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I'd like automate consists of entering 56 numbers (up to 3 digits, 000-999) and finding the difference between today's numbers and yesterday's numbers. Then multiplying each difference by a set number (i.e. 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 20, or 25). These numbers may, from time to time change (i.e. the 32nd entered number may be multiplied by 3 for 2 months, then we might swap out a product and then need to multiply by 5, etc). At the end, I need all 56 differences multiplied by their individual respective multipliers totaled. This needs to be done daily using previous days numbers and be able to change the multiplier without effective previous data.

I was trying to to this myself by Column 1 = multipliers, Column 2 = yesterdays' numbers and Column 3 = today's numbers. The calcualtions are done by excel and a total is summed. This I can do. However, each day i'd need to make a new file and enter yesterday's and today's numbers. This is time consuming. I'd like a system where I can just entere today's numbers and any changes to the multiplier and it will spit out the total.

If anyone can guide me or point me in any direction to accomplish this automation. I would greatly appreciate it. I'm pretty computer savvy, but just have not had the time to dwell into Excel.

For those interested in what this is for: I have a small business that sells instant lottery tickets. Each day we have to figure out the number of tickets sold the previous day. We have a notebook and manually write down numbers, do the substractions by a calculator and total. The table in the notebook is seperated by ticket values (i.e. $1 tickets, $5 tickets, etc). However, certain tickets run out or occasionally we need to move tickets to a different spot, thus the MULTIPLIER in the automated system would need to change.

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