working out increases/decreases in excel

gemmavine

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Hi

Can anyone help me please. I have a spreadsheet with prices

i.e. in column e + f

1.30 1.31
1.70 1.69

etc etc.

I want a formula to put in column g which shows whether it has increased or decreased using + and - figures.

i.e.

1.30 1.31 +0.01
1.70 1.69 -0.01

Thanks

Gemma:confused:
 

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VoG

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Try

=F1-E1

Edit: and format the result cell as Custom +0.00;-0.00
 
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gemmavine

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hi

thats great thanks, it has worked. however, how do i get the percentages to round up/down?

and show with the percentage symbol next to them.

Regards

Gemma
 

VoG

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Try

=(F1-E1)/E1

and format the cells as Custom +0.00%;-0.00%
 

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