:

> I have an excell spread sheet and i am dividing two cells. Most of the
> numbers are positve but some of the numbers are negative. I want to put a
> formula in to all the cells that will divide the two cells and give me the
> answer to one digit but if the number is negative i want it to display as 0.
```
 0
Utf
1/15/2010 3:33:01 AM

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