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Adding the "Value if True" Argument to the IF Function
Entering the

Entering the "Value if True" Argument

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Adding the "Value if True" argument to the IF Function

Following our comma separator, we add in the “value if true” argument of the IF function followed by another comma separator.

In this case, if the value in cell A3 is greater than the value in cell B3, we want the function to place a "A is larger" in cell D1.

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type "A is larger" followed by a second comma ","

In cell D1 you should see:

=IF(A3 > B3,"A is larger",

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