Trying to figure out how to write a formula in Google Sheets that will automatically calculate a deadline for me based on priority and an established date.

I have 3 columns: Date (A), Priority (B), and Deadline (C).

Here's what I'm trying to accomplish:

  • If Priority (B) equals 1, then return A.
  • If Priority (B) equals 2, then return A+3.
  • If Priority (B) equals 3, then return A+7.

How in the hell do I write this as a single formula that goes into each row under column C (Deadline)?


Nested ifs is one obvious way.



As long as you're working with positive integers under 30, CHOOSE() would be a way to go:


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