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20060713, 14:32 #1
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formula variable auto calculate (2000+)
Hi all
Pls see attachment which calculates center of gravity a system as shown in final row.
I want to be able to add extra rows of data and obtain the result in final row automatically.
1. Is it possible to do this just by using formulas in final row?
2. How can it be done using vba?
3. Pls see question in attachment required syntax for entering varible in formula?
Many thanx
Smbs

20060713, 14:42 #2
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Re: formula variable auto calculate (2000+)
In B15:
=SUMPRODUCT($A$2:$A$14,B2:B14)/SUM($A$2:$A$14)
Copy B15 to c1515
If you insert rows between 2 and 14 it will automatically recalculate...
Steve

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Re: formula variable auto calculate (2000+)
You can use dynamic named ranges, on condition that you move the calculations to other columns, so that columns A through D contain only data.
 Select Insert  Name  Define...
 Enter Mass as name.
 Enter the following formula in the Refers to box:
=OFFSET($A$2,0,0,COUNT($A:$A),1)
 Click Add.
 Also create names x, y and z with similar formulas using column B, C and D instead of A.
 To calculate the x coordinate of the center of gravity , use this formula:
=SUMPRODUCT(Mass,x)/SUM(Mass)
 Similar for y and z.
The result will be updated automatically as you edit, add or remove data. See attached workbook.

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Re: formula variable auto calculate (2000+)
Many thanx to both of u will give it a try
Smbs