Issue with simple division formula
I have a sheet that pulls labor hours via cell linking. I want the neighboring cell to result in total hours / 4, but I am continually getting an #INVALID OPERATION error. In the below, I want CM App Hrs = 40. If I manually type 160 in CM Hrs, the formula works fine.
All cells are Text/Number type (including the original sheet where info is linked from). I attempted to add a Value function, but still no luck.
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Notice how the 160 shows up on the lefthand side of the cell? That's usually because Smartsheet has that value stored as text. But don't worry, we can account for that!
Use the VALUE function in your division equation to convert the CM Hrs to a numeric value:
=VALUE([CM Hrs]@row) / 4
Regards,
Jeff Reisman
Link: Smartsheet Functions Help Pages Link: Smartsheet Formula Error Messages
If my answer helped solve your issue, please mark it as accepted so that other users can find it later. Thanks!
Answers

Notice how the 160 shows up on the lefthand side of the cell? That's usually because Smartsheet has that value stored as text. But don't worry, we can account for that!
Use the VALUE function in your division equation to convert the CM Hrs to a numeric value:
=VALUE([CM Hrs]@row) / 4
Regards,
Jeff Reisman
Link: Smartsheet Functions Help Pages Link: Smartsheet Formula Error Messages
If my answer helped solve your issue, please mark it as accepted so that other users can find it later. Thanks!

Ah! Perfect, thank you!
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