Formatting Problem within Excel

EE Pros,

I think this may be a rather simple but irritating problem.  I have two columns of numbers that I'm trying to make into, in the third column a ratio number.  HOWEVER, while the formula I use works in most cells, I have a problem with one particular cell and I cannot seem to figure it out.  

The file attached shows clearly the issue.  

Any help is appreciated.

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Formatting-Problem.xls
Bright01Asked:
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Connect With a Mentor Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Try this....
In F11
=TEXT(D11/E11,"0.0")&"X"

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You can use the Text function in your other formulas as well to limit the decimal points.
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Bright01Author Commented:
Subodh,

Thank you!  You certainly fixed the problem.  However, I'm still curious why I got different formatting in that field when it was identical to the others.  Any idea?

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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
You're welcome.
That is because in your other cells, result after division is a whole number but with the cell in problem when you divide 10 by 3, you don't get a whole number but the result should be a decimal number like 3.33333333 and to limit the decimal the Text function is used.
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