Tags: FREQUENCY

Determine number of learners who have completed different stages of multiple online courses

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Here is a sample dataset of learners who have cleared different stages of multiple courses on offer within an Organisation: Learner Stage completed Course Bill Stage 1 Public Speaking Bill Stage 2 Public Speaking Bill Stage 3 Public Speaking Susan Stage 1 Effective Communication Bob Stage 1 Public Speaking Bob Stage 2 Public Speaking Sheila […]

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Compute configuration count using Set Theory and Venn Diagrams

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Assume a table which lists attendees for a Company’s Annual day function.  In this Table, data for every attendee is shown on a separate row so if an employee attends the function with his/her spouse and three children, then there will be 5 rows for that employee. The question is to determine the count of the following family configuration: […]

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Compute MODE of all numbers split across multiple worksheets

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Assume numbers are typed in range A1:A2 of multiple worksheets in a workbook.  The task is the compute the MODE of these numbers.  Mode is defined as the value which appears most frequently in a range of cells.  So, if one types 1,3,4,3,5,6 in range A1:A6, then the mode will be 3 – 3 appears maximum number of times in […]

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Summarise data from multiple sheets with multiple conditions – Part II

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Assume date wise revenue data has been shown on two sheets – Sports wear and Fitness equipment (Data worksheets).  On each of these two worksheets, there are two columns – Date and Revenue.  On the Summary worksheet, the user would like to summarise data (Count instances and sum revenue figures) based on multiple conditions.  The […]

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Dynamically extract unique values from a filtered range

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Data in a two column database (A3:B13) can be Auto filtered on column A with one or many conditions.  Data in column B will be numbers only (positive, negative or 0’s) – no text values. After filtering data in column A, one may want to extract the unique numbers from column B to cell A18 (and then […]

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Determine the maximum number of consecutive 1’s appearing in a range

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Assume a database where customers are listed from cell A6 down.  From cell B5 to the right months are entered from April to March (B5:M5).  In B6:M6 (Customer 1), a user enters 1’s and 0’s.  A value of 1 respresents “Cheque bounced” and 0 represents “Cheque honoured”.  Similar data is entered for other customers in B7:M500. […]

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Shade alternate band of rows in a filtered range

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Assume the following numbers in range C5:C22.  Heading is in cell C4. Range C5:C7 – 11 Range C8:C11 – 14 Range C12:C13 – 23 Range C14-C19 – 56 Range C20-C22 – 78 One may want to colour cells for every change in number in range C5:C22 with the following two modifications: 1. Shading should be for […]

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Extract n th. most frequently occurring item from a database

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Assume a database in range D5:D11 with the following values – Black, Black, Purple, Purple, Grey, Grey, Grey.  To extract the most frequently occurring item, one may use the following formula =INDEX($D$5:$D$11,MODE(MATCH($D$5:$D$11,$D$5:$D$11,0))) To extract the second most frequently occurring item, try the following: 1. Enter 2 in cell C16: 2. In cell D16, enter the […]

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Remove duplicates after satisfying additional conditions

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Assume a two column database of patient ID’s and service availed.  One patient may avail the same service multiple times in a year due to which that record may appear as many times as the service is availed.  For e.g., if patient A001 avails the Radiology service twice, then A001 and Radiology will appear in two rows. […]

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Dynamically transpose data after ignoring blank cells

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In range A7:A15, assume the following values A, S , empty cell, empty cell, R, A, W, A, SD.  Starting from cell B17, transpose data to the right (ignoring the blank cells).  Therefore, in range B17:F17, the result should be A, S, R, W SD. Solution for MS Excel 2010 and higher versions If you […]

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