how to calculate the % change, increase or decrease

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  • kerobi

    I have the same question -- how to calculate the % change, increase or decrease. When I use the ABS formula above, the first cell with that calculation was correct, but the rest of the cell calculations (once I applied the formula down that column) are not accurate (e.g. % change from 20 to 24 is not 17%, which is what the ABS calculation is getting me, it should be 20% ). Very confused and hoping someone much smarter than me can help, thank you!

  • James Keuning
    James Keuning ✭✭✭✭✭

    =ABS([Number 2]@row - [Number 1]@row) / [Number 1]@row

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