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Count cells that contain positive numbers in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count cells that contain positive numbers in Excel using the example below;




To count positive numbers in a range of cells, you can use the COUNTIF function.

In the example, the active cell contains this formula:


How this formula works

COUNTIF counts the number of cells in a range that match the supplied criteria. In this case, the criteria is supplied as “>0”, which is evaluated as “values greater than zero”. The total count of all cells in the range that meet this criteria is returned by the function.

Also See:   Highlight duplicate values in Excel

You can easily adjust this formula to count cells based on other criteria. For example, to count all cells with a value greater than or equal to 100, use this formula:


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