#### Count last nonzero number in a column

```Hi

I have columns of numbers, A:Z.  Each column has either numbers, zero's, or
text.
I need to find the row number that has the "Last" nonzero number.

So if A1="car" , A2=0, A3=6, A4="Boat"

I would need a value of 3, the last occurence of a nonzero number (6).

```
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```Hi
try the following formula:
=LOOKUP(2,1/((A1:A100<>0)*(ISNUMBER(A1:A100))),ROW(A1:A100))

--
Regards
Frank Kabel
Frankfurt, Germany

"Jeff" <Jeff@discussions.microsoft.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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> Hi
>
> I have columns of numbers, A:Z.  Each column has either numbers,
zero's, or
> text.
> I need to find the row number that has the "Last" nonzero number.
>
> So if A1="car" , A2=0, A3=6, A4="Boat"
>
> I would need a value of 3, the last occurence of a nonzero number
(6).
>

```
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frank.kabel (11126)
10/5/2004 1:38:29 PM

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