Excel | Conditional formulae exercise | Using =IF to Calculate Sales Commission

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Software ==> Excel  (151 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Conditional formulae  (17 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Subject ==> Excel training
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We want to calculate the commission for all the sales reps in Column C:

Sales Commission

We need to use an =IF commission to calculate the commission.

In cell C4 create an =IF function to calculate the commission.  Use the following to help you:

  • If the sales in column B >= 30000, commission rate is 20%
  • Sales anything less, commission rate is 1%

Don't forget to set up range names for the input cells in column F

Copy the commission rate formulae down column C to calculate all the other reps' commissions.

Change your commission rate input cells in column F to check that your =IF function is working correctly:

Checking the =IF function

When you change the input cells in column F the commission will change.

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