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# Percentage formula need a formula for working out 30% for any given figure to add into a spreadsheet

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=(Click cell that you want to work out 30% of)*30/100

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### How to work out percentage of items

The concept of "percentage difference" depends upon what you use as your comparator, or the "base" amount.

Suppose the 8.50 value is entered in cell B3 and 4.80 is entered in cell C3.

To compute what percentage you'd save (off the higher price) if you buy from the cheaper supplier, you could enter into cell D3 a formula like: =(B3-C3)/B3
This would result in a numeric value of 0.435294, meaning you'd save about 43.53% off the higher price. In this case, your "base" amount is \$8.50.

Alternatively, if you used the lower price as the "base", then you could use a formula like: =B3/C3
This would result in a numeric value of 1.770833, meaning the higher price is 177.08% of the lower price, so it costs about 77% more.

HTH!

Feb 03, 2014 | Avanquest Spreadsheet Professional Full...

### If/Then Formula

not really
Just create the
formula =if(e1=1,"X",if(e1=2,"Z","")) in cell K1 then
formula =if(f1=1,"X",if(f1=2,"Z"),"") in cell L1 then
formula =if(g1=1,"X",if(g1=2,"Z","")) in cell m1 then
formula =if(H1=1,"X",if(h1=2,"Z","")) in cell N1 then
if you wanted another statement
formula =if(H1=1,"X",if(h1=2,"Z",if(h1=3,"Y,""))) in cell N1
this is nesting the if statement you just keep adding conditions.
What you are asking I have to type this in 600 times
No just do one line and then highlight the cells with the if in it and then select copy from edit menu or right click and select copy
Then click on next 599 cells by clicking on first cell and hold mouse button down and drag down mouse to last 1000 row of cell and right click mouse and select paste. The formulas will alter accordingly as pasted to each cell

You could also use a vlookup statement
you open another workbook look at bottom of worksheet for tabs to add a workbook.
Then you create a table in other workbook
1 cell A1 H in B1
2 cell A2 Z in B2
https://www.timeatlas.com/vlookup-tutorial/
you would still need to copy the cells down

Mar 30, 2017 | Microsoft Office 2003 Basic Edition...

### How to add % (Percentage column ) in the excel

The formula is 200/700 equals the percentage;if you're in columns a, b, and c, the formula in c1 will look like:
=b1/a1.

Then you can format the cell to show the number (.2857) as a percentage (28.57%).

Jan 03, 2009 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

### I am working on a spreadsheet for my boss that will allow him to track the progress of our sales team. I've done the formatting, etc, but am now onto the formulas. I have suggested revisions to the sheet...

Try having the cells refer to the ones you would like in the formula then have a statement something like if a = 1 then yes or if a = 2 then no and have it after become a percentage by dividing the sum by the count. Let me know if you need more help.

Dec 17, 2008 | Computers & Internet

### Percentages in Excel

No problem, Melinda, I am here to help!

A B C D
1 Question Yes No Total
2 Is sky blue? 20 2 22
3 Is world round? etc.

In this case, the formula for % of Yes would be: =B2/D2. This would give you a decimal point result such as 0.909091. Now if you want to make this look like a percentage in your spreadsheet, just do the following:
1) click on the cell where you have the division formula
2) clck on Format in the top menu bar
3) click on Cells
4) click on the Number tab (if you're not already there)
5) click on Percentage in the list of categories
6) click OK

To boil it all down to a simple principle, percentages are created in Excel by dividing the two numbers using a formula with "/" in it, and then formatting the result to look like a percentage instead of a decimal.

I might have misunderstood your question, and I have an idea of what else you might have been asking (and another slightly more complicated solution for it!), so please let me know if my first answer didn't hit the mark!

Good Luck!
Regards,
RichMTech

Aug 08, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

### Help

go to page setup and under scaling you can adjust to your required percentage

Jul 22, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

### Should I use countif or if or what ??

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Mar 25, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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