Excel 2016 from Scratch Exercise
Percentage and sums of sums
An Excel tutorial by Peter Kalmstrom
this demo in the Excel 2016 from Scratch series Peter Kalmstrom
explains how to create a formula that calculates percentage.
He also shows how to calculate sums and sums of sums.
Peter uses a conveyour bid as an example in this exercise,
and when he has caclulated all sums he creates a formula
that calculates how much the labor costs in percent of the
If you want to try the exercise yourself, please
download the Excel file Peter uses in the demo!
This is what Peter shows in the demo below:
Peter uses Excel 2016 for his demo, but the Excel basics
are the same for earlier versions of Excel.
- How to create autosum formulas and select the cells
- How to calculate a sum of the sums.
- How to create a division formula and show the
result in percentage by formatting the cell as percentage..
- How to add a percentage sign to a number.