re: "I have tried conditional formatting but to no avail"
I guess you didn't try hard enough! ;-)
With your base case in A1 and your 10 tests in B1:K1, enter this formula in L1:
=IF(COUNTIF(B1:K1,">"&A1+0.002)>0, "X", "")
Use this for the Conditional Formatting rule:
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