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learn excel - Percentage growth formula
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Percentage growth formula
Do you know what formula you type to work out the percentage growth of a series of numbers over a time period? i.e. how much each consecutive figure has increased/decreased by?
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RE: percentage growth formula
Thanks for your question.
The formula will involve a subtraction and a division. For example, if:
then the formula is =(Feb value - Jan value)/Feb value
You will need to format the cell containing the formula to display as a percentage as well.
Go to source of a cell
The default setting in Excel is when you double click in a cell it actives the formula in the cell. If you have created a link and want to directly go to that link (say if on another sheet, click on Tools -options and take off the tick for eidt it directly in cell
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