# Office 2016 26

## Excel Basics 14: Excel VLOOKUP Function Made Easy! 9 Examples to Make Your Job Easier!

### DESCRIPTION

Topics in this video:
(00:01) Introduction
(01:10) Should we use IF or VLOOKUP?
(02:12) What does VLOOKUP do?
(03:22) Examples of Lookup Tables
(06:14) What does “V” in VLOOKUP mean?
(06:41) Formula 1: Exact Match VLOOKUP to get Product Price & Data Validation Dropdown List: =VLOOKUP(E23,A23:C27,3,0)
(09:50) VLOOKUP can do 2 different tyoes of Lookup
(11:29) Formula 2: Exact Match VLOOKUP to get Product Price for an Invoice: =VLOOKUP(A41,\$A\$23:\$C\$27,3,0)
(13:04) Add Data Validation List to a cell to create a drop-down list of valid lookup values for VLOOKUP Function
(18:03) Formula 3: Approximate Match VLOOKUP to get a Bonus Commission %: =VLOOKUP(B21,\$F\$21:\$G\$27,2)
(24:11) Formula 4: Approximate Match VLOOKUP to get a Bonus Commission % & Calculate Bonus Amount: =VLOOKUP(B33,\$F\$21:\$G\$27,2)*B33
(28:15) What VLOOKUP Does: Puts 1 of multiple things into a cell or formula.
(29:01) Formula 5: Exact Match VLOOKUP to get Employee E-mail and Phone Number: =VLOOKUP(A16,A2:I11,6,0)
(31:56) Formula 6: Exact Match VLOOKUP to List of Employee Salaries: =VLOOKUP(A23,\$A\$2:\$I\$11,9,0)
(32:48) Formula 7: Approximate Match VLOOKUP to get Tax Amount: =VLOOKUP(D4,A4:B8,2)
(34:23) Formula 8: Approximate Match VLOOKUP to get Commission Amount for Payroll Table: =VLOOKUP(E13,\$A\$13:\$B\$17,2)
(36:31) Formula 9: Approximate Match VLOOKUP to get Commission Amount for Payroll Table: =VLOOKUP(E4,\$H\$4:\$I\$9,2)
(38:08) Summary – Conclusion