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% diff calculation

Posted by Fred Lesar on January 17, 2001 2:42 AM

Hi, I am a new comer to excel, please can you help me with the following calculation.
How do i calculate the % diff between two sets of figures e.g between actual expenses for 1999 versus actual for 2000?

'99 '00
$20 £30 = ? difference either + or negative

Thank you


Posted by Dave Hawley on January 17, 2001 2:51 AM

Hi Fred

If your 2 values are in cells A1 & B1 then use:

and format you cell as a percentage if you wish.


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