#### Showing the percentage of a total in Excel

```I would like to add a percentage to a figure but wish to show the amount

For example:
\$1000.00 + 25% = \$250.00

At the moment I can only get the formula to show:
\$1000.00 + 25% = \$1250.00

Any help would be much appreciated!
```
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jakeyboy (3)
7/13/2005 11:32:06 AM
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```So, how about =A1*.25?
*******************
~Anne Troy

www.OfficeArticles.com

"jakeyboy" <jakeyboy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:F9C22D37-5294-4FA2-8153-B2171EE05162@microsoft.com...
> I would like to add a percentage to a figure but wish to show the amount
> added rather than the total.
>
> For example:
> \$1000.00 + 25% = \$250.00
>
> At the moment I can only get the formula to show:
> \$1000.00 + 25% = \$1250.00
>
> Any help would be much appreciated!

```
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ng1 (1444)
7/13/2005 11:38:59 AM
```Thanks for your reply Anne but I forgot to mention that the percentage will
constantly differ.

I currently have the formula
=A2*(1+B2)
Increase number in cell A2 by the percent in B2

The figure in B2 will be entered manually, on one occasion it could be 25%
on another it could be 9%

The above formula shows the total amount once the percentage has been added
to the number. I would like to show the amount added rather than the total.

"Anne Troy" wrote:

> *******************
> ~Anne Troy
>
> www.OfficeArticles.com
>
>
> "jakeyboy" <jakeyboy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:F9C22D37-5294-4FA2-8153-B2171EE05162@microsoft.com...
> > I would like to add a percentage to a figure but wish to show the amount
> > added rather than the total.
> >
> > For example:
> > \$1000.00 + 25% = \$250.00
> >
> > At the moment I can only get the formula to show:
> > \$1000.00 + 25% = \$1250.00
> >
> > Any help would be much appreciated!
>
>
>
```
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jakeyboy (3)
7/13/2005 11:59:01 AM
```Just take the 1+ out of there.
=A2*B2
:)
*******************
~Anne Troy

www.OfficeArticles.com

"jakeyboy" <jakeyboy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:AE7C0AB5-387A-4EE4-B01A-1E7A59550EB6@microsoft.com...
> Thanks for your reply Anne but I forgot to mention that the percentage
will
> constantly differ.
>
> I currently have the formula
> =A2*(1+B2)
> Increase number in cell A2 by the percent in B2
>
> The figure in B2 will be entered manually, on one occasion it could be 25%
> on another it could be 9%
>
> The above formula shows the total amount once the percentage has been
> to the number. I would like to show the amount added rather than the
total.
>
> "Anne Troy" wrote:
>
> > So, how about =A1*.25?
> > *******************
> > ~Anne Troy
> >
> > www.OfficeArticles.com
> >
> >
> > "jakeyboy" <jakeyboy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:F9C22D37-5294-4FA2-8153-B2171EE05162@microsoft.com...
> > > I would like to add a percentage to a figure but wish to show the
amount
> > > added rather than the total.
> > >
> > > For example:
> > > \$1000.00 + 25% = \$250.00
> > >
> > > At the moment I can only get the formula to show:
> > > \$1000.00 + 25% = \$1250.00
> > >
> > > Any help would be much appreciated!
> >
> >
> >

```
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ng1 (1444)
7/13/2005 12:06:23 PM
```Thats the one!  Thank you very much for your help Anne.

"Anne Troy" wrote:

> Just take the 1+ out of there.
> =A2*B2
> :)
> *******************
> ~Anne Troy
>
> www.OfficeArticles.com
>
>
> "jakeyboy" <jakeyboy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:AE7C0AB5-387A-4EE4-B01A-1E7A59550EB6@microsoft.com...
> > Thanks for your reply Anne but I forgot to mention that the percentage
> will
> > constantly differ.
> >
> > I currently have the formula
> > =A2*(1+B2)
> > Increase number in cell A2 by the percent in B2
> >
> > The figure in B2 will be entered manually, on one occasion it could be 25%
> > on another it could be 9%
> >
> > The above formula shows the total amount once the percentage has been
> > to the number. I would like to show the amount added rather than the
> total.
> >
> > "Anne Troy" wrote:
> >
> > > So, how about =A1*.25?
> > > *******************
> > > ~Anne Troy
> > >
> > > www.OfficeArticles.com
> > >
> > >
> > > "jakeyboy" <jakeyboy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > > news:F9C22D37-5294-4FA2-8153-B2171EE05162@microsoft.com...
> > > > I would like to add a percentage to a figure but wish to show the
> amount
> > > > added rather than the total.
> > > >
> > > > For example:
> > > > \$1000.00 + 25% = \$250.00
> > > >
> > > > At the moment I can only get the formula to show:
> > > > \$1000.00 + 25% = \$1250.00
> > > >
> > > > Any help would be much appreciated!
> > >
> > >
> > >
>
>
>
```
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jakeyboy (3)
7/13/2005 3:45:10 PM

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