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    A Truck related % Problem

    Hello to all,

    my problem is this.......

    I have 50 deliveries to be made today, 1 of those deliveries ends up late

    i know that 1% is late and 99% were on time

    to get that figure i know the sum is 1 divide 50 x 100 gives me 1%

    How on earth do i get the sum to show 99% instead of 1%

    The reason i ask is that i am making an excel spreadsheet that shows me the percentage of ON TIME deliveries

    so it will be something like.....

    127 loads 43 late %on time here

    Ty for any help here, sorry if this is confusing
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockape2620 View Post
    Hello to all,

    my problem is this.......

    I have 50 deliveries to be made today, 1 of those deliveries ends up late

    i know that 1% is late and 99% were on time Actually, it's 2% late and 98% on time.

    to get that figure i know the sum is 1 divide 50 x 100 gives me 1% Actually, 1/50 x 100 gives you 2%.

    How on earth do i get the sum to show 99% instead of 1% If 1 delivery out of 50 is late (2%) then 49 out of 50 are on time (98%).

    The reason i ask is that i am making an excel spreadsheet that shows me the percentage of ON TIME deliveries

    so it will be something like.....

    127 loads 43 late %on time here Looks like 43/127 are late (about 34%) and 84/127 are on time (about 66%}.

    Ty for any help here, sorry if this is confusing
    Hi Ty,

    Does this help?
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