When working with numbers and formulas in Excel, you may occasionally find your results to be a little different than you expected. This could be due to how Excel computes and rounds values. Check out the following articles to understand how Excel treats numbers and how you can get the most precise results possible.
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Avoiding Rounding Errors in Formula Results
Some formulas just don't give the results you expect. Sometimes this is due to the way that Excel handles rounding. Here's what you can do to avoid rounding errors in your formulas.
Errors When Subtracting
When you subtract two numbers from each other, you have a certain expectation of what Excel should deliver. What if you get something that is not quite what you expected, however?