Mathematical Percentage Decrease Change in Excel

In this article, how to use percentage decrease change formula in Excel 2016.
We need to find the percentage decrement in value due to decrement percentage change.
Generic formula

=Value * (1 - percentage)

Value : current value
Percentage : decrease percentage change
Note: It returns a #VALUE! Error if values are not provided with the correct format.
Let’s take an example to understand it.
Here we have some products with their current Cost price and percentage decrement.
And we need to find out the new discounted Price for the products.
Use the formula


B2 : Current Value
C2 : percentage change in Value
Explanation :
Value gets multiplied with (1 - C2) to get the dicounted amount.
Here the new Sales Price is listed in the Sales Price column.
Copy the formula to other cells using shortcut key Ctrl + D
This method can be used for various purposes. As you can see here the new Sales Price is listed in Sales Price column.
Hope you understood How to get the percentage decrease change and its how to use it in Excel 2016. Find more articles on Mathematical formulation here. Please share your query below in the comment box. We will assist you.

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