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# Reference number in excel

Posted on 2013-12-19
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In column Z I have a list of numbers that are in the form of percents. In column AA I have a numbers that have no decimal place. In column AB I want to have the Column Z/Column AA.

I used the following code:     =Z2&"/"&AA2

The result would look something like this: 11%/25. Instead I am getting the following:

.107758620689655/24.874158743

How to I keep the numbers formatted like I want them?

Thanks!
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Question by:cansevin
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 1000 total points
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=TEXT(Z2,"#%")&"/"&TEXT(AA2,"#")
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I'm guessing that for cell AA is formatted to show 0 decimal places and is rounding to 25.
If that is the case you could change your code to
=TEXT(Z2,"#%")&"/"&ROUND(AA2,0)
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