I am trying to subtract one value from another in cells on a different sheet. I'm returning the first value using a vlookup


And I need to then subtract the value from the cell above it on that sheet (It's B6) from it.

At the moment I can only get it to subtract a static value like this:


Can anyone provide a simple formula?


You should be able to replace VLOOKUP with INDEX & MATCH, you can then repeat that to offset to the cell above using -1, on the MATCH for the row number for the subtraction.

Something like the below should work for you, please try and let me know,


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