Excel | Lookup functions exercise | Dog Jacket Sizes - Lookups

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Software ==> Excel  (145 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Lookup functions  (14 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Courses ==> Excel Advanced  /  Excel Business Modelling
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We want to work out the right size jacket to order for each dog:

Using Lookups

The table on the right shows which size fits the different neck sizes.

In cell C4, create an =VLOOKUP formula that chooses a jacket size for each dog.  Use the neck sizes and jacket sizes table in column E and F as your lookup table.   Creating a range name will help to use in the formula:

=VLOOKUP (Lookup cell, Table Range, Column ref)

Change the XL message to Extra Large and the S to Small and the small threshold from 20 to 18 to check that your formula works:

Lookup Tables for Text

Your answers should be very similar to those here.

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