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  1. #1
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    2nd June 2006

    Percent Error function

    I was wondering if excel has a bult-in function that calculates the percent error between two numbers. I wrote my own function to do it, but I was curious to know if there is an existing one. Heres the code to the function.
    Public Function percentdiff(Expected As Single, Actual As Single) As Single
    Dim diff As Single
    diff = Abs((Expected - Actual) / Expected) * 100
    percentdiff = diff
    End Function

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    Re: Percent Error function

    I don't know of one. Thank you for putting this one up. I may never need it, but a simple calculation like this is ideal to show just how to code a user-defined function, and if I ever need to write one, I'll come and look at yours! Cheers.

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