# IF THEN Statements: Assign A Letter Grade To A Number

May 9, 2006
I have figured out how to assign a letter grade to a number, but am having trouble assigning it the other way, a number to a letter grade. For instance: If a student gets an A, I want the column next to it to indicate that the A represents a 4; a B represents a 3; a C represents a 2; D a 1; and F a 0. This will allow an easy grade point average calculation.

A 4 History

C 2 Math

A 4 English

B 3 Physical Ed

D 1 Science

GPA 2.80

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Oct 9, 2008

Newbie here. I have a very frustrating problem. I am using excel for my gradebook at school. I've tried several different ways to assign a letter grade to an number average. It works fine each different way I do it, VLOOKUP, IF, etc. But, I have about 5 grades out of 100 which give the wrong letter grade. For instance, my scale says that a grade of 85 should be lowest limit of a "B", but I get a "C" returned in the cell instead. Like I said, it only happens on a few grades. The biggest majority work fine. I can't figure out why. Any ideas? Attached is one of the "problems" with a student's grades. Note the Final Avg with a grade of "C", it should be "B".

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Mar 30, 2008

I have a range of cells C11:C29,G12:G18,G20:G23,G25:G26,G28:G29,C33:C42,G33:G42,C46:C47,G46:G47,C51:C54,G51:G59,C58:C59 that contains letter grades (egs. A+,C- etc). I need the code for a macro that checks each cell from this range and if the value of the cell is A+ then the cell's value changes to 100, if the cell's value is A then change the cell's value to 98, if cell's value is B+ then change to 88 ...and so on...you get the idea (i will complete the rest of conditions but i just need the basic code).

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Oct 3, 2006

Need to write a formula that would assign a letter grade (in row W) to the average in row V, based on the school's scale. So, row V contains my averages (in % form) and I want row W to have the letter equivalents.

93+=A

85-92=B

75-84=C

67-74=D

<66=F

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Jun 15, 2009

I have some delivery ratings from suppliers, and I want to assign a specific letter to each rating, depending of the obtained number. Criteria is:.........

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Aug 11, 2007

creating a function to turn a percent (0-100) into a letter grade, I am creating a gradebook spreadsheet.

I think VLOOKUP is the way to go here, but I do not understand vlookup at all no matter how many times I try to look at demos or read how-tos.

I created two columns, one with what the grade entails (93-100 , 90-93 and so on) and the next column has A, A-, etc. But I can't get vlookup to work, any suggestions? I am pretty noob when it comes to excel.

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Feb 14, 2009

I, too, am trying to use excel to the fullest. My first issue is, I would like to convert the numberic grade in one cell to a letter grade in another cell. I am not really good with all the vocabulary, but would love to learn it, and can copy a formula pretty well!!!! Not so good with functions and macros but would love to learn. All help appreciated.

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Dec 29, 2013

I created an Excel 2010 macro enabled workbook (.xlsm) which calculates the letter grades of test scores between 1 and 100.

To use the workbook:

1. Put the scores in one column of the open worksheet.

2. Select the first score with the mouse (i.e. make this the "active cell").

3.Click on the "Calculate Grades" button on the sheet.

Public Function LGrade(ByVal score As Variant) As String

'Returns the letter grade based on a test score.

On Error GoTo ErrHandler

Select Case score

Case Is > 100: LGrade = "A+"

Case 95 To 100: LGrade = "A"

Case 90 To 94: LGrade = "A-"

Case 87 To 89: LGrade = "B+"

[code].....

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Nov 28, 2012

Listed below are the grades for a student. Some columns have blanks. I have to find the highest grade (A being the highest) in the range.

I'm going up with the opposite (F) with this formula:

=CHAR(MAX(INDEX(CODE(A22:M22&CHAR(1)),0)))

How do I get A?

I'm using Excel 2007

A

B

C

B

D

E

A

A

B

F

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Jul 11, 2009

I want to apply Data Validation to a cell, so that only the following combination of letters and numbers can be entered.

Letter Letter Number Number Number Number Number Number Letter.

e.g AB123456C.

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Jan 2, 2014

I have a routine that looks a variable's first letter and then assigns it to a specific folder. I have tried using just the first letter (firstletter) and the ASCII value of the first letter but neither seem to work - see below.

firstletter = Left(rng.Value, 1)

iletter = Asc(firstletter)

MsgBox iletter

If iletter < 71 Then cmfolder = "CM A-F" Else

If iletter > 70 And iletter < 77 Then cmfolder = "CM G - L" Else

If iletter > 76 And iletter < 83 Then cmfolder = "CM M - R" Else cmfolder = "CM S - Z"

MsgBox cmfolder

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Dec 17, 2007

I have a formula that counts all instances of the letters a, b and c in a range and assigns them a value of 1 unless they are in the M column in which case a, b or c counts 4.

=SUM(COUNTIF(J2:AB2,{"a*","b","c"}),OR(LEFT(M2)={"a","b","c"})*4)

This worked well but now I need to modify the weightings across this range. My new goal is to count all instances of a,b and c in the range J2:AB2 but have M column a,b, c's = 2 and N:R column a,b,c's equalling 4. Letters other than a,b or c count as 0.

Example:

J2...K2...L2...M2...N2...O2...P2...Q2...R2...

A....B.....B.....C.....B.....D....B.....C.....E

the output of the above sequence should be

1+1+1+2+4+4+0+4+4+0 = 21

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Jul 10, 2013

I am compiling a master spreadsheet to analyse progress of students. I have their potential grades in one column and their latest progress grade in another.

I would like an automatic look up of the potential to the progress grade so that if their current grade is BELOW their potential that gets highlighted one colour, if it is above, another colour.

One issue is that the grades are all letters (S, A, B, C, etc.) and that some potential grades are 'dual' (i.e. A/B, S/A) which complicates the issue somewhat.

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Jun 13, 2006

my Excel teacher doesn't even know how to do this! The chapter is Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks, and we went into linking workbooks, linking worksheets, using the VLOOKUP function, and saving workbooks as templates. This is Case Problem 2 and i'll attaching the file.

It says:

1. On the Grading Criteria worksheet, enter the text "Exam Average" in cell A1

and the text "Grade" in cell B1.

2. In the range A2:B6, create a lookup table for the range of grades specified by Professor Templeton. (Hint: Each letter grade should be matched up with the lowest score possible for that grade.)

Here are the specified grades:

0 to 49 = F

50 to 59 = D

60 to 74 = C

75 to 89 = B

90 to 100 = A

3. Insert a formula in Column E of each worksheet to calculate the overall score of each student based on the grade table you entered in the Grading Criteria worksheet.

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May 5, 2006

I'm putting together a mark book for school and have a problem with VLOOKUP distinguishing between what used to be a top grade, ie A, and the new top grade, A*.

I want to convert the grade to a number but VLOOKUP can't tell the difference between A and A*. I've attached a sample worksheet.

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Apr 6, 2014

In a worksheet of marks of students, i have entered grades A,B,C,D,AND E.Grades are entered in cells o3,AB3,AO3,BB3 AND BO3.

In BQ3,I want to get -in the range of O3:BO3

a)how many "A" are there?

It should display for example A=2,

b) how many "B" are there?

It should display for example B=2,

c)how many "C" are there?

It should display for example C=2,

d)how many "D" are there?

It should display for example D=2,

e)how many "E" are there?

It should display for example E=2.

In BR3, I want to get >

If A=10, B=8, C=6, D=4, E=2 then

display the total value for the grade letters.

Pls see the attached file for more clarity.

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Mar 22, 2014

How to create a spreadsheet with what I think will be a very simple formula?

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 1 or less days, put a 1 in cell C2.

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 7 or less days but more than 1, put a 2 in cell C2.

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 30 or less days but more than 7, put a 3 in cell C2.

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 90 or less days but more than 30, put a 4 in cell C2.

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 91 days or more, put a 5 in cell C2.

OR

Another, maybe simpler, way of saying it is:

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 1 or less days, put a 1 in cell C2.

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 2-7 days, put a 2 in cell C2.

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 8-30 days, put a 3 in cell C2.

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 31-90 days, put a 4 in cell C2.

If date in B2 - date in A2 is 91 days or more, put a 5 in cell C2.

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Nov 5, 2013

I would like to change a number to a letter and then drop a digit from the end.

Say my data in A1 reads 81234568, and I would like it to display in cell A2 as h123456.

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Dec 21, 2012

I have letter and number combination code in two collumns and they differ for 10.000 numbers:

BAM98314

BAM88314

BAM90000

BAM80000

As you can see the left code is for 10000 numbers higher. the letters are allways the same. In the event that this isn't so, if difference between codes in same row is more or less than 10000 numbers. I was thinking on making conditional formating so the cells with wrong difference would be marked red, but I do not know how to make formula for this difference.

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Feb 3, 2014

How to translate a specific number into a specific letter related to the number itself.

I have lots of different numbers for example all going down a specific cell (These numbers I want to separate into 3 different catagories. The positive numbers I want to be calculated as the same Letter that is next to that row directly over to the left of that cell.

So if the letter

B / cell / cell / +9 / Then I want if its a positive number like +9 to answer in the formula with the same letter (B) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

B / cell / cell / -6 / Then I want if its any negative number like -6 to answer in the formula as the opposite Letter of (P) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

P / cell / cell / +17 / Then I want if its a positive number like +17 to answer in the formula as the same letter (P) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

P / cell / cell / -3 / Then I want if its a negative number like -3 to answer in the formula as the opposite Letter of (B) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

and thirdly if its a (0) zero and only (zero's) Then I want the answer to stay (0) zero.

The number can be any numbers it doesn't matter. Only distinction is that positive number of +1 and up repeat and stay the same letter that the cell on the far left is already stated.

and all the negative number of -1 amd below all reverse the letter to the opposite letter of (B to a P) or (P to a B) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

and of course (0) zero would be listed as a positive number and only return a (0) zero as the result of the formula.

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May 1, 2009

I have a list of numbers such as:

A01

A23

A53

A64

A74

A128

B01... the goes on too approximatly D128

and i wanted to know if there is a way to assign the value to the row?

For example:

A23 in column A row 23

A53 in column A row 53

is there any method that achieves this?

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Jan 23, 2014

I currently have a spreadsheet which I use to do an audit of the office stationery supplies.

There 3 columns at the focus of this question:

F - Number of items in stock

H - Stock re-ordering level

I - Order Required

I currently have an IF statement to tell me if I need to re-order any stock, by comparing the Number of items in stock against Stock Re-ordering level.

The statement is =IF(H1>=F1, "Yes","No")

This works fine under most circumstances. However, in some of the H cells, I have the text "Special" which indicates that the stock will only need re-ordering on a special occasion.

Any value I enter in F will cause the I to say "Yes".

Is there any way to make the word "Special" equivalent to 0, so I says "No"?

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Jun 26, 2014

In column 'o' I have inserted a number for course name in column 'p'. I want to assign a course name to that particular number as follows:

Column 'o' Number ... Column 'p' Course name

1: A. B. C.

2: J. K. L.

3: P. Q. R.

4: X. Y. Z.

And so on as per course names.

If I enter number 1 in inputbox then I want to enter the course name in column 'b4' respectively.

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Jul 12, 2006

I have a list of random dates between 09/01/05 and 07/01/06. I would like to assign a week number to each date. For example, I would like it to be week 1 if the date is between the dates of 09/01/05 and 09/07/05. Is there any simple way of going about this?

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Aug 6, 2014

I have a medication start end and admission date.

and i want to assign a number value of 1 to all the records that the medication start date is 2 days after the admission date. How do I do this using the ifs function.

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Jun 11, 2009

I use my spreadsheet to keep score during tournaments. when i calculate my leaderboard at the end of the event i list the results first place all the way down until it finishes the list of players. i need to be able find players with the same or equal score and list them as tied for the same place.

another words if i get to the 3rd place and i had 3 players tie for third i need my leaderboard to show them all in 3rd place . currently it would number then 345. i listed below how it should format it. i also attached a file it will make it more clear.

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Apr 15, 2012

We have started a new venture from 5th April & I need to create a template for a year and assign week no against the dates. The week1 will start from 5th April & week 52 will end on 31st March.

Also there will be a summary of the Week No(Starting Date & End Date) against each week at the top of the template. I could put the formula for the summary part but I am unable to figure out how to assign week no against the dates as given below. It is very difficult to assign the week no manually for the whole year & also it is vulnerable to error. a formula across B7:B23 which can deliver the desired result?

Sheet2 ABC1Week NoStart DateEnd Date2Week15-Apr8-Apr3Week29-Apr15-Apr4Week316-Apr22-Apr5 6DateDesired

Result 75-AprWeek1 86-AprWeek1 97-AprWeek1 108-AprWeek1 119-AprWeek2 1210-AprWeek2 1311-AprWeek2 1412-

AprWeek2 1513-AprWeek2 1614-AprWeek2 1715-AprWeek2 1816-AprWeek3 1917-AprWeek3 2018-AprWeek3 2119-

[Code] .........

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Jun 4, 2008

I'm currrently using column I and col J

in col I are all the units of measurement: KG, PKT, BAG

in ColJ is the formula to return:

KG as 9999999

PKT as 8888888

BAg as 7777777

if(i2=kg, 999999999,"false!")

i was thinking of using if....but triple if formulas would be long isn't it?

PART2 of this would be using:

=IF((SUMPRODUCT(--(db!$A$2:$A$36000=$B$1),--(db!$F$2:$F$36000=C$5),--(db!$G$2:$G$36000=C$6),--(db!$E$2:$E$36000=$A7),--(db!$D$2:$D$36000=$B7),db!$I$2:$I$36000))=9999999,"KG","Invalid")

to check 5 values and if it is 999999999 it'll return KG

8888888 PKT

7777777 BAg

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Sep 10, 2009

I need to count the number of times a value appears in a row and assign a number that tells which occurence of the text it is.

For example

Name Address

Jim 123 Smith Street

Jane 123 Smith Street

Bob 543 Apple Street

Mary 543 Apple Street

I would like a way to insert a column that puts a 1 next to Jim and a 2 next to Jane, a 1 next to Bob and a 2 next to Mary and so on.

Ultimately, I want to sort the list and delete all the twos, thus deleting the duplicate address entry.

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Jun 7, 2009

Is there any way to name cells with same letter but different number?

e.g i need to name the first row A1 to A100.

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