Exercise: Excel 2007 choosing type of celebrity - look up

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Category ==> Excel 2010  (83 exercises)
Topic ==> Advanced lookup functions  (6 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
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Different types of celebrity have different earning powers (politicians command less fees than footballers, for instance) - we want to build this fact into our model.  As a first step, open the workbook in the folder shown above.

Create a new worksheet listing the different possible types of celebrity and the fee multiplier for each - here is a suggestion:

Excel 2010 exercise - Advanced lookup functions (image 1)

You can add your own celebrity types if you like ...

Add a new input cell to the Inputs sheet, allowing you to choose a type for your celebrity:

Excel 2010 exercise - Advanced lookup functions (image 2)

Use data validation to limit the choices to those in the first column of your factors spreadsheet

Amend your revenue calculations to include a celebrity factor:

Excel 2010 exercise - Advanced lookup functions (image 3)

You need to put a VLOOKUP formula in the cell shown selected

Check that your formula works for different celebrity types, then save and close the workbook.

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