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Excel Formula Request

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by lee_1133, Oct 13, 2008.

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  1. lee_1133

    lee_1133 Thread Starter

    Aug 24, 2002
    I need a formula for excel that will give me a % increase conditional on the number to start with.


    I buy something that costs between 0 & £1 and want to sell at a 100% mark up however if it costs between £1 and £2 I want to reduce the mark to say 50% and so on. Can someone provide a formula that can do this?

  2. edhicks


    Jun 30, 2008
    Try this
    Sales price=if(cost>2,1.25*cost,if(cost>1,1.5*cost,2*cost)) where cost is cell containing price to be marked up.

    mark up is 25% where cost >2
    mark up is 50% where cost is between 1 & 2
    mark up is 100% where cost <1

    Good luck let us know if any problems
  3. Zack Barresse

    Zack Barresse

    Jul 25, 2004
    Setup a separate table with the values you want associated with them. So if your value was in F2 (pounds), table in A:B (header row in row 1), a lookup formula in F3...


    .. then you just use a simple multiplication to add your markup...


    Is that what you're looking for? I've uploaded a sample file.

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