[mso] Excel Formula

  • From: "Chuck Hawsey" <chawsey@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <mso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 19:50:18 -0500

Well, here I am with need of a formula that - hopefully - is at least a little 
harder than the last one I asked!  I'm not sure how to describe what I need, so 
let me try this:
A.               B                        C                        D            
Name    minutes worked    downtime        actual calls made        adjusted # 
of calls

A is self explanatory
B contains the number of minutes worked - usually 450, but it can vary greatly
C contains a manually entered number of minutes a person spent on miscellaneous 
items. For each 32 minutes, he/she gets credit for one adjusted call.
D contains a manually entered number of actual calls made by that person during 
the minutes he/she worked
E contains a formula that presently adds the number in D to C divided by 32

Here's my problem. If B contains a number other than 450, I want E to represent 
the number of adjusted calls he/she would have had if he/she had actually 
worked 450 minutes.  In other works, I'm looking for a formula like a ratio, 
for example, if B contained 248 minutes worked and D contained 8 calls, then I 
need the number if E to be what it would have been if B had contained 450 
minutes worked.

Gosh, I hope this makes sense, as I find it hard to explain and even harder to 
come ;up with a formula. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. If anyone 
needs more information or needs the actual present spreadsheet, I will be happy 
to provide it.


Chuck H.

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