#### How to use VLookup with a range of numbers?

```Hi I'm trying to solve this problem I have and could use some help, I was
wondering if its possible to use VLookup to check through a range of data in
one cell, ex: 89-100 or 71-74. But I'm not sure if there is a way to make
excel understand FROM 89 TO 100 0r 71 TO 74. (Yes I've just started learning
excel on my own)

This is the problem I'm trying to solve:

To calculate the data in the 20 Point Scale column, enter a formula that
converts each student’s Final Percentage to a number grade on the 20 Point
Scale as outlined below:-

80% and above = 1
75-79% = 2
71-74% = 3
70% = 4
67-69% = 5
64-66% = 6
61-63% = 7
60% = 8
57-59% = 9
54-56% = 10
51-53% = 11
50% = 12
47-49%  = 13
44-46% = 14
41-43% = 15
40% = 16
35-39% = 17
30-34% = 18
20-29% = 19
0-19% = 20

The formula used to calculate the 20 Point Scale grades should accomplish
the following:-
	If a student has “0” for their Final Percentage, they should automatically
receive an “X” in the 20 Point Scale column (use an IF function to accomplish
this).
	Otherwise, students’ grades are calculated using the scale in the table
above (use the VLOOKUP function to accomplish this).
	The formula must use cell references. You must not use numbers or text
inside any of the formulas or functions on the worksheet.
	Create additional tables in the worksheet to accomplish this.

Hint: Create a table for the 20-point scale in a separate area of the
worksheet and use the VLOOKUP function to convert the final percentage to the
correct number on the 20-point scale. You will need to set up the correct
breakpoints in this table in order for the VLOOKUP function to work.

Thanks

```
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4/5/2010 4:20:26 PM
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```Create a lookup table like this:

A    B
0     20
20   19
30   18
35   17
and so on...

then use VLOOKUP function

"Snake" wrote:

> Hi I'm trying to solve this problem I have and could use some help, I was
> wondering if its possible to use VLookup to check through a range of data in
> one cell, ex: 89-100 or 71-74. But I'm not sure if there is a way to make
> excel understand FROM 89 TO 100 0r 71 TO 74. (Yes I've just started learning
> excel on my own)
>
> This is the problem I'm trying to solve:
>
> To calculate the data in the 20 Point Scale column, enter a formula that
> converts each student’s Final Percentage to a number grade on the 20 Point
> Scale as outlined below:-
>
> 80% and above = 1
> 75-79% = 2
> 71-74% = 3
> 70% = 4
> 67-69% = 5
> 64-66% = 6
> 61-63% = 7
> 60% = 8
> 57-59% = 9
> 54-56% = 10
> 51-53% = 11
> 50% = 12
> 47-49%  = 13
> 44-46% = 14
> 41-43% = 15
> 40% = 16
> 35-39% = 17
> 30-34% = 18
> 20-29% = 19
> 0-19% = 20
>
> The formula used to calculate the 20 Point Scale grades should accomplish
> the following:-
> 	If a student has “0” for their Final Percentage, they should automatically
> receive an “X” in the 20 Point Scale column (use an IF function to accomplish
> this).
> 	Otherwise, students’ grades are calculated using the scale in the table
> above (use the VLOOKUP function to accomplish this).
> 	The formula must use cell references. You must not use numbers or text
> inside any of the formulas or functions on the worksheet.
> 	Create additional tables in the worksheet to accomplish this.
>
> Hint: Create a table for the 20-point scale in a separate area of the
> worksheet and use the VLOOKUP function to convert the final percentage to the
> correct number on the 20-point scale. You will need to set up the correct
> breakpoints in this table in order for the VLOOKUP function to work.
>
> Thanks
>
```
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Utf
4/5/2010 5:28:30 PM
```>Would love some help or a helpful link

http://contextures.com/xlFunctions02.html

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"Snake" <Snake@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:D2BB49E6-EE60-48C6-8A63-5EFFAF07D308@microsoft.com...
> Hi I'm trying to solve this problem I have and could use some help, I was
> wondering if its possible to use VLookup to check through a range of data
> in
> one cell, ex: 89-100 or 71-74. But I'm not sure if there is a way to make
> excel understand FROM 89 TO 100 0r 71 TO 74. (Yes I've just started
> learning
> excel on my own)
>
> This is the problem I'm trying to solve:
>
> To calculate the data in the 20 Point Scale column, enter a formula that
> converts each student's Final Percentage to a number grade on the 20 Point
> Scale as outlined below:-
>
> 80% and above = 1
> 75-79% = 2
> 71-74% = 3
> 70% = 4
> 67-69% = 5
> 64-66% = 6
> 61-63% = 7
> 60% = 8
> 57-59% = 9
> 54-56% = 10
> 51-53% = 11
> 50% = 12
> 47-49%  = 13
> 44-46% = 14
> 41-43% = 15
> 40% = 16
> 35-39% = 17
> 30-34% = 18
> 20-29% = 19
> 0-19% = 20
>
> The formula used to calculate the 20 Point Scale grades should accomplish
> the following:-
> ? If a student has "0" for their Final Percentage, they should
> automatically
> receive an "X" in the 20 Point Scale column (use an IF function to
> accomplish
> this).
> ? Otherwise, students' grades are calculated using the scale in the table
> above (use the VLOOKUP function to accomplish this).
> ? The formula must use cell references. You must not use numbers or text
> inside any of the formulas or functions on the worksheet.
> ? Create additional tables in the worksheet to accomplish this.
>
> Hint: Create a table for the 20-point scale in a separate area of the
> worksheet and use the VLOOKUP function to convert the final percentage to
> the
> correct number on the 20-point scale. You will need to set up the correct
> breakpoints in this table in order for the VLOOKUP function to work.
>
> Thanks
>

```
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T
4/5/2010 10:28:59 PM
```Thanks folks problem solved, really appreciated the help.

I'm posting a 2 more problems i got would really appreciate ur help

Thanks very much
```
 0
Utf
4/6/2010 11:42:01 PM

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