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I have calculated percentages in a column but they are showing for example 1800% instead of 18%. How do I remove the 2 zeros at the end. I tried decreasing zeros and it will not take them away.

Solved by M. J. in 20 mins

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Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:53

Hello :)

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:53

Are you able to share your sheet?

User
05/02/2018 - 08:53

Hi there, I trying to put in percentages

User
05/02/2018 - 08:54

It is lising 18% as 1800%

User
05/02/2018 - 08:54

I tried to decrease the zeros but it will not take them away

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:54

One simple solution could be to divide it by 100

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:54

It is taking your percentage as a whole number instead of a percentage.

User
05/02/2018 - 08:56

My formula is =Sum(C4-B4) I am trying to get the difference for two different tests

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:56

Okay, so do this:

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:56

=sum(c4-b4)/100

User
05/02/2018 - 08:56

to get the district average %

User
05/02/2018 - 08:56

okay, thank you I will try that. I really appreciate it.

User
05/02/2018 - 08:57

gave me 0.18

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:57

Yes, that is 18 percent.

User
05/02/2018 - 08:57

how do I show the percent sign for the directors

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:57

Now, if you change the format to percentage.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:57

by going up to the top and changing it to %

User
05/02/2018 - 08:58

whalaaaaa it worked. Thank you so much!

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:58

You're very welcome :)

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:58

Is there anything else I can help with?

User
05/02/2018 - 08:58

No thank you.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 08:59

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