## Excel: How to fix divide by zero errors

In Excel, when you use the dividing formula, a #DIV/0! error will appear if the divisor is blank or zero which may influence the accuracy of subsequent calculations as the below screenshot shows. Here introduce some methods on avoiding the #DIV/0! Errors in Excel.

Only fix divide by zero errors

Fix all errors

Using IFERRO function

Using a handy tool

#### Only fix divide by zero errors

Only fix #DIV/0! Errors, you can use the IF function.

1. Select the cell where you want to place the quotient, then click Formula > Insert Function.

2. In the Insert Function dialog, choose IF from the Select a function section. Click OK.

3. In the Function Arguments dialog, please do as below:

In Logical_text textbox, type B2=0 (here B2 is the cell reference of the first divisor, change it to your real need);

In Value_if_true textbox, leave it blank;

In Value_if_false textbox, type A2/B2 (where A2 is the cell reference of the first dividend, and B2 is the cell reference of the first divisor, change them to your real need).

Click OK.

4. The first quotient has been got. Then drag the auto-fill handle down to get all results. You can see there will be some zeros if the related divisors are blank or zeros. And the subsequent calculation is calculated correctly, too.

Note: you can directly use the IF function in the cell without applying it by enabling the Insert Function feature.

#### Fix all errors

If you want to fix all errors in a range of cells, you can use choose one of the below methods.

Using IFERROR function or combine IF and ISERROR functions

If you are in Excel 2007 and later versions, the IFERROR function can help you.

Select a cell that place the first quotient, then use the IFERROR function as this；

=IFERROR(A2/B2,0)

//here A2 is the cell reference of the first dividend, and B2 is the cell reference of the first divisor, change them to your real need, 0 is the returned value if A2/B2 returns any error.

Press Enter key to get the first result, then drag auto handle down to fill other cells with this formula.

If you are in Excel versions prior to Excel 2007, you can combine IF and ISERROR functions to achieve it.

=IF(ISERROR(A2/B2),0,A2/B2)

//here A2 is the cell reference of the first dividend, and B2 is the cell reference of the first divisor, change them to your real need, 0 is the returned value if A2/B2 returns any error.

Using a handy tool

If you have Kutools for Excel installed in Excel, the Error Condition Wizard feature can quickly convert all types of errors to blanks, a specified value, or a value of a selected cell.

1. Select the range you want to convert errors, then click Kutools > More > Error Condition Wizard.

2. In the Error Condition Wizard dialog, choose Any error value from the Error types drop-down list, then choose one option as you need in the Error display section. Click Ok.

Now the errors have been converted to the values that you specified.

With Error Condition Wizard, you can choose the type of error you want to do in the Error types list.

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