Not sure why my referenced cell moves down when I select the next row (see pic)

The first pic aligns the Rate per/hr perfectly (at bottom of sheet) however as seen in the second pic as soon as I select the next row the Rate Per/hr moves down and thus makes the calculation wrong. Not sure what I'm doing wrong? Does the Rate per/hr need to be in a separate sheet? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • M Underbrink
    M Underbrink ✭✭✭✭✭
    Answer ✓

    You need to use the '$' to keep the reference cell the same.

    This is referred to as 'Fixed' or 'Absolute' reference

    You can use it before both the column and row number, i.e. [Assigned To]$43 in your picture


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