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Calculating Formulas

Question asked by spinny on Mar 19, 2010
Latest reply on Mar 19, 2010 by comment_1


Calculating Formulas


Hi All,


In my recruiting database I am trying to calculate an academic index. Part of the Academic index is based on a number of points you get for your GPA.  This differs depending on what your GPA is.


What I am trying to do is input a GPA to the GPA4 field.  I then want the Academic Index field to look at the GPA4 field, compare it to a list of values and the points you get for each value in GPACALC table and return the score to the academic index field.  In Excel the formula is:




Where N6 is the GPA, AX4:AY34 is the cell references for the GPA's and the points you get for them and 2 is the number of columns in the array.


I had tried


Lookup ( GPA 4 , GPA4::_4GPA_SCORE : GPA4::_4GPA_POINTS )


Working on the same principal but I am guessing something is wrong with the way I am inputting it as it says it does not recognize the field!


Any help would be appreciated,




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