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Get amount with percentage

Excel formula: Get amount with percentage
Generic formula 
= total*percent

If you have a total and a percentage that presents some amount of the total, you can calculate the amount represented by the percentage with a simple formula that multiplies the total by the percentage.


In the example, E6 cell contains this formula:


To calculate the amount, Excel simply multiplies the value in cell C6 ($1,120) by the percentage value in cell D6 (.625). The result is $700, which is 62.5% of $1,200.


Note that the value in cell D6 is a decimal value (in this case .625) formatted with the Percentage number format and zero decimal places. This causes .625 to display as 63%.

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