# Nested Formula returning errors

I am trying to do a nested formula for data in two columns under different circumstances to return a Fail or Pass result. I have managed to do the individual formulas, but now cannot get them combined into 1 formula. It is to monitor the Fridge and Freezer Temperatures in our Kitchens.

Column 1 - will be either a Fridge or Freezer

=IF([Type 1]@row = "Fridge", "True", "False")

=IF([Type 1]@row = "Freezer", "True", "False")

Column 2 - will be the Temperature measured.

I need a result in Column 3 which will say: - If Column 1 is a Fridge, and the Temp in Column 2 is Lower than 0 and larger than 4.5 then the result should be "Fail" And then if Column 1 is a Freezer, and Colmun 2 is lower than -18 or higher than -12, the result should be "Fail"

=IF([Fridge/Freezer 1]@row < 0, "Fail", IF([Fridge/Freezer 1]@row > 4.5, "Fail", "Pass"))

=IF([Fridge/Freezer 1]@row < -18, "Fail", IF([Fridge/Freezer 1]@row > -12, "Fail", "Pass"))

Sonja

• Try something like this (replace column names if necessary):

=IF(AND([column 1]@row = "Fridge", OR([column 2]@row < 0, [column 2]@row>4.5)),"Fail",IF(AND([column 1]@row = "Freezer", OR([column 2]@row < -18, [column 2]@row >-12)),"Fail","Pass"))

This translates to:

If column 1 is Fridge and column 2 is either less than 0 or greater than 4.5, fail. Otherwise, if column 1 is Freezer and column 2 is either less than -18 or greater than -12, fail. Otherwise, pass.

Hope this helps! Let me know if it works for you.

Best,

Heather

• @Heather Duff You are a Godsend!!! Thank you so much. It works perfectly. Thank you So much

Best Regards

Sonja

• Try something like this (replace column names if necessary):

=IF(AND([column 1]@row = "Fridge", OR([column 2]@row < 0, [column 2]@row>4.5)),"Fail",IF(AND([column 1]@row = "Freezer", OR([column 2]@row < -18, [column 2]@row >-12)),"Fail","Pass"))

This translates to:

If column 1 is Fridge and column 2 is either less than 0 or greater than 4.5, fail. Otherwise, if column 1 is Freezer and column 2 is either less than -18 or greater than -12, fail. Otherwise, pass.

Hope this helps! Let me know if it works for you.

Best,

Heather

• @Heather Duff You are a Godsend!!! Thank you so much. It works perfectly. Thank you So much

Best Regards

Sonja

• @Sonja Liebenberg Happy to help! :) Glad it worked for you.

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