formula to subtract percentage from whole

I want to be able to create a forumla to increase or decrease the percentage 
of a whole number i.e. Nett: 81.47 increase by 15% to give me the total and 
vice versa 92.27 decrease by 15% (I can do this on the calculator).  Formula 
NOT reliant on other cells.

Appreciate your help
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Hi,
in the cell where you want the result enter 
to increase

=A1*1.15

to decrease

=A1/1.15

"Shevvie" wrote:

> I want to be able to create a forumla to increase or decrease the percentage 
> of a whole number i.e. Nett: 81.47 increase by 15% to give me the total and 
> vice versa 92.27 decrease by 15% (I can do this on the calculator).  Formula 
> NOT reliant on other cells.
> 
> Appreciate your help
0
Utf
2/18/2010 1:46:01 PM
"Shevvie" wrote:
> I want to be able to create a forumla to increase
> or decrease the percentage of a whole number i.e.
> Nett: 81.47 increase by 15% to give me the total
> and vice versa 92.27 decrease by 15% (I can do
> this on the calculator).  Formula NOT reliant on other
> cells.

=81.47*(1+15%)

=92.27*(1-15%)
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Utf
2/18/2010 2:55:01 PM
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