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Excel/reduce cell numbers by percent


hi Jan
sorry to bother you ( hope i explain this well) i have an excel sheet as a price list and i have about 40 cells with separate prices in each of them, is it possible for me to reduce or increase those prices by "percent" just by typing that percent in a separate empty cell thanks.
regards Rick

Hi Rick,

I can think of two ways.

1. Formula:


(put the percentage in cell C1)

2. Copy paste

- Put one plus the percentage in a separate cell like this: 10 percent becomes: 1.1
 and copy that cell
- Select the cells that need the change, select Paste Special and choose multiply as the
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Jan Karel Pieterse


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