# How to Count cells if less than value in Excel

In this article, we will learn about how to count cells if value is less than a particular values using COUNTIF in Excel.

In simple words, while working with long data sheet. Sometimes we need to find the count thee number of values if only the value in the cell is less than a particular value or say
we need to count values where data value of the corresponding values is less than a given value.

COUNTIF function returns the sum of range if date is greater than the given date.
Syntax:

=COUNTIF(range, "<" & value)

range : Set of Values
& : operator used to concatenate to other operator.
Let’s understand this function using it in an example. Here we need to find the TotalPrice COUNT if the TotalPrice is less than 100.
So we will use the formula to get the amount

=COUNTIF(F2:F10,"<" &I3)

"<" & I3 : criteria, less than the value in I3 which is 100.
F2:F10 : range There are 5 cells where Value of TotalPrice is less than 100.

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