Excel | Lookup functions exercise | Holidays - Vlookup

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Software ==> Excel  (151 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2010 and later
Topic ==> Lookup functions  (14 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Excel training
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Four range names have been created in this file.  Use the name box to find out what they refer to.

Excel 2010 exercise - IF and LOOKUP functions (image 1)

Click a range name to select the cells it refers to

Create a Vlookup function in each of the yellow cells to return the base price and multiplier for the chosen destination and holiday type.

Excel 2010 exercise - IF and LOOKUP functions (image 2)

The hedonistic holiday to Thailand is the most expensive

Try typing in different destinations and holiday types to make sure the functions are working properly.

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13 Dec 17 at 01:30

This was my first attempt at a VLOOKUP function after watching various videos to understand it, and to be honest this particular exercise was more trial and error if you only half-way understand what to do with the function. The difficulty says "Average" and this is more a heads-up to pay attention to the fact that there are multiple criteria involved. Overall it was pretty challenging but i like i said this exercise was my first time ever working with VLOOKUP after teaching myself.