# How to add percentages to a price

How to Add Percentages Using Excel Bryan Clark @bryanclark January 11, 2021, 10:24am EDT Do you want to add percentages in Excel? There are a few ways to do this. In on

## How to Add Percentages Using Excel

• Bryan Clark

@bryanclark

• January 11, 2021, 10:24am EDT

Do you want to add percentages in Excel? There are a few ways to do this. In one sense, you could be talking about adding percentage values. Or, you could be looking for a way to add a 15% increase to a value. Well take a look at both.

## How to Add Percentages Together

You can add percentages like any other number. Choose a cell to display the sum of your two percentages. In this example, were going to click and highlight cell C3.

In the formula bar, type =sum (without quotes) and then click the first result, the sum formula, which adds all numbers in a range of cells.

Click in cell A3 and then command click cell B3 to select both. If you have more cells, you can click the first and then Shift + Click the last to select all cells in a range.

Once your chosen cells are highlighted, hit Enter on the keyboard, or press the checkmark in the formula bar to execute the formula and display the sum of your percentages.

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## How to Apply a Percentage Increase

If you actually want to add a percentage to a numberadding 15% to 200, for examplethen this example is what youre looking for. Its worth noting that you can do the formula in reverse (taking 15% off of 200) by changing the + sign to a - sign in the formula below.

Insert your two figures in columns A and B. A, in our example, will be the whole number, while B will be our percentage.