# negative value

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#### huhnjoe

I have created a soreadsheet with a field called 'Less 15% Reserve'.
want it to calculate the 15% amount based only if a positive numbe
appears in the cell used for calculation, not if that amount is
negative amount. How do I create the formula that would leave the cel
at a '0' if in fact the calculator cell is a negative number?

Thanks & Happy New Year

Jo

Attachment filename: summary log.xls

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#### Bob Phillips

Joe,

Try this formula

=(A1>0)*A1*15%

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#### Tom Ogilvy

=Max(0,A1*.15)

or
=if(A1>0,A1*.15,0)

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#### Gord Dibben

Joe

=IF(J7<=0,0,J7*0.15)

Gord Dibben Excel MVP

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#### Henry

Joe,

= A1*0.85

zero * 0.85 is still zero
100% - 15% is 85%

HTH
Henry

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#### Tom Ogilvy

85% of -100 is -85
So while it may be simple, it isn't the solution asked for I don't believe.

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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy

Henry said:
Joe,

= A1*0.85

zero * 0.85 is still zero
100% - 15% is 85%

HTH
Henry