# Insert a calculated field named % Change in Value to determine the percent change in values by type in Excel?

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If field A1 is the old value and A2 is the new value, then the formula for A3 (% change) is:=(A2-A1)/A1*100You can remove the *100 if you want to format the field to the Percent type.

Posted on Oct 11, 2011

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