# excel 2003 formula problem

i have a spreadsheed were a formulae exists for example f10 * 10 however, it is not givning me the correct answer.  it is short by 3 or 2  and some times by 21 any ideas as to why its not adding this up correctly.

thanks
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Unfortunately, you have to give us more information if you want to get the right help. With the information you gave us, the only thing we can do is enter a number in a new sheet in cell F10, then in another cell do "=F10*10", and see that it works correctly.

Past this, we can only spout generic tips that sound remotely similar to this:

Are your numbers highly-accurate decimals placed in cells with the "Accuracy as shown" option enabled and few decimal-points visible?

Are there circular references?

Check if all cells have the same number format.

Check your settings for math precision options.

Etc...

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here is a copy of the file that i am working with.

thanks
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You have disabled auto calculation. Change it back to automatic:
http://www.msoffice-tutorial-training.com/excel-automatic-calculation.html
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I took a look at the sheet (specifically cell H10 where "=F10*13" - the most similar formula to the one you've initially posted) and the value there is correct. Which cell is calculated incorrectly?
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the formula in f11, f12 and f13 dont appear to add up.

there are a few other cells futher down that are out as well

for example f11 5.99*13 should be 77.87 but it appears in the sheet as 77.81

thanks
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Value in F11 is displayed with only 2 decimal places but its exact value is 5.7*1.05=5.985. If you multiply this value with 13 you obtain 77.805 which is after rounding on 2 decimal places equal to 77.81. You can adjust rounding using Format Cell in right mouse button menu on cell.

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