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# How To Use UNARY_PERCENT() Function in Google Sheets

Description

Returns a value interpreted as a percentage; that is, `UNARY_PERCENT(100)` equals `1`.

Common questions about the UNARY_PERCENT formula:
What does the UNARY_PERCENT formula do?

How can the UNARY_PERCENT formula be used appropriately?
The UNARY_PERCENT formula is used to represent a percent of a whole number. This is typically used in calculations where a portion of a total should be assessed.

How can the UNARY_PERCENT formula be commonly mistyped?
The UNARY_PERCENT formula is often mistyped as UNARY_ percentage. Other common misspellings are UNARY_PRCENT, UNARY_PERCNT, UNRAY_PERCENT, UNARY_PRCENT.

What are some common ways the UNARY_PERCENT formula is used inappropriately?
Some common ways the UNARY_PERCENT formula is used inappropriately include being used in operations such as division or multiplication, when it should only be used in calculation of percentage of a whole.

What are some common pitfalls when using the UNARY_PERCENT formula?
Common pitfalls when using the UNARY_PERCENT formula include incorrect usage such as calculating percentage incorrectly, or using incorrect cell references.

What are common mistakes when using the UNARY_PERCENT Formula?
Common mistakes when using the UNARY_PERCENT Formula include incorrect usage such as calculating percentage incorrectly, or using incorrect cell references.

What are common misconceptions people might have with the UNARY_PERCENT Formula?
Some common misconceptions people might have with the UNARY_PERCENT Formula include that it should be used for division and multiplication instead of calculating a percentage of a whole, or that it should be used in calculations that do not include a whole number.

How To Actually Use UNARY_PERCENT() in Sheets

`UNARY_PERCENT(percentage)`

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