Hello, i am stupid when it comes to this stuff and frustrate easily!! If their is anyone that can help me i would greatly appreciate it. I have a product and it cost me $4.50 to produce. I would like to mark it up 200%. What would the function be?? Thanks

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3/5/2010 2:29:01 AM

On Thu, 4 Mar 2010 18:29:01 -0800, StitchWitch <StitchWitch@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: >Hello, i am stupid when it comes to this stuff and frustrate easily!! If >their is anyone that can help me i would greatly appreciate it. I have a >product and it cost me $4.50 to produce. I would like to mark it up 200%. >What would the function be?? Thanks 100% "mark-up" would be $9.00. 200% mark-up would be $13.50. Mark-up is an amount added to a cost to arrive at a price. Percent increase is a bit different. An price that is increased by 25% would be (4.50 x 0.25) + 4.50 = 5.625 Then you have to decide how you want to round your calculations, because you can see where certain math creates yet another significant figure. Round up... round down... but at what point? 100% markup is (original_value x 1) + original_value So, to review. 100% is your original number multiplied by 1.00 and... 25% is your original number multiplied by 0.25. One percent is 0.01 times the number (your number). So the scale is 0.01 through 0.99 as representing 1 percent and 99 percent, respectively. 100% (the scale is really zero to 1) is "One point O" or 1.00 times the number, so 200 is 2.0 times the number. If your price is in A1 =A1+(A1*2) If what you really wanted was 100% markup, yielding a price double the original, the formula would be: =A1+(A1*1) It really is not required for me to parenthesize the second portion, but I do so to show the process. As an aside, you could place a number in B1 that represents a markup percentage between 1 and 100 (any number really), and use this formula in any other cell (C1) =A1+(A1*(B1*0.01)) That will give you any markup percentage calculation you want.

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3/5/2010 3:39:01 AM

On Thu, 4 Mar 2010 18:29:01 -0800, StitchWitch <StitchWitch@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: >Hello, i am stupid when it comes to this stuff and frustrate easily!! If >their is anyone that can help me i would greatly appreciate it. I have a >product and it cost me $4.50 to produce. I would like to mark it up 200%. >What would the function be?? Thanks http://www.mediafire.com/?txmjzjjmmmm

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3/5/2010 4:20:37 AM

=a1+a1*200% Regards, Fred "StitchWitch" <StitchWitch@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:888DA657-BD9C-4F1E-89EC-5E8D21C942EE@microsoft.com... > Hello, i am stupid when it comes to this stuff and frustrate easily!! If > their is anyone that can help me i would greatly appreciate it. I have a > product and it cost me $4.50 to produce. I would like to mark it up 200%. > What would the function be?? Thanks

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3/5/2010 4:40:59 AM

=A1*3 "StitchWitch" wrote: > Hello, i am stupid when it comes to this stuff and frustrate easily!! If > their is anyone that can help me i would greatly appreciate it. I have a > product and it cost me $4.50 to produce. I would like to mark it up 200%. > What would the function be?? Thanks

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On Fri, 5 Mar 2010 06:01:01 -0800, Teethless mama <Teethlessmama@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: >=A1*3 > > >"StitchWitch" wrote: > >> Hello, i am stupid when it comes to this stuff and frustrate easily!! If >> their is anyone that can help me i would greatly appreciate it. I have a >> product and it cost me $4.50 to produce. I would like to mark it up 200%. >> What would the function be?? Thanks Well, your nym is right on the money.

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3/6/2010 3:32:50 AM

On Fri, 5 Mar 2010 06:01:01 -0800, Teethless mama <Teethlessmama@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: >=A1*3 > > >"StitchWitch" wrote: > >> Hello, i am stupid when it comes to this stuff and frustrate easily!! If >> their is anyone that can help me i would greatly appreciate it. I have a >> product and it cost me $4.50 to produce. I would like to mark it up 200%. >> What would the function be?? Thanks Times 3 indeed. http://www.mediafire.com/file/mz4jxq41wzj/MarkItUpRev3.xls

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I have a worksheet that has the following labels, Name , Facility, Class, 16yd/1, 16yd/2, 16yd/3, 16yd/4, 24yd/1,24yd/2, 16 total,24 total, overall total. Te formula in the 16 total is =sum(D4:G4) which give me the total of all the 16yd shooting. in in Column D thru G the 24 Total is =Sum(H4:I4) this will give me the total for the two columns labels 24yd. OK when I put data into these 6 cells, the 16total adds as I input into the first four cells, but it also picks up the next 2 cells for the 24yd/1 and 24yd/2. The 24yd is always correct as is the Overall total, and the 16ydtotal are w...

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I use a formula to find text in a particular text and ask the results plus the next 100 characters to display in another cell. I was wondering if there was a way to show the proceeding characters. The formula i am using is: =MID($G6&$H6,SEARCH(C$2,$G6&$H6),100) =LEFT(G6&H6,SEARCH(C2,C6&H6)-1) "Deb" <Deb@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:D4226FC3-1108-4C51-8563-12B32E2C0231@microsoft.com... > I use a formula to find text in a particular text and ask the results plus > the next 100 characters to display in another cell. I was w...

Hello, I need help with a formula I'm trying to create. I have data in column but the data is scattered. For example, there will be a numbe in row 20 then it's blank until row 35, then blank until row 68, and s on. I need a formula that will copy the data to the rows that are blan below it. For example, if row 20 has a number in it I want to cop that number in the blank rows until it reaches the next number. An once it reaches row 35 it will copy that number to the rows below i and so on. I would do this manually but the spreadsheet is huge. Thank you for your help, Olimits...