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Yearoveryear percentage of change
I am trying to find the percentage of change in customers. This wouldn't be a
problem with the formula =IF(C35=0,D35,(D35C35)/C35). However, the problem arises when one of the cells is 0. So in this case let's say D35 is 35 and C35 is 0. This returns a percent of increase of 3500%. Here is a snapshot of the data I am having problems with Thru 0908 2005 AVG 2006 AVG 2007 AVG 2008 AVG (prod introduced) 0 0 35 36 I am then using all of the percentages of change found to determine and average change for the 4 years. The 3500% throughs the calcuation off. Any suggestions? 
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Yearoveryear percentage of change
=IF(C35=0,"",(D35C35)/C35)
This leaves the cell blank. If you later use the =AVERAGE() function, you will find that AVERAGE ignores these blanks  Gary''s Student  gsnu200810 "lstreet" wrote: > I am trying to find the percentage of change in customers. This wouldn't be a > problem with the formula =IF(C35=0,D35,(D35C35)/C35). However, the problem > arises when one of the cells is 0. So in this case let's say D35 is 35 and > C35 is 0. This returns a percent of increase of 3500%. Here is a snapshot of > the data I am having problems with > > Thru 0908 > 2005 AVG 2006 AVG 2007 AVG 2008 AVG > (prod introduced) > 0 0 35 36 > > I am then using all of the percentages of change found to determine and > average change for the 4 years. The 3500% throughs the calcuation off. > > Any suggestions? > > 
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Yearoveryear percentage of change
Nice, this seeems to work nicely. One more thing however is that there are
times that it returns the dreaded #DIV/0!. How can I avoid this? "Gary''s Student" wrote: > =IF(C35=0,"",(D35C35)/C35) > > This leaves the cell blank. If you later use the =AVERAGE() function, you > will find that AVERAGE ignores these blanks >  > Gary''s Student  gsnu200810 > > > "lstreet" wrote: > > > I am trying to find the percentage of change in customers. This wouldn't be a > > problem with the formula =IF(C35=0,D35,(D35C35)/C35). However, the problem > > arises when one of the cells is 0. So in this case let's say D35 is 35 and > > C35 is 0. This returns a percent of increase of 3500%. Here is a snapshot of > > the data I am having problems with > > > > Thru 0908 > > 2005 AVG 2006 AVG 2007 AVG 2008 AVG > > (prod introduced) > > 0 0 35 36 > > > > I am then using all of the percentages of change found to determine and > > average change for the 4 years. The 3500% throughs the calcuation off. > > > > Any suggestions? > > > > 
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Yearoveryear percentage of change
Can't see any way that this formula could return that error. You are dividing
by C35 only if C35 IS NOT equal to zero. lstreet wrote: > Nice, this seeems to work nicely. One more thing however is that there are > times that it returns the dreaded #DIV/0!. How can I avoid this? > > "Gary''s Student" wrote: > >> =IF(C35=0,"",(D35C35)/C35) >> >> This leaves the cell blank. If you later use the =AVERAGE() function, you >> will find that AVERAGE ignores these blanks >>  >> Gary''s Student  gsnu200810 >> >> >> "lstreet" wrote: >> >>> I am trying to find the percentage of change in customers. This wouldn't be a >>> problem with the formula =IF(C35=0,D35,(D35C35)/C35). However, the problem >>> arises when one of the cells is 0. So in this case let's say D35 is 35 and >>> C35 is 0. This returns a percent of increase of 3500%. Here is a snapshot of >>> the data I am having problems with >>> >>> Thru 0908 >>> 2005 AVG 2006 AVG 2007 AVG 2008 AVG >>> (prod introduced) >>> 0 0 35 36 >>> >>> I am then using all of the percentages of change found to determine and >>> average change for the 4 years. The 3500% throughs the calcuation off. >>> >>> Any suggestions? >>> >>> 
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