How to add percentage to a number in excel using formula

July 21, 2022
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The Latin word percent (which meaning hundred or by the hundred) for percent is per centum. It is therefore a decimal of 100.

Converting numbers to percentages in excel online, 2016 and 2019

This technique demonstrates how to use Excel's default settings to convert cells containing numerical values to percentage values.

1. The cell or cells you want to convert to percentages should be selected (In my case, Cell C2 to C11).

2. You may use Ctrl+Shift+percent instead, or go to Home and choose the Percent Style option from the Number area.

3. The cells will be multiplied by 100 to make the numbers into percentages, and a percent sign will be added as an indicator after the values.

Increment/Decrement of numbers in percentage in excel

This approach demonstrates how you can modify a number by a specific percentage. There are two methods to use this technique. These are what they are:

Using the multiplication method:

1. Choose the cell or cells to which you wish to display the output.

2. Type the equals (=) symbol. You should be able to type formulae using it.

3. Hit the Enter key after entering the following formula for your dataset.

Using the addition/subtraction method to add percentage to a number in excel

1. Choose the cell or cells to which you wish to display the output.

2. Type the equals (=) symbol. You should be able to type formulae using it.

3. Hit the Enter key after entering the following formula for your dataset.

# Amount + (Amount * Increment %)

Price + (Price * Price Increase) - To raise the price value by the percentage of the Prince Increase.

B2+(B2*D2)

# Amount – (Amount * Decrement %)

Price = (Price * Discount) - To deduct the Discount % from the Price value.

B2-(B2*C2)

Add percentage of a total to a number in excel

You can determine the percentage of the total sum using the approach that is demonstrated here.

1. Choose the cell or cells to which you wish to display the output. You must first choose the cell to the Percent Style style if it is not already in that format. To execute the procedure, go to the first part of this article.

2. Type the equals (=) symbol. You should be able to type formulae using it.

3. Hit the Enter key after entering the following formula for your dataset.

Note: This article was an attempt to show you how to add percentage to a number in excel online, 2016 and 2019, in both windows and mac. 

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