Help with trend formula

ljf101

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Can anybody help,

I'm trying to show a trend or a forecast but I'm doing something wrong :oops: because I keep getting #Value as a result. Can I adjust a forecast to show a 25% drop in figures over a period of month.

I would be eternally Grateful :pray:
actual (version 1).xls
ABCDEFGHIJ
2Cost/RevenueElementsMonth8Month9Month10Month11Month12Month13Month14Month15
3relief***57799TotalServiceLineExpense454,589.37364,721.53379,434.32431,460.78400,553.52#VALUE!
4expen***57999TotalComputerRelated304,757.55-206,708.59-270,758.96-277,508.18-269,607.96-#VALUE!
5expen***59699TotalAdministrative3,348.16-3,347.91-3,347.90-6,484.16-3,347.91-#VALUE!
6Expense308,105.71-210,056.50-274,106.86-283,992.34-272,955.87-#VALUE!
7Contribution*******75999UnitContribution151,793.02152,378.22105,327.46147,468.44127,597.65
Sheet1
 

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ljf101

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I have changed the 'x' to a numeric value and still I get #Value
 
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ljf101

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I have changed all of the month field to numeric

Also I have tried the formula without showing H:J but to no avail
=TREND(C3:G3,C2:G2,)
 
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