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# Can you explain the excel countif function?

I need to understand how the countif function works in excel.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  xkrytic (10) The countif function in excel counts the number of cells in a given range of cells matching the condition provided. For eg, count of non blank cells containing the text "OK" in a given range of cells will be returned.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  BigD103 (548) Countif will count all cell (in the range that you select) that meet a certain criteria. For example if you had 10 cells with the numbers 1 - 10 in them and you used CountIf(A1:A10, ">=2")then the vaule returned would be "8" as there are 8 cells that contain a value greater then 2.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  parnell257 (109) countif counts the number of times a criteria is met. The format is countif(range,criteria). Range has the format beginning_cell:endng_cell. Criteria may be a cell location or formula.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  Mark94 (127) The countif function is a way to count instances of specific cases. You can count the number of columns where a number is greater than ten for example by entering =(A1:A10,">10"). This formula checks values in the range A1:A10 for those that meet the condition >10. The microsoft documentation concerning this function is very helpful. Consult it.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  NarenMukherjee (308) The CountIf function counts the number of cells in a range, that meets a criteria. Syntax : CountIf( range, criteria ). criteria is used to determine which cells to count.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  technogeek (6640) Countif counts the number of cells within a range that meet the given criteria. For instance, if you have numbers from 1-100 in a row, you could count how many are between 10 and 37 with the countif function.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  Abed (51) this function is used to count the number of cells in a range that satisfies certain condition. cells that don't satisfy condition will not be counted.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  baby2010 (32) Countif will count the number of cells in the certain range you tell it to check. The format is CountIf( range, criteria ). Range is the range of cells you want to check and criteria what you want it to match.

 +1 vote! +3 you voted Answer by  murali680 (559) Excel countif function is used to calculating of process and cells in a range that meets a given condition. Countif function written as CountIf( range, criteria). Criteria is used to calculate which cells to count. For example if we have number from 100 to 500 in a row, we could count how many numbers between 200 to 350.

 +1 vote! +3 you voted Answer by  depika3 (156) Excel document are used to calculating and creation of table process and each cells are available in more charecters this charcters are counted its called countif function.

 +1 vote! +3 you voted Answer by  vijayparttimejob (2254) In Excel,CountIf function counts the number of cells in a range, that meets a given criteria. The syntax for CountIf function is: CountIf( range, criteria ) range is the range of cells that you want to count based on the criteria. criteria is used to determine which cells to count.