How Do I Subtract a Percentage?


You need to convert both values to a percentage in order to subtract one from the other. You can also convert both of them to fractions and subtract those. However, subtracting percentages is easier.
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1. Convert the percentage to a decimal. To do this, remove the percentage sign. This is a whole number with a decimal at the end. Move the decimal to the left 2 places. If the percentage
= [Cell]*(1-x%) e.g. = A1*(1-15%)
The formula to put in cell B1 should be: =A1*(1-C1) Embed Quote
Multiply the percent off by the price, divide by 100, and subtract
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