Formulas > =TO_PERCENT()

# How To Use TO_PERCENT() Function in Google Sheets

Description

Converts a provided number to a percentage.

Common questions about the TO_PERCENT formula include:
- How does the TO_PERCENT formula work?
- What is the syntax of the TO_PERCENT formula?
- What are the valid parameters of the TO_PERCENT formula?

The TO_PERCENT formula can be used appropriately to convert numbers into percentages. For example, it can be used to convert decimal numbers into percent, or fractions into percentages.

The TO_PERCENT formula can be commonly mistyped/misentered as “to%”, “percent”, or “percentage”.

Some common ways that the TO_PERCENT formula is used inappropriately would be to try to convert strings or dates into percentages. It should only be used to convert numbers into percentage form.

Common pitfalls when using the TO_PERCENT formula include not specifying the correct parameters (such as the desired decimal places) or not referencing the correct cell in the formula for the argument.

Common mistakes when using the TO_PERCENT Formula include not entering the correct decimal places for the desired output, or incorrectly typing the syntax of the formula.

Common misconceptions people might have with the TO_PERCENT Formula include thinking that it can be used to convert strings or dates into percentages, or thinking it can convert a number to a percentage without an argument.

How To Actually Use TO_PERCENT() in Sheets

`TO_PERCENT(value)`

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