# How to subtract percentages?

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edited 06/28/23

I created a new column % Not complete and am trying to add a formula to have =100%-[%Complete]@row. Answer #UNPARSEABLE

I have also tried =100-%Complete]@row. Answer: This will populate an answer, however I cannot adjust the formatting from % to number

Example:

%Complete = 13%

Correct answer should display 87%

Second option displays 9,987%

I adjusted the value from 100 to 1 and it works! Hopefully this helps others too :)

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If the two percent columns are formatted as percent columns (see screenshot), then the % Not Complete column would have this formula:

=1 - [%Complete]@row

Hope this helps!

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If the two percent columns are formatted as percent columns (see screenshot), then the % Not Complete column would have this formula:

=1 - [%Complete]@row

Hope this helps!

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Thanks, Kelly! I was able to figure that out and updated my question for others who may also need assistance :)

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