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How do I finish this formula to beable to reflect the number of accurences in an array and then have the results be a percentage.


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I am not sure but I was looking at this problem and I thought the equation should be reversed as I put it below. This gives a percetage of the entrys that are of the value 1 as it seems you are looking for.

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Apply the following:
COUNT(A3:A74)/COUNTIF(A3:A74,"1")*100 in order to obtain the percentage.

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In the cell that you want the result to appear in, enter the appropriate formula from the following examples.
How to Count the Occurrences of a Number
Use this formula
where range is the range that you want to search, and number is the number that you want to count.
NOTE: This formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.
How to Count the Occurrences of a Text String
Method 1
Use this formula
where range is the range that you want to search, and text is the text that you want to find (the text must be enclosed in quotation marks).
NOTE: The above formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.
Method 2
Use the COUNTIF() function to count the occurrences of a text string. For example, use the formula
where range is the range of cells that you are evaluating, and text is the text string that you want to count instances of (note that text must be enclosed in quotation marks).
NOTE: This formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.
Wildcard characters can be used within the COUNTIF function.
The asterisk character (*) represents more than one character. For example, to count all the cells in the range a1:a10 that contain an "x," you can use the following formula:
The question mark character (?) can also be used to represent one wildcard character -- for example, to count all cells in the range whose second character is the letter, such as "ax" or "bx."

on Nov 11, 2013 | Microsoft Excel Computers & Internet

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There isn't a function for this, but the formula should be something like this:
A1: Number to increase / decrease
B1: % change
C1: 'INC' or 'DEC'
D1: =IF(C1='INC', A1+(A1*B1), A1-(A1-B1))

Nov 17, 2011 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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How to add % (Percentage column ) in the excel

The formula is 200/700 equals the percentage;if you're in columns a, b, and c, the formula in c1 will look like:

Then you can format the cell to show the number (.2857) as a percentage (28.57%).

Jan 03, 2009 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

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Count how many times a value appears in a column, based on anothe

Go to the cell you want this total in.
Type this formula:
make sure you end the formula with CTRL - SHIFT - ENTER which makes it an array formula. If you forget, go back to the cell with this formula and press F2 (to edit the cell) and press CTRL - SHIFT - ENTER to convert it to an array formula (Excel will show a little {...} around the formula).

Dec 21, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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lookup value = value searched

table array = database

topmost row of lookup array must contain the data IDs and all IDs must be sorted in ascending order.

row index number = row number containing data to be shown; first row = 1

hlookup(x,tablearray,y) will look for x on the first row of the lookup table and return the value in the cell on the yth row

if formula cannot file exact x, it will look for the value closest to. but not greater than x

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Excel will not displaying the results of a trend array formula

Hi Griffnz,

Your "known Y's" or 'values' are in Column B. This is the first array in the Trend formula.

Your "known X's" or 'months' are in Column A. This is the second array in the trend formula.

The trend formula is supposed to give you a projection of what the rest of the values in Column B will be over the next few months (usually continuing cells in Column A). The cells you want these values to show up in represent the third array in the formula.

Thus, your formula should look more like: '=trend(B3:B14,A3:A14,A15:A18)'

However, your formula is leaving out The values in B and adding values from C - -- but there ARE no values in C. Apparently, C is where you want the values to appear. In that case, the C array would be the third array in your formula. This would look more like '=trend(B3:B14,A3:A14,C3:C14)

If this doesn't make sense, let me know.

Sep 30, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Percentages in Excel

No problem, Melinda, I am here to help!

If I understood correctly, your spreadsheet looks something like this:
1 Question Yes No Total
2 Is sky blue? 20 2 22
3 Is world round? etc.

In this case, the formula for % of Yes would be: =B2/D2. This would give you a decimal point result such as 0.909091. Now if you want to make this look like a percentage in your spreadsheet, just do the following:
1) click on the cell where you have the division formula
2) clck on Format in the top menu bar
3) click on Cells
4) click on the Number tab (if you're not already there)
5) click on Percentage in the list of categories
6) click OK

To boil it all down to a simple principle, percentages are created in Excel by dividing the two numbers using a formula with "/" in it, and then formatting the result to look like a percentage instead of a decimal.

I might have misunderstood your question, and I have an idea of what else you might have been asking (and another slightly more complicated solution for it!), so please let me know if my first answer didn't hit the mark!

Good Luck!

Aug 08, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Mar 25, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Your sum formula will look something like this, if the row you intend to sum is row 5:


Then of course you can modify it to reflect the percentage you desire:

=SUM(5:5)*.25 or whatever

Note that the equals sign in front of the formula is necessary.

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