Solved

Convert Percent to fraction

Posted on 2011-02-17
8
326 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
If I have a fee of 4,400 on 27,000,000 and it = 0.016296%

I want to convert this to a 1/x of 1%.  LIke say 1/30 of 1%.  I dont know if it is 1/30 of 1% though.  

thank you
0
Comment
Question by:pdvsa
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
8 Comments
 
LVL 50

Accepted Solution

by:
barry houdini earned 500 total points
ID: 34919877
I'm not sure how you want it displayed but you can get a text value like this

in A1 = 4400
in B1 = 27000000

then this formula in c1

="1/"&TEXT(B1/A1/100,0)&" of 1%"

so result would look like

1/61 of 1%

regards, barry
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:thecrew
ID: 34919960
Wouldn't that be: 16,296/100,000,000 of 1 %
A more manageable (rounded) number would be 1.6/100 of 1% (one point six hundredths of one percent)
Are you looking for a way to programmatically calculate this using Excel?
0
 

Author Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 34920435
barry:  I did get 1/61 of 1% which I think is correct.  

thecrew:  
<Are you looking for a way to programmatically calculate this using Excel?
Yes
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 34920483
You wouldnt happen to know how to convert that to use in Access woudl you?
I have the following that I converted based on your formula that I want to use in Access but I dont think "TEXT" function works in access:

="1/" & Text([[tblLetterOfCredit].[Amount]/[tblfees.Amount]/100,0) & " of 1%"
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:rspahitz
ID: 34920676
Try CSTR instead of Text

="1/" & CStr([[tblLetterOfCredit].[Amount]/[tblfees.Amount]/100,0) & " of 1%"

I think that should handle it.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 34921143
rspahitz:  I tried it but had an error that said wrong number of arguments.  I dont see where the error is.  I ended up using ="1/" & Round([tblLetterOfCredit.Amount]/[tblfees.Amount]/100,0) & " of 1%"
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:rspahitz
ID: 34921359
oh, sorry, I think it was that last ",0" should not have been there...round is probably better anyway
...and you really didn't need CStr function since it will automatically convert to a string because you used the "&" for concatenation.
0
 

Author Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 34921690
Okey doke... its all chinese to me... thanks for the follow up...g'day...
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Freeze panes is an option within all variants of Excel to enable parts of a sheet to remain stationary when the cursor is in another part of the sheet. This is a very useful feature which is overlooked or under used.
In Part II of this series, I will discuss how to identify all open instances of Excel and enumerate the workbooks, spreadsheets, and named ranges within each of those instances.
The viewer will learn how to create two correlated normally distributed random variables in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on different levels of investment in each of the two funds over a period of ten years, and, create a …
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates using Microsoft Excel pivot tables, how to reverse engineer competitors' marketing strategies through backlinks.

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question