# Calculate the Excel Formula for Pass or Fail

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You're watching VisiHow. In the video at Compute Weighted Grades in Excel 2016, we've shown how to calculate weighted averages. Now, we are going to show how to calculate a "pass/fail" column.

## Steps

1. 1
We'll use the last column
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We type "pass/fail".
2. 2
We'll use the "If-then" function
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We type "=". We type "if". We'll add the left parenthesis.
3. 3
We click the column
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We click the H3 column in this video.
4. 4
We add a condition
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It is "if it is less than seventy"; so, we type "<70". We type ",".
5. 5
We add a true value
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In this example, if the grade is less than 70 (if the condition is true), then the student has failed the class. We type "Fail" in double quotation marks. We type ",".
6. 6
We add a false value
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In this example, if the grade is over 70, then the student has passed the class. We type "Pass" in double quotation marks. We add a closing parenthesis.
7. 7
We press "Enter"
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In this example, we see that Billy Bob had a grade of 58, and he has failed the class.
8. 8
We left-click and drag the formula down across all of the students
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We'll see that Suzy Q and Mike Holmes both have passed the class.

This was how to add an "If-then" function to determine "Pass" versus "Fail" in Microsoft Excel. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you for watching VisiHow!

## Questions and Answers

### Simple formula to declare the pass or fail?

Simple formula to declare the pass or fail as follow

dzo eng Math EVS Tot Ave Remark 45 55 55 66 Pass

Just pass is 40

I want the simple formula to declare pass or fail in the remark column. Condition failing in one sub is to declare a fail, but just failing in EVS is pass

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### How to calculate percentage pass and percentage fail?

I am working on excel with 22 number of students, each with mark score on cell rows. Average class mark is 48. I want to calculate in a single cell the percentage number of students that pass the test and in a separate cell the percentage number of students that fail the test. I will appreciate your help. The article does not cover how to calculate percentage of items in relative to a known value. I have tried: The sum if function. But the criteria is not satisfied since I am working with a number, not character. I think it was caused by: My main priority cell is a single cell containing the item to determine. So the sumif function cannot work

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### How to find the number of students passed an exam? Any formula to find easily?

I need the excel formula to find the number of students passed and failed in the subject

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### I want to show in the remarks if it is passed or failed.. it didn't work because the formula that I used is wrong?

I am using a college grade, not a high school grade.. so how what is a formula to show that it is passed or failed using 1.00 and 2.00 or 2.75 and others. The formula that I used doesn't work, and I want to show if it is passed or failed.. and I am using college grades not high school grades.. the college grades are 1.00,1.25,1.50,1.75,2.00,2.25,2.50,2.75,3.00,4.00,5.00 the 3.00 grade is the passing grade. I have tried: I tried many formulas but it doesn't work.. please help me now, it is so very important. I think it was caused by: Wrong formula and I don't know what to do. I need an answer now

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### How to check pass or fail in the subject by using countif?

Name Sub1 Sub2 Sub3 Sub4 Sub5 Result. A 85 54 32 47 90 . B 38 64 57 58 74 . C 61 82 31 88 82 . D 71 33 55 93 52 . E 67 40 43 66 35 . G 64 89 35 98 75

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### I won't pass or fail with grade how to create excel formula?

I won't pass or fail with grade how to create excel formula. . =IF(C2>35,E2>35,avg=90,"A+") its not working. I have tried: =IF(C2>=90,"A+",IF(C2>=80,"B",IF(C2>=70,"C",IF(C2>=60,"D",IF(C2>=50,"E",IF(C2>=40,"F","Not Graded")))))). I think it was caused by: =IF(C2>=90,"A+",IF(C2>=80,"B",IF(C2>=70,"C",IF(C2>=60,"D",IF(C2>=50,"E",IF(C2>=40,"F","Not Graded"))))))

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### I want to calculate result sheet in excel?

I want a formula for pass or fail result. I have tried: If (AND (sub1>=35, sub2>=35, sub3>=35, sub4>=35), "pass, "fail")

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### I need to calculate if the student is pass or fail in excel?

I have the ca result of students so I need to calculate if a person is pass or fail the pass marks is 38 but also I need to format the pass and fail text the result to appear in color example pass appear in green color. The format of the color that I need to appear when the failed and passed statement occur

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### How do I write: If a column contains the value "Fail", then the formula will return Fail. Else, Pass?

How do I write: If a column contains the value "Fail", then the formula will return Fail. Else, Pass

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### I have a question about how to formulate a percentage on Excel of "passing students" when a 1 is used for passing and 0 is used for failing?

I am a teacher. I am calculating the percentage of students who have mastered a subject. For example, the student receives a "1" for passing "0" for failing. I have 20 students. I'm trying to create a formula in excel for finding the average for the number of students who have PASSED. Tina 1. Brian 0. Chris 0. Tucker 1. Kelly 0. So I just hand calculate myself: 2/5 = 40% (passing). Trying to find an easy way to do this on the spreadsheet to calculate my score. Because I am not using pass or fail...I am using 1 and 0 and I need to specifically find the average of students who have passed. I have tried: I have tried looking on Google and tried to review the videos here. But, I don't find anything which specifically answers my question. We also have an IT person, whom I asked and he did not know the answer either. I think it was caused by: I just don't know where to go to find this answer. Or even what category it falls under. Most of the time I will see how to find the average using the AVERAGE Dropbox, but this does not help me as I need to know the percentage of students who have passed.

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### Calculate mark sheet of all subject passed and failed and show grade?

Sir, in the total subject if any subject fails then result will show fail another total subject pass then show pass. Then after show result pass then show grade, otherwise result Fail, how to do it? Thank you, sir.

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### How to verify the status of multiple cells "Pass/Fail" in one single cell of the resultant sheet?

I have a Sheet 1 wherein I have copied the test results. I have to verify if all the test cases under a particular section say "Front Page"(Column S) is Pass or Fail (Column V) and put the status in the resultant sheet in a single cell (Column C)

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### To count the students whose name starts with an s and marks in math is >80?

I didn't find this formula and try again and again but failed!

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### Prepare for me a mark sheet for junior secondary showing pass and fail results?

Excel mark sheet for grade 7 students and report those who failed and passed with the highest mark. Example of prepared mark sheet for grade 7 students

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### 5 students five subjects marks statement, total marks, and pass or fail status?

Sir, I am mahalinga I have simple dupt. I want 5 students marks statements in excel formula passing marks for example 75,1) total marks for the student. 2) Subject marks average marks in each subject. 3) pass or fail status for on student only for passing student. I want an excel formula for the problems. Student marks statement for pass or fail status record for the excel formula

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### How can I show who got a+ in both two subject in excel?

Please anwser me.if you can help me it will benefit in my exam

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### My question is how to find all condition in result pass , fail, reappear)?

Ager student 1 subject me fail hai to reeappear show ho or agar 2 subject se jyada me fail ho to fail ho

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=IF(OR(A4<40,B4<40,C4<40,D4<40,E4<40),"NOT ELIGIBLE","ELIGIBLE") this formula can be used for the subjects to find the pass/fail eligibility test. It checks the mark of each student and calculates the grade .

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