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Create a calculated field

Create a calculated field

In the sample Superstore data, navigate to Sheet 1 and create a field to calculate the discount ratio, using the formula:

  • IF([Sales] !=0, [Discount]/[Sales],0)

The formula checks whether sales equal zero. If they do (i.e. sales do not = 0), it returns the discount ratio (Discount/Sales). If false (i.e. sales = 0), it returns zero.

Which office supplies are heavily discounted?

Which region are they most heavily discounted in?

(Hint: You might need to add Regions, Categories, and Sub-Categories to the columns and rows.)

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