lookup excel hlookup within boundaries lookupThree powerful Excel Formulas that lookup values in ranges, i.e. ranges that include lower bound and upper bound values.

Method 1:

First method uses the SUMIFS formula with greater than and smaller than as criteria.

Method 2:

SUMPRODUCT formula works great here too as it can work well with exceptions (and condition)

Method 3:

The next method uses INDEX and Match function to find the category that coincides with the defined boundary values. Instead of looking for the exact match, we will use the option “less than” in the match type argument.

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Method 4:

A fourth option that came to my mind when I was creating the thumbnail for the video was the LOOKUP formula:
=LOOKUP(B2,$H$2:$H$7,$G$2:$G$7)

Watch the steps in this video:

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