How to Solve Excel Challenges

Imagine yourself as an intrepid explorer setting out on a grand adventure to uncover hidden treasures. The terrain is vast, dotted with enigmatic clues and guarded secrets.

Each Excel challenge you encounter is like a map leading you to a precious trove, waiting to be discovered.

Here are the stages to follow in solving these challenges;

1. The Mysterious Map:
Every Excel challenge begins with a mysterious map – a complex dataset or a tricky problem. As a seasoned explorer, you know that the map holds the key to unimaginable riches, but only if you can decipher its secrets. With each cell, formula, and function, you unveil a part of the path, bringing you closer to the treasure.

2. The Journey:

There are winding paths and puzzling obstacles. Yet, with every step, you grow more adept, your skills sharpening like a finely honed sword. You learn to navigate the labyrinth of data with precision, using your knowledge of Excel as your trusty compass.

3. The Euphoria of Discovery:

As you solve each challenge, the thrill of discovery courses through your veins. When you crack a complex formula or create a flawless solution, it’s as if you’ve unearthed a glittering gem. Each solution brings a sense of accomplishment and a deeper understanding of the vast landscape of Excel.

4. The Treasure Chest:

At the end of your quest lies the treasure chest, brimming with newfound knowledge and enhanced skills. This treasure is more than just gold and jewels; the empowerment comes from mastering Excel. It’s the ability to turn raw data into insightful information, simplify the complex, and confidently solve problems.

5. Join Explorers:

Fellow explorers share the same passion and determination. Participating in Excel challenges allows you to join a community of like-minded adventurers, each bringing unique perspectives and techniques. Together, you map uncharted territories, celebrate discoveries, and support one another on the journey.

Sample Our Solutions to Various Challenges👇

Challenge Owner:  Excel (Vijay A. Verma) BI

Solution: This can be solved in 3 steps:

=SORT(
         WRAPROWS(
                  TOCOL(tbl,1) —–1.Convert to Rows
                                  ,2)  —-2. Wrap Rows in Columns
                           )  —3. Sort Array

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Challenge Owner:  Excel (Vijay A. Verma) BI

Solution: This can be solved in 4 steps:

1. Check the last row where 8 appears
2. Check which rows appear after the last 8
3. Check if numbers in these rows are greater than 8
4. Finally, Filter these numbers

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Challenge Owner:  Excel (Vijay A. Verma) BI

Solution: This can be solved in 5 steps:

***Extracting Alphas

1. tbl+0 ►convert the array into numbers. Alphas return an error 2.IF(ISERR(tbl+0),tbl,1/0) ►Check if they are Errors and replace them with arrays

3. TOCOL(IF(ISERR(tbl+0),tbl,1/0),3) ►Convert them to a single column and ignore the errors.

****Extract Numbers

1. tbl+0 ►convert the array into numbers. Alphas return an error

2. TOCOL(tbl+0,3) ►Convert them to a single column and ignore the errors

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Challenge Owner:  Excel (Vijay A. Verma) BI

Solution: This can be solved in 4 steps:

***Filter the Rows with the word “SELECT.” 

FILTER(ROW(tbl[Birds])-1,tbl[Birds]=”SELECT”)

****Get the Prior & Next Rows

FILTER(ROW(tbl[Birds])-1,tbl[Birds]=”SELECT”)+{-1,1}

****Lookup the Items

INDEX(tbl[Birds],
FILTER(ROW(tbl[Birds])-1,tbl[Birds]=”SELECT”)+{-1,1})

****Convert the array into a Column

=TOCOL(INDEX(tbl[Birds],
FILTER(ROW(tbl[Birds])-1,tbl[Birds]=”SELECT”)+{-1,1}),2)

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Challenge Owner:  Excel (Vijay A. Verma) BI

Solution: This can be solved in 3 steps:

Step 1:
Check if they are greater than the previous:
(tbl[Temperature]>E1:E19)
Step 2:
Check if they are greater than the Next (Use asterisk to represent AND logic)
*(tbl[Temperature]>E3:E21)

Step 3:

Filter the data

=FILTER(tbl[Date], (tbl[Temperature]>E1:E19)*(tbl[Temperature]>E3:E21))

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