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I have a formula that seems to work inconsistently and i need

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I have a formula that seems to work inconsistently and i need it to work all the time - what I need to happen is to find the sum of four cells each being multiplied by a constant and it works great when the four cells have a value but when one or more of the cells is missing a value the formula does not return a value at all and I need the partial value for the included cells. My formula is: =IFERROR(SUM($M12*10,$O12*5,$Q12*5,$S12*5),"").

I believe the problem is that the cell that does not contain a value DOES contain a formula that does not return a value in some cases: =IFERROR(IF($E12="F",VLOOKUP($K12,Table!$B$3:$E$1024,4,FALSE),VLOOKUP($K12,Table!$B$3:$E$1024,3,FALSE)),"").

So I guess my question can I revise my formula to work even though one of the four cells contains a formula and NOT A VALUE? Thanks

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Customer:

Yes that works but then the 0 screws up with the data I am calculating etc. So I will then have to delete all the zeros or delete all the formulas from the blank cells.

Customer:

I will see which way works best for me as either way it is a band aid fix. Thanks for your help.