Excel | Advanced lookup functions exercise | Music Exams - MATCH nested in VLOOKUP

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Software ==> Excel  (146 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Advanced lookup functions  (9 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Courses ==> Excel Advanced  /  Excel Business Modelling
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Open the file contained within the folder name shown above.

The pupil exam data spreadsheet

Our lookup will search through this table of data.

In cells C27:C31, create a formulae that includes the MATCH function inside the =VLOOKUP formula. This will look at the names in cells A27:A31 and use these to find a match number to use as the column reference in the lookup.

Using MATCH inside VLOOKUP

Column B finds the answers using just an =VLOOKUP.

Check that your formula works by changing the Pupil name in cell B26.

Use Save As... to save the file in your own new Excel work folder.

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