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# How to make a formula in 1 line to calculate the water bill

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Hi

I really need help making a formula in 1 line to calculate water bill based on customer class, usage volume with progressive rates.

*** the table is in the attachment ***

As an example :

Usage volume is 100 M3

Customer class is Rumah Tangga I

the bill is 276,250 with the following details:

1-10 m3 : 10 x 1,500   = 15,000

11-15     : 5 x 1.850     = 9.250

16-20     : 5 x 2,400     = 12,000

> 20       :  80 x 3,000  = 240,000

GRAND TOTAL            = 276,250

How to make a formula in 1 line to calculate the  water bill ?

Thank you for the help

### Discussion

Hi Densoes and welcome to the Forum.

Your table was NOT attached (you can only upload Excel files inj this Forum; you cannot paste images either).

Do you mean how do you calculate the bill in one row (showing breakdown of charges) or in a single cell (without detail)?   If possible, please edit your question and use the Add Files... button to upload a representative Excel file (without any personal data) to show your existing data.and layout. Then we should be able to give specific help.
John_Ru (rep: 3992) Jun 11, '22 at 4:49 am

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Hello Densoes,

Just like John has said, without a sample file it is not possible to provide specific help.

However, the following nested IF will calculate the bill as you indicate.

``=IF(A2>20,((10*1500)+(5*1850)+(5*2400)+((A2-20)*3000)),IF(AND(A2>15,A2<21),((10*1500)+(5*1850)+((A2-20)*2400)),IF(AND(A2>10,A2<16),((10*1500)+((A2-20)*1850)),IF(AND(A2>0,A2<11),((A2*1500)),"Enter Volume"))))``

Note: change the A2 reference to the cell where the volume will be entered.

If you need something more specific then attach a sample file as John has asked.        [ only Excel files can be attached/uploaded ]

Hope this helps.

### Discussion

Good suggestion Willy but I suspect that the user wants a formula (or row of cells) which will work for several tariffs, perhaps with different volume breakpoints. Once more details are given, you can probably use one of the the worksheet LOOKUP functions.
John_Ru (rep: 3992) Jun 13, '22 at 2:49 pm