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Formula for a percentage of something

Please can you help me i need to find out what formula to use for this sum £176.37+12.8%=£198.95

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The formula would be as follows:

X + Y%(X) = Z or 176.37 + .128(176.37)=198.95

If you were going to do this in MS Excelit would be:

assume 176.37 is in A! and the .128 is in A2 and the total will be in A3

A1 + A2(A1) = A3

Remember to multiply by percent, first divide the percent by 100

5% would be .05

Hope this helps

Loringh


Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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