Calculating exact percentages in excel [Solved/Closed]

DL - Jun 8, 2010 at 11:10 AM - Latest reply: rizvisa1 4481 Posts Thursday January 28, 2010Registration dateContributorStatus January 6, 2016 Last seen
- Jun 8, 2010 at 03:51 PM
Hello,

I'm trying to add exact percentages like 99.54%, 84.23% in six cells then calculate the average. I've tried =AVERAGE(A1:B1:C1) but it only gave a rounded amount, I need the exact 4 digit percent. Please help. Thanks!


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rizvisa1 4481 Posts Thursday January 28, 2010Registration dateContributorStatus January 6, 2016 Last seen - Jun 8, 2010 at 03:51 PM
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Thank you
All you have to do is go to the format of the cell and change it two 4 decimal position. By default it is 2

Thank you, rizvisa1 5

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closeup22 8933 Posts Friday May 15, 2009Registration date October 7, 2010 Last seen - Jun 8, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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Thank you
Hi there,

You entered the correct formula,please give example of needed output.link below may be useful to you :

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel-help/text-value-format-text-HP010062580.aspx

Thanks