If you need to count the number of cells that contain values less than a particular number, you can use the COUNTIF function. In the generic form of the formula (above) rng represents a range of cells that contain numbers, and X represents the boundary below which you want to count.
In the example, the active cell contains this formula:
Here’s how the formula works:
COUNTIF counts the number of cells in the range that contain numeric values less than X and returns the result as a number.
If you want to count cells that are less than or equal to 80, use: