Formula Assistance - Duration of Activity at Specific Rate

khankoff ✭✭✭✭✭
edited 12/09/19 in Formulas and Functions

I hate math, so am asking the Community for some help.  Looking to build what I think should be a reasonably simple formula for someone that doesn't hate math.  Here's the Word problem:

We have equipment that scans files for malware at the rate of 77,000 files per day.  Apparently it doesn't matter if the file size is big (100's of Gigs) or small (60 Mb).  According to my InfoSec resource, the specs say 77,000 files per day, so that's what we're using.

How do I structure a formula that will tell me how many hours it will take to scan a given number of files?  In one column I have a count of files (e.g. 1400, or could be 675,000, or 56,783, etc.).  In another column I'd like to build the formula, referencing the column with the # of files, and return the # of hours to scan them.

Rapid return of a successful formula will be rewarded with the purchase of a cocktail at the Engage 2019 conference.




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