Formula to equal 1 never 0

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June 22, 2010 at 10:27:15
Specs: Windows Vista
Hoping you can help with the this formula so I can have no zero result.

I have entered a formula:

I do not want it to give me an answer of zero though. If the answer is zero, I want it to show as a one.

How would I adjust this formula for that?

I'd greatly appreciate any assistance with this.


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June 22, 2010 at 10:46:56

As I don't know what your data is, I have to assume that either $E$2-K9 or L9-K9 could equal zero. Therefore I have used an IF() statement to assess the result of either, and return 1 for a zero result or the original result if not zero.


I don't think that you need all the brackets - so I have removed some. Test it with both version to be sure that both formulas perform identically.


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June 22, 2010 at 10:53:54
Thank you for your help!

I tried your formula but because I had set the cell to show no decimals, I needed to adjust it slightly.

This one worked:

I wouldn't have figured it out without your help though.

Thank you so much!

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June 22, 2010 at 11:17:50
You're welcome,

and thanks for the feedback.



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